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The Boy Who Cried Wolf

We all remember that Aesop Fable.

Fast-forward to today, wherein people are lampooned for worrying about the Jade Helm military exercise.

I wonder why they came to the conclusion there was something malicious about it?

Could it be governmental actions have been less-than-benign now for over 40 years?

  • unwarranted airport searches
  • unwarranted sobriety checkpoints
  • unwarranted vehicle searches for contraband at the borders
  • unwarranted personal questioning with regard to citizenship or legal residence
  • local police abuse of constitutional rights
  • federal agency abuse of constitutional rights
  • intelligence agencies spying on American citizens’ cellular telephones, Internet communications, snail mail, conversations and all manner of communication
  • intelligence secret ‘courts’ forcing citizens into black ‘prisons’ for interrogation without benefit of counsel or constitutional protections
  • military-sanctioned assassinations via drone strikes of U.S. Citizens overseas
  • The U.S. Attorney General not ruling out similar actions on U.S. soil

Ad infinitum, ad nauseum

I believe in the Constitutional Republic of The United States of America.  Whatever we have been perverted into is not the same nation, however.

It is no wonder that people reflexively want to believe the worst about their government.  FEMA concentration camps, contrail poisoning, and Jade Helm are just the tip of the conspiracy theory iceberg.

We need to support a presidential candidate in this next election who proposes dialing back the abuses of the past 40 years.

Of course, if we truly believe in conspiracies, they will be discredited or assassinated before that happens.

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About guffaw1952

I'm a child of the 50's. libertarian, now medically-retired. I've been a certified firearms trainer, a private investigator, and worked for a major credit card company for almost 22 years. I am a proud NRA Life Member. I am a limited-government, free-market capitalist, who believes in the U.S. Constitution and the Rule of Law.

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4 thoughts on “The Boy Who Cried Wolf

  1. I’d go back farther than 40 years but that’s a good start.

    FBI director Comey says he has in his office a memo signed by Bobby Kennedy and J. Edgar “authorizing” wiretaps/bugs on MLK. No warrant. No oversight. No problem. Just two signatures from The Power and good to go.
    He says he keeps it to remind him of his duty to uphold the constitution.
    I’ll believe it when I see it. Perp walking Hitlary and Valerie Jarrett would be a good start.

    Posted by KM | August 15, 2015, 10:09 am
    • Agreed, but I was trying to be somewhat ‘realistic’. 😆
      Yes, and the former AG and a number of Presidents to follow.
      And reverse direct election of Senators and the income tax.
      We can dream, can’t we?

      Posted by guffaw1952 | August 15, 2015, 3:45 pm
  2. KM is right. IT’s ugly… and getting uglier…

    Posted by Old NFO | August 15, 2015, 7:04 pm

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