SURVEILLANCE || 21st CENTURL FEUDALISM
"They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety." - Benjamin Franklin
Thanks to Liz Michaels for the following
Show me your Papers!
| Food for thought | Not sure I agree with the sentiments expressed on the back of this guy's shirt [see pix on left] But it give's one pause |
I'm no pacifist, mind you | And I know I've been in conversations where others -in frustration- have expressed extreme sentiments | But this approach doesn't seem, to me, ultimately, to work | We still have to figure out solutions together |
Maybe Ann Coulter
finds this the proper approach to life [at least in the way she'd advocate changing her opponent's minds] But she's a hateful coward whom I strongly doubt has any interest or inclination to person the front lines herself [I'd sa "man" the front lines, but though I believe she has cujones.... ah, I just don't want to quibble on the fine points]
But obstreperous pundits is not the point here | The pix was posted to a group as a response to another poster's frustration about [and suspicion of] an increased obsession with everyone having ID cards
| Itself a scary phenom |
For the next step is some supercilious
bureaucrat asking [and expecting
automatic compliance] to the question "May I see your papers?
" and [...increased agitation on the official's part] "Give me your papers, creep! or you are under arrest!