Monday, January 5, 2009

to say we live in Orwellian times

might be a bit of an understatement

Using data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau, the ACLU has determined that nearly 2/3 of the entire US population (197.4 million people) live within 100 miles of the US land and coastal borders.

The government is assuming extraordinary powers to stop and search individuals within this zone. This is not just about the border: This " Constitution-Free Zone" includes most of the nation's largest metropolitan areas.

Fact Sheet on U.S. "Constitution Free Zone"

Constitution Free Zone: The Numbers

Well, I know where my freedom can be found; in fact, I may have found my next abode.

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