The truth speaks for itself . . .. America may be lost . . .. We may now be living under totalitarian rule. Some of us will recognize the truth. Some of us will continue to be in denial of the truth. Too few of us will fight back to regain the freedoms we have lost. The only thing you can be sure of is that this government will continue in its relentless march over whatever may be left of this once great Republic until we are all slaves on the land our fathers fought to make free.

Winston Churchill, speaking to the English people as they were about to become involved in World War II proclaimed:

"If you will not fight for right when you can easily win without bloodshed; if you will not fight when your victory will be sure and not too costly; you may come to the moment when you will have to fight with all odds against you and only a precarious chance of survival."

Because the American people have ignored warning after warning, we have finally come to that place in time where we are beginning to ask where our freedoms have gone. Unless we begin to take action now against unconstitutional acts on the part of our elected public servants, we will face a future choice, also described by Mr. Churchill. He said:

"There may be even a worse fate. You may have to fight when there is no hope of victory, because it is better to perish than to live as slaves."
Excerpt from Al Martin: :

The people of the United States have not only abdicated any authority over the power of their own government, but they have also abdicated their personal liberties and freedoms.

With the passage of the USA PATRIOT Act, we have effectively militarized law enforcement in the United States. Thus the ensuing and inevitable economic downturn and its consequences, such as an increase in civil strife and political tension that will result from this legislation, can be more easily handled by law enforcement.

The stationing of National Guard internally abrogates the Posse Comitatus Act, which was enacted to prevent the use of military forces on American soil. It is being ignored and the Posse Comitatus is just a hollow shell.

After the Bush Administration has passed all the legislation it wants, it will consolidate its newly found power and then the hype will begin to cool down. The first sign that the Bush Administration has absolute dictatorial authority will be when they no longer hype the situation – because they don’t have to.

What the Administration is doing, in concert with pro-government media, is creating a new class of American people. This new class of American citizen does not exist on racial or religious or national origin or creed or even sexual orientation. A new class of “unpatriotic” citizen is being created in the minds of the people.

Thomas Jefferson wrote, "Our rulers will become corrupt, our people careless... the time for fixing every essential right on a legal basis is [now] while our rulers are honest, and ourselves united. From the conclusion of this war, we shall be going downhill. It will not then be necessary to resort every moment to the people for support. They will be forgotten, therefore, and their rights disregarded. They will forget themselves, but in the sole faculty of making money, and will never think of uniting to effect a due respect for their rights. The shackles, therefore, which shall not be knocked off at the conclusion of this war, will remain on us long, will be made heavier and heavier, till our rights shall revive or expire in a convulsion."

As in the last days of the Roman Empire, there is a growing fire at the Imperial Palace, i.e., the White House. But this time, it is not Nero who’s fiddling; it is the American people.

Together we have the Power:

Signposts On The Road to Slavery
By Gary Larrabee

Posted on the Independent Newswire on 16 January 2002. An excerpt.

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