Originally Posted by lcarus
Seems like every threat now days is "they could get a nuclear weapon" or "they're trying to get WMDs!" or "they want all Jews dead!". North Korea and Iran aren't gonna do a god damn thing.
Fear is used to control the masses.
“Experience should teach us to be most on our guard to protect liberty when the Government’s purposes are beneficent. Men born to freedom are naturally alert to repel invasion of their liberty by evil-minded rulers. The greatest dangers to liberty lurk in insidious encroachment by men of zeal, well-meaning but without understanding.” — James Madison