A Russian proverb says "choose your enemies carefully for you will become like them. Keep this in mind as the Patriot Act is expanded, with almost lone opposition from Russ Feingold, in the coming weeks. NPR reported this morning that a bipartisan group of Senators wants additional time to debate the renewal of the act. But expect more fear-mongering as so-called patriots demand the "budget cuts" in the bill of rights in the name of security.
Today NBC News reportedly uncovered a 500-page document (download here
) from the Defense Department that describes "threats" such as meetings planned to peacefully protest military recruitment at high schools in Florida.
The article can be found here.
Apparently we've met the enemy, and he is us.