Thomas Drake: These are the hallmarks of tyranny and despotism (must-see)

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Thomas Drake blew the whistle on a massive domestic information gathering scheme and was called “an enemy of the state” (speech at Sam Adams Awards)

Whistle Blower Threatened with 35 Years in Prison, Warns of Developing Tyranny

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Transcript

What Country Do We Want to Keep?

by Thomas Drake
consortiumnews.com
November 27, 2011

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I consider the immediate aftermath of WWII as the real turning point when the American Dream began to go south at the very moment when the U.S. sat astride the world at the pinnacle of power. Consider all the centralizing legislation for a national security state that was passed either by Congress or put into play by the Executive Branch. And therein lies the problem.

For this is when the American Republic began its transformation into a national security state and then this transformation was exponentially accelerated as a result of 9/11 into a Top Secret America – an increasingly ‘off the books’ secret government operating within our Constitutional form of government that hides behind unitary executive privilege and the invocation of state secrets when questioned or held to account.

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What Country Do We Want to Keep? | Consortiumnews

see

Colonel Morris Davis: Obama had no balls to close Gitmo

Barack Obama signs H.R. 1540, NDAA into law

We’ve had a military coup in the United States!

Congressional Tyranny, White House Surrender by Ralph Nader + The Punk Patriot: Indefinite Detention Bill Passes Both Senate and House

Inside Obama’s “Orwellian World” Where Whistleblowing Has Become Espionage: The Case of Thomas Drake (must-see)

When It Comes To Whistleblowers, Obama is the Worst President by Sibel Edmonds

George Orwell’s 1984 (must-see film)

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