FURGUSON, MO — Following a week of clashes between police and citizens, Governor Jay Nixon has signed an executive order deploying Missouri National Guard soldiers to descend upon Ferguson to quell civil unrest.
EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ — Attendees to Super Bowl XLVIII will witness yet another exposé of excessive security and infringements of civil rights.
While some “journalists” would have you believe the biggest stories of 2013 were about twerking celebrities and over-hyped real-life courtroom sagas, much bigger events were happening with far more lasting national significance. The foundation of an American police state is already laid and making its existence known, while most of the country remains blissfully focused on sports, reality shows, establishment pseudo-news, and other distractions.
CHICAGO, IL — As the Windy City continues to be plagued with violence — rampant assaults, rapes, and shootings — Illinois leaders are struggling to find a solution (or press an agenda). But their preference toward authoritarian tactics becomes quickly evident, as the suggestion of deploying National Guard troops is apparently not off the table. This extreme measure has been pushed several times in recent years as Chicago’s murder rate has escalated to embarrassing levels. Will recent acts of violence be the catalyst that these police state advocates need to send in soldiers?