Re: [azsecularhumanists] fwd: "Revenge of the Nerds"
- Apart from the insult to the KGB quite a good article.
>Date: Thu, 5 Dec 2002 07:19:14 -0800
>From: johannp@... (Johann Opitz)
>Subject: [ca-liberty] "Revenge of the Nerds"
>To: firstname.lastname@example.org (ca-liberty)
>"Revenge of the Nerds"
>The "Homeland Security Act" is the usual kind of
>atrocity that we've all come to expect from the
>would-be slave-holders in Washington. In an
>astounding violation of their Oaths of Office,
>lawmakers have passed a bill that violates every
>single one of the Bill of Rights. In a marvellous
>display of ignorance (explained to me by a coworker
>who is a Russian expatriate), one of the Russian
>translations of "Homeland Security" is "KGB".
>For brevity's sake, the Act and the Unconstitutional,
>immoral Federal offices it creates will hereafter
>be referred to as "the American KGB." Under the
>KGB, Americans no longer have any Constitutional
>guarantees. NONE. Not that this comes as a surprise
>to anyone who's been paying even the slightest bit
>of attention to American political discourse over
>the last century. Federal officials have been in
>the process of murdering the Constitutional
>Republic since the Lincoln Administration. The
>American KGB simply pounds the final nail into
>its coffin, creating the de facto police state
>about which politicians have always dreamed.
>What the American KGB proves -- beyond a shadow
>of a doubt -- is that we can no longer depend on
>government to safeguard our liberties. With
>the passage of this Act, it becomes clear that
>government is the primary violator of our liberties.
>We can no longer believe that government will
>help us out of this mess. Government is the mess.
>Johann Opitz <johannp@...> RKBA!
>"Throughout recorded history, without exception, it has been the sole
>accomplishment of organized government to deprive their populations of
>liberty and of their property."
>-- John C. Calhoun
>"When the people fear their government, there is tyranny;
>when the government fears the people, there is liberty "
> Thomas Jefferson
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