ARE OUR CIVIL LIBERTIES BEING SLOWLY TAKEN AWAY?

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By Blaze and Spitfire AMERICAS FREEDOM FIGHTERS –

To preserve our civil rights and liberties is key to the well-being of our democracy. A little of those are being eroded everyday. Wake up people and look at the big picture. Take a look at this list of some of the rights we have as citizens.

One America has the list:

-Right to a fair public trial, including competent counsel, a fair bond, an impartial jury, knowledge of charges, and presumption of innocence.

-Right to privacy and freedom from unwarranted searches and seizures, including secret surveillance of phone and internet usage, and investigation of medical, financial, and library records.

-Freedom from arbitrary and indefinite detention and arbitrary and unfair deportation.

-Freedom from cruel and abusive treatment and punishment, including so-called ‘alternative interrogation techniques’, humiliating and degrading treatment, and torture as defined by international law.

-Freedom of speech and assembly, including the right to dissent without fear of government spying or intimidation.

-Freedom from discriminatory treatment based on race, religion, ethnicity, national origin, gender, or political beliefs.

Infringement of our civil liberties has been going on for a long time. Only in recent years has it got worse. Part of the problem is that people don’t want to get involved in our government or the process. Too many people want a handout from it so they are selling their liberty and souls to it.

This country was built on Christian principles, but we are told that we cannot even say a prayer in schools. We are told that the Constitution provides for a separation of church and state but that doesn’t exist and there is no such provision in the U.S. Constitution. This primarily started in the late 1960’s and early 1970’s when one person was responsible for taking prayer out of our schools. Now it is becoming more difficult to even mention Christianity or even have the Ten Commandments hanging in public places.

We are supposed to have free speech, but yet we see restrictions on our speech and what we may say in a public forum. All the political correctness is destroying America.

The Patriot Act is only one thing which restricts our rights and give the government greater control over our lives. The Patriot Act is so vague in parts, that government agencies may eavesdrop on our conversations and break into our homes without a search warrant.

Both Democrats and Republicans seem more interested in preserving their power than doing the right thing for the country. They are doing everything possible to erode our rights. Just look at what Obama is doing, he is forcing socialized healthcare on the country. He has free healthcare as provided by the people but under his system we would be forced to give up more of our money and rights to decent healthcare.

The Environmental Protection Agency can take land and impose fines in the name of the environment without trial. There have been many documented situations of abuse by this agency. For example, The Bundy Ranch situation.

The Internal Revenue Service is an agency which basically operates with impunity. Although the amendment to provide for an income tax was never passed by enough states to legally ratify, it has become law. Try to not pay income taxes in this country and you will likely go to jail. They have since become more and more intrusive and can take property or money without due process.

We have allowed this government to become so bloated that we no longer know what is going on. The greatest threat to civil liberty is ourselves and big government. I am not against it because we need some sort of government structure to make things run more smoothly. We absolutely do not need big government. At this point in history, it has gotten too big and too intrusive in our lives. We need a much smaller one. Until people start learning to take the initiative and take care of themselves and their families the government will continue to grow and erode our civil liberties. 

Dean James AMERICAS FREEDOM FIGHTERS

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