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|User Info||Naomi Wolf -Letter to a Young Patriot; entered at 2011-01-10 07:53:07|
Registered: 2007-11-30 Just call me 'Comrade'
10 Steps when a would-be dictator seeks to close an open society ...|
1. Invoke a terrifying internal and external threat (e.g. sleeper cells)
2. Create a secret prison system outside of the rule of law (Guantanamo)
3. Establish a paramilitary force (e.g. Blackwater)
4. Create a surveilance apparatus (e.g. air travel "list")
5. Arbitrarily detain and release citizens, infiltrate citizen groups
6. Engage in arbitrary detention and release
7. Target key individuals
8. Control the press
9. Treat all political dissidents as traitors
10. Suspend rule of law/declare martial law
Documentary ... End of America ... http://www.snagfilms.com/films/title/the....
Things are urgent now.
"I think we need to prosecute for treason."
"The founders did not intend for us to delegate the defense of liberty to a professional class. They intended for us, ordinary people to do it and to see themselves as leaders."