In a Tyranny, Even Pointing Out the Fact of Tyranny Is Grounds for Harassment

Protesting Against Indefinite Detention May Get You Detained

George Orwell said:

In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.

So today, even pointing out the fact that we are sliding into tyranny – for example, discussing the indefinite detention bill – is itself grounds for arrest:

Similarly, anyone who investigates factory farming may be considered a terrorist, even though factory farming may be a breeding ground for swine flu.

As may anyone who questions war, protests anything, asks questions about pollution or about Wall Street shenanigans, supports Ron Paul, is a libertarian or holds gold.

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