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Big Brother Raises His Ugly Head...and Nobody Notices!

Recovering Liberal Legislation being proposed by Republican Congressman, James Sensenbrenner of Wisconsin will, if enacted, compel people to spy on t

Recovering Liberal

Legislation being proposed by Republican Congressman, James Sensenbrenner of Wisconsin will, if enacted, compel people to spy on their neighbors, family members and friends, essentially forcing average Americans to become foot soldiers in the NEO-Cons' misguided war on drugs.

Sensenbrenner's bill-H.R.1528-cynically named "Safe Access to Drug Treatment and Child Protection Act," would not only turn people into spies, "but also to go undercover and wear a wire if needed". If a person resisted, he or she would face mandatory prison time.

The bill, additionally, "establishes new draconian penalties for a variety of non-violent drug offenses", including:

  • Five years for anyone who passes a marijuana joint at a party to someone who, at some point in his or her life, has been in drug treatment;
  • Ten years for mothers with substance abuse problems who commit certain drug offenses at home (even if their children are not at home at the time);
  • Five years for any person with substance abuse problems who begs a friend in drug treatment to find them some drugs.

These sentences would put non-violent drug offenders behind bars for as long as rapists, and they include none of the drug treatment touted in the bill's name

What horrifies me about this bill is not so much what it entails, but rather that for some unfathomable reason, the mainstream media ignored it.

Here, the largest end run against our cherished rights and privileges and the story could not make its way into the news cycle cluttered as it is with this whole Koran mess.

God help us!

Foes of Evolution Set Sights on New Target: Gravity

The Swift Report 

If a group of concerned parents gets its way, high school physics students may soon be required to learn about alternative explanations of gravity. The parents say that a one-sided focus on Newton's so-called universal law of gravitation is unfair to students who don't believe in gravity. If they prevail, physics teachers may be forced to read a statement acknowledging that our understanding of gravity is just a theory.  , including:

  • Five years for anyone who passes a marijuana joint at a party to someone who, at some point in his or her life, has been in drug treatment;
  • Ten years for mothers with substance abuse problems who commit certain drug offenses at home (even if their children are not at home at the time);
  • Five years for any person with substance abuse problems who begs a friend in drug treatment to find them some drugs.

These sentences would put non-violent drug offenders behind bars for as long as rapists, and they include none of the drug treatment touted in the bill's name

What horrifies me about this bill is not so much what it entails, but rather that for some unfathomable reason, the mainstream media ignored it.

Here, the largest end run against our cherished rights and privileges and the story could not make its way into the news cycle cluttered as it is with this whole Koran mess.

God help us!

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