Homeland Security continues to demonize conservatives and libertarians
Posted on July 10, 2012 at 7:40 PM EST
Thanks to the federal governmentâ€™s constant overreach and deference to international organizations such as the United Nations, many Americans have become increasingly distrustful of government institutions and officials. Meanwhile, government officials seem to have become increasingly distrustful of individual liberty, a distrust that manifests itself in a number of bizarre and frightening ways.
To cite a particularly absurd example of this distrust, the Missouri Information Analysis Center (MIAC) issued a report in 2009 titled â€śThe Modern Militia Movementâ€ť warning that â€śmilitiasâ€ť â€” very broadly defined â€” were on the rise, and that readers of the report should be wary of individuals displaying the Gadsden (â€śDonâ€™t Tread On Meâ€ť) flag or whose vehicles displayed bumper stickers supporting two-time Republican presidential candidate U.S. Rep. Ron Paul, 2008 Constitution Party presidential nominee Chuck Baldwin or me (I was the 2008 Libertarian Party presidential nominee).
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