Thursday, June 15, 2006

As the American death toll reaches 2,500 in Iraq

here is how our government is safeguarding the freedoms they say the terrorists and insurgents hate so much.

Alito Vote Loosens Limits on Evidence
The Supreme Court ruled, 5-4, that police can use evidence collected with a warrant even if officers fail to knock before rushing into a home.

Flag-burning amendment heads to Senate floor

By Andy Sullivan
Thursday, June 15, 2006; 2:50 PM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A measure that would change the U.S. Constitution to let Congress ban burning the American flag was sent to the Senate floor on Thursday, setting up an election-year debate.

All this within a week of trying to pass the anti-gay marriage amendment.

I posted this on today's Marc Maron Show blog.

To protect our freedom, it appears the Shrub Pack are going to put it somewhere safe. Can't have just anybody exercise freedom. Might be a terrorist, you know. The little people might lose it. Better to lock it up in a vault somewhere and let the people who know what to do with it, like corporations and politicians, be the only ones allowed to have it.

Sadly, I'm afraid I might not be entirely wrong.

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