An Unbearable and Choking Hell: The Loss of Our Freedoms in the Wake of 9/11

More unsettling truth….

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What a strange and harrowing road we’ve walked since September 11, 2001

An Unbearable and Choking Hell: The Loss of Our Freedoms in the Wake of 9/11Image Credits: ndrwfgg / Wiki

John W. Whitehead
Rutherford Institute

“I tell you, freedom and human rights in America are doomed. The U.S. government will lead the American people in — and the West in general — into an unbearable hell and a choking life.”

Osama bin Laden (October 2001), as reported by CNN

What a strange and harrowing road we’ve walked since September 11, 2001, littered with the debris of our once-vaunted liberties. We have gone from a nation that took great pride in being a model of a representative democracy to being a model of how to persuade a freedom-loving people to march in lockstep with a police state.

What began with the passage of the USA Patriot Act in October 2001 has snowballed into the eradication of every vital safeguard against government overreach, corruption and…

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