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The Patriot Act Violates Virtually
The Entire Bill Of Rights
The Entire Bill Of Rights
“You had to live—did live, from habit that became instinct—in the assumption that every sound you made was overheard, and, except in darkness, every movement scrutinized.”—George Orwell, 1984
The Patriot Act vs. the Constitution…Congressional flatworms allow this vile Act to continue…no better than Benedict Arnold. Our government cannot control itself, why would I expect it to control me?
Law is a lot like medicine. When you have too much it can be fatal. It’s insanity to think the government can or should protect us from every conceivable negative consequence…
The so-called Patriot Act was a large step in what I call the Sovietization of the United States. Stalin would be proud at how our government[s] have eliminated privacy and have restricted our freedom to travel both domestically and internationally through the vast imposition of passports, socialist slave numbers and more on everyday Americans.
One need simply follow the money to see who benefits-Wall Street. As our multiple wars wind down, Wall Street began earnestly selling spy technology to the NSA and other arms of the government. Wall Street often writes the rules and lobbies hard for what they want and they learned long ago who to buy and sell among the political elite.
Along with many other Americans, we’re damned sick of the parasites in Washington who ruining our nation, depriving us of our civil liberties and bankrupting our economy.
Today, there’s little room for indiscretions, imperfections, or acts of independence—especially not when the government can listen in on your phone calls, monitor your driving habits, track your movements, scrutinize your purchases and peer through the walls of your home. That’s because technology—specifically the technology employed by the government against the American citizenry—has upped the stakes dramatically so that there’s little we do that is not known by the government.
By Katarina Uhalova
The Patriot Act was established after the 9/11 attack on the World Trade Center and its main point was to protect people from terrorism. Specifically, it allows FBI agents to search personal information of people, to read their emails, and listen to their private phone calls. Before the Patriot Act, the agents were not allowed to do this kind of research. They would need to have the permission of a judge.
The Patriot Act breaches the First Amendment, which declares our rights to freedom expression, speech and information. Freedom of information and individual liberty had a tremendous impact on the people in the 20th century, which allowed them to have their perceptions and examine situations from their own point of view. The Fourth Amendment should also protect us from search and seizure. Our society should deny the Patriot Act because it raises controversial issues, such as violating the Constitution and having a tremendous impact on our social lives.
One of the first reasons why the Patriot Act violates the First Amendment rights is because, as it states, "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press, or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances."
These words are stated in the Constitution and they should be respected at all times. Evidently, the Patriot Act violates freedom of speech in the way that people are losing the right to say what and how they truly feel. We have to be careful with the use of words about politics or government because we can be prosecuted. To illustrate it another way, the Patriot Act violates the democratic rights of the freedom of political expression. Furthermore, the Patriot Act researches what people are saying, which makes them very careful with their vocabulary and the meaning of words they use. Even though the government cannot deny our rights to react on certain political issues, the Patriot Act restricts what we can say.
EDITORS PARTING NOTES:
"They [the founders] proclaimed to all the world
the revolutionary doctrine of the divine rights of the common man.
That doctrine has ever since been the heart of the American faith."
-- Dwight D. Eisenhower
And this doctrine has been under attack ever since by both Democrats and Republicans!
The America we live in today is not the America I once knew. Everywhere I look I see the erosion of American ideals, the loss of individual freedom…our nation was founded during the Age of Enlightenment or Reason. Now, our so-called leaders are taking us back to the Dark Ages by undermining of our freedoms and privacy.
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Yours for better living,
Bruce ‘the Poor Man’
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