Even Bush and Cheney wouldn’t (or couldn’t) go this far in disregarding the Bill of Rights. President Obama says you can be indefinitely imprisoned without charges for crimes you might commit in the future. Hang on as we descend into a police state that the Constitution is not supposed to allow…..
Postscript (12/4/11): This clip originally aired May 22, 2009.
Wow.. I was wondering how long it would take for Philip K. Dick’s ‘Minority Report’ predictions to actually come into effect in real life – but hearing it from the US president today?
Mindboggling, isn’t it? What happened to the America I thought I knew? Is the Constitution still valid? These are questions I am afraid to answer.
The motion towards forming the origins of a future police state is unfortunately looming ever closer.
And yet, with the amount of internet surveillance and monitoring a daily reality, I’d say we’re halfway there already.