"Federal agents at the border may seize a traveler’s laptop computer and other electronic devices and hold them for an unspecified period of time even if they have no reason to suspect any wrongdoing."
"State: Just in case, we'll take your gun - Cops allowed to seize firearms even before crime is committed."
Yes, Big Brother is alive and well in these perilous times. As has been pointed out on many occasions, this Global War On Terror is as much a War on Us as it is them!
The first story applies to dear old Uncle Sam. You know him; he's the old bearded guy who's turned more and more tyrannical as he's aged and has recently taken this tyranny to new heights. "Federal agents at the border may seize a traveler’s laptop computer and other electronic devices and hold them for an unspecified period of time even if they have no reason to suspect any wrongdoing. Under newly disclosed policies, dated July 16 and issued by two agencies of the Department of Homeland Security, officials may also share copies of the laptop’s contents with other agencies and private entities for language translation, data decryption or other reasons, The Washington Post reports."
This is from you Republicans favorite guy, the beloved President George W. Bush, also known as America's first Saudi/Mexican President, and holder of political prisoners Ramos and Compean.
Secondly, In something straight out of the movie, Minority Report, "the Connecticut state legislature shows police have used the state's unique gun seizure law to confiscate more than 1,700 firearms from citizens based on suspicion that the gun owners might harm themselves or others." "The state's law permits police to seek a warrant for seizing a citizen's guns based on suspicion of the gun owner's intentions, before any act of violence or lawbreaking is actually committed."
For all you government lovers out there (Republicans and Democrats), these two bits of news should make you dizzy with glee and excitement!
All Tiger can say is; buy more guns and ammo before it's too late. This "government" we have will eventually unleash all it's power on the innocent, while protecting the criminal!