Alegria (alegria_a) wrote,
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Big Brother wants to know your reading list

This is very disturbing - apparently the FBI and DEA have attempted to subpoena bookstores to determine what some suspects had purchased in the past. Hello, First Amendment anyone?

http://www.salon.com/books/feature/2002/02/13/bookstores/index.html?x

Maybe my nameless dread of my prior post has to do with where this country is going. The war, Dubya's attacks on women's rights, the furthering of the bullshit War on Drugs, eroding of environmental rights, and so on.....I"m starting to wonder how long until I will want to leave the US for fear of my rights and my life. This is scary, as the US is generally one of the largest supporters of freedom and rights, but this is just another sign of a disturbing trend.
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