Welcome to Police State America

Who says it can’t happen here. Who mistakenly believes that the [Peoples] Bill of Rights is a defense against popular tyranny, a.k.a direct democracy.

The Supreme Court sided with police state tactics when it ruled in favor of allowing “license check” roadblocks, in the name of….

Is there a state in America that doesn’t use roadblocks as a fishing tool to reel in and selectively persecute bad guys of the day.

Amendment IV.
Right of search and seizure regulated.
The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized.

The 4th Amendment is explicit. There must be probable cause. The Court disagrees.

Now in an extension of the Court’s ruling police state America rears its ugly head ever higher.

Officers armed with military rifles, some with laser sights, have been stopping and questioning passers-by…

Fielder said officers had not arrested anyone for violating the curfew, only questioned people about why they were outside. Those without good answers or those who are acting nervously get additional attention, Fielder said.

“As far as I’m concerned, at 3 o’clock in the morning, nobody has any business being on the street, except the law,” Councilman Eugene “Red” Johnson said. “Anyone out at 3 o’clock shouldn’t be out on the street, unless you’re going to the hospital.”

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