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Details of recently emerged from a credible source of a possible terror threat in the New York City and Washington DC areas.
Just as the tenth anniversary of 9/11 approaches.
To address such threats the United States government has a long history.
Taking away your civil liberties and claiming -- -- -- -- -- make you safer.
But have we given -- too many of our rights supporters of GOP presidential hopeful Ron Paul have formed a super -- to tap into that sentiment take a listen.
To a portion of their new -- Our forefathers before us.
-- their lives.
So until -- Bringing the troops.
This recession we can get out of this trouble -- -- -- -- -- Other -- petition here to discuss our radio host Mike church.
And economic historian Tom woods I understand that this is a promo for the air for the super pack for ads that will come.
That's right revolution -- dot com as we were premiering some really kick you know what ads for -- how is it that the government has been able to sell us -- on the idea that by restricting human liberty can somehow keep this a fair.
Well one thing -- tried to do is assure us that don't worry any infringements on your civil liberties these are just gonna be imposed on the bad guys is never gonna happen you.
So it's okay that since 2008 the FBI has -- people don't realize now has the power.
To start in investigation of you to follow you around to watching 24 hours a day even if you've been accused of nothing.
They don't even suspect you of anything they could to start following you around and and and what actually happens is that these powers wind up being used against people who were politically unpopular.
We fought the revolution against the British government.
In large measure because parliament authorized British soldiers to write their own search warrants.
And now under the Patriot Act we have enabled federal agents not just FBI have been even those -- at the TSA.
To write their own search warrants basically the agent authorizing him or herself to enter into your property -- to go through you're a computer files.
How does that make -- safer -- now what makes it safer but it certainly makes is dumber.
Because we put up with this if you think back to 1798 this thing called the alien and sedition acts.
It took six months to Thomas Jefferson and James Madison to say we don't like this.
Let's call the Virginia assembly what's called a Kentucky assembly.
Let's do this thing called nullification.
Try to wipe it off the books.
You are your -- world's expert on nullification so six months after the alien and sedition act.
Which allowed the government to prosecute people whose words.
Put certain government officials into disrepute.
Like making fun of the president's waist line for which -- congressman from Vermont was notoriously.
Prosecuted six months and two states have nullified it.
Has any state notified the Patriot Act or are people afraid to tinker with.
This thing I think in part it's because they don't see the seriousness of the problem because.
So far we have seen we now have discovered that anti war dot com which has a lot of conservatives and libertarians on who were upset about foreign policy.
Has been investigated for perhaps being influenced by a foreign power like you have to be influenced by a foreign power to disagree with this foreign policy.
Greenpeace and people for the ethical treatment of animals have been harassed and so we think well we don't like those groups of who cares.
But think about the way we've seen governments define what constitutes a domestic terrorist right they define it in a way that sounds like a regular American.
So be very careful before you say all I trust the government I trust the government member Thomas Jefferson who said don't tell me about having confidence in man.
But buying him down from mischief by the chains of the com.
To to the -- in the constitution does anybody in government take the constitution seriously Jim Cliburn -- the number three ranking Democrat.
Once told me on on another show.
That I was hosting when I asked him where in the constitution is the federal government authorized to manage health -- was during the debate and obamacare look at -- judge.
Most of what we do down here is not authorized by the constitution and then -- I think it's funny that during a presidential debate -- -- Republican Party congressman Ron Paul say we need to legalize the constitution just imagine this concept here.
Legalize a constitutional you mean -- you take a note to actually mean -- you're saying -- which you mean.
So the constitution as we used to know or a or a as it used to limit the federal government that's the purpose of having a written document is to say this is what you may do not what you -- And do when congress and -- the other night said we need to legalize the constitution and apparently during a break in the debate.
He was approached by the governor of his home state also on the stage and governor Rick Perry.
I want to show the photograph.
Of the week which shows Ron Paul and Rick Perry.
Sort of doing what take a look at this and tell me what yeah.
Tom but it's governor Perry saying Ron.
Out of my face is congressman Paul saying I've got first amendment rights governor I'll say whatever I watch everything.
-- the governor is saying -- stop telling the truth about me I mean it that the guard vessel thing is bad enough but now we know that.
His former chief of staff was a lobbyist for Merck to be the whole thing has big pharma tool written all over it.
And the fact that -- on.
Was critical of Ronald Reagan for spending too much greatest shows He has some principles my church Tom -- it's a pleasure thank you for joining.
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