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A little fear is a dangerous thing
Washington Times, by Kyle Scott

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Posted By:StormCnter, 2/18/2013 5:06:41 AM

Fear is now a stronger motivation among the American people than liberty and justice. Motivated by fear, the American public looks the other way while government officials use drones to kill U.S. citizens. Americans are told drones must be used in the name of security. Some elected officials also sincerely fear another terrorist attack on the United States from Islamic terrorists. While that fear is justified, allowing it to overwhelm constitutional limitations on executive and military authority does more damage than any terrorist ever could. If the Constitution is pushed aside in the name of security due to fear,

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Spidey, 2/18/2013 6:07:30 AM     (No. 9182403)

I´m more worried about an attack coming from obama than a foreign terrorist.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: chumley, 2/18/2013 6:30:42 AM     (No. 9182419)

Ditto. It is a sad state of affairs when a peaceable citizen fears the authorities more than he fears the crooks.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: bullhead, 2/18/2013 8:24:34 AM     (No. 9182553)

FTA: "While that fear is justified, allowing it to overwhelm constitutional limitations on executive and military authority does more damage than any terrorist ever could."

We have recently witnessed an outrageous and illegal exercise of military authority by Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Dempsey. Following Benghazi, he telephoned a Florida pastor, Terry Jones, and "urged" him to stopped criticizing Islam.



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Reply 4 - Posted by: LudicrousSextus, 2/18/2013 10:13:03 AM     (No. 9182765)

It´s a sadder state of affairs when the American public has no way to ´enforce´ legal behavior from it´s elected officials...

And since Obama´s so-called ´Justice Department´ is now in the gun running business and can´t be counted on to apply laws *equally* to citizens - we´re in ´justice via crapshoot´ territory these days.

Obama has violated one Federal law after another - since taking office. He let the public know from the outset he was a ´law unto himself´ - and the idiots re-elected him???

If Obama is *not* impeached - it merely indicates the American pubic has finally become too stupid to govern itself ethically.

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