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Saturday, October 21, 2006 

Bush's Absolute Power Grab

"Many Americans are in denial about what is happening to the United States. They don't want to believe that a totalitarian structure could be put in place in their own country. They don't want to view the various pieces of George W. Bush's "anti-terror" system in that broad a context. They hope that someone or something -- the Supreme Court maybe -- will strike down the excesses of the Republican-controlled Congress and the Executive Branch.

Though there are still obstacles that stand in Bush's way -- the Nov. 7 elections, for instance -- America's march down a road to a new-age totalitarianism has advanced farther than many understand, as freelance reporter Carla Binion argues in this disturbing guest essay:"

Consortium News: Carla Binion

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Just a word in defense of the US media.

"We" -the US public are very effective at shutting them up. A pretty sizable chunk of America does not want to hear it and will either refuse to hear it or actively push to have anything they deem "unacceptable" banned.

This does seem to be reaching towards a boiling point but it's a coin toss as to which way things will go.

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