Cheney Criticizer Arrested For "Assault"

Ah...another day, another story of how Cheney is dragging this country closer to 1930s Germany...

dick-cheney-angry.jpg  Cliff Schecter:

A man walked up to Dick Cheney, calmly told him he thought his Iraq policy was reprehensible, and walked away. A few minutes later he was arrested by the Secret Service, in front of his 8-year-old son, for "assault".

When he asked what would happen to his child, the Secret Service said, "He can be sent to Child Services." Luckily, the boy found his mother and was safe.

But the citizen who practiced his free speech spent a few hours in jail before he was released.

This is a story that was just told by Matthew Rothschild on Thom Hartmann's radio show.

You can purchase Matthew Rothschild's new book, You Have No Rights: Stories of America in an Age of Repression here.


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