Alternet’s 10 Signs of the Impending Police State
Posted on May 27, 2006
An indispensible roundup, and it’s not just The War and The Spying. Alternet also points to presidential signing statements, free speech zones, the Internet clampdown, and touchscreen voting machines.
Is the U.S. becoming a police state? Here are the top 10 signs that it may well be the case.
1. The Internet Clampdown
One saving grace of alternative media in this age of unfettered corporate conglomeration has been the internet. While the masses are spoon-fed predigested news on TV and in mainstream print publications, the truth-seeking individual still has access to a broad array of investigative reporting and political opinion via the world-wide web. Of course, it was only a matter of time before the government moved to patch up this crack in the sky.