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Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Democracy Means You Must Fight the Police State

The brutality and intimidation that has been directed against the #OccupyWallStreet movement demonstrates that democracy and personal freedom are once again on a slippery slope in this country. The police state must be fought every day if you want to preserve democracy.

If you don't keep up the pressure for democratic control, you lose it. It's use it or lose it. And that is something people find hard to understand. There is never a final victory for democracy. It's always a struggle, in every generation. And you have to take up the cause time, and time, and time again. — Tony Benn
Jeff Berwick / SafeHaven.com:
The US Is Fast Becoming a Third World Police State --

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