Thursday, January 12, 2006

Phasers on Stun

New Criminals: Disruptors

WFT? A teeny change slipped into the Patriot Act makes ok to arrest people entering anyplace where the Glorious King may be, if they believe the person is there to 'disrupt" the events even if they haven't actually done anything yet. The rules are intended to clearly define the role of the secret service, but

We know that Bush is apparently terrified of protesters and they are usually corralled in "free speech zones", so they've apparently decided to pass laws to ensure that he never has to hear a dissenting opinion or see someone waving a sign. That would be disruptive, you know.

Washington Post
Daily Kos
Patriot Daily

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