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Now a few items from our freedom files imagine this a rookie cop -- out on patrol undercover late at night in the neighborhood hit by a series of burglaries.
There are surveillance cameras everywhere and a camera operator radios and the tell the rookie.
There's a suspicious character milling about.
Right in the cops vicinity so the rookie cop gives chase that every -- he turns a corner and think -- about to -- the guy there's nobody there only the camera operator keeps telling the cop that he must be right on the suspicious fellows heels.
After twenty minutes of running in circles the -- stops the camera operator radios in.
A sergeant that I joined the camera operator was able to identify the suspicious guy.
It was -- undercover cop he had been chasing himself no it is not George Orwell's version of the keystone cops this actually happened.
In England where Big Brother surveillance cameras Don virtually every street corner on the land.
There's even a picture of one outside the 1984.
Father's place a burden.
We may have passed the actual calendar year in 1984.
But George Orwell's terrifying vision of big brother and and the totalitarian world is already here.
That -- a little closer to home and not so funny in Houston Texas police were sent to respond to -- know these complains.
The Houston free thinkers like that name civil liberties group -- throwing a block party that we got a little -- The when the cops return for a second noise complaint -- double down.
In all the rockets one -- does something he probably shouldn't have.
If you believe it.
Organizers of a party admitted that crowd told the cops they didn't have to quiet down.
But is this the appropriate response really to go Rogen -- a shotgun.
At a crowd of unarmed party goers were celebrating free speech.
The -- and free thinkers definitely got a lesson in how many civil liberties still remain.
Sometimes it's good to be seen in charge sometimes it's good to be in charge these customers that with a little bit of snow yesterday.
-- he'll be forgiven if you live here or there are.
And did notice -- most places got barely -- -- But the threat was enough for the federal government.
To tell its employees to go home early yesterday if they wanted to.
The district of Columbia's municipal government also switch traffic lights to rush hour -- at 1 o'clock in the afternoon.
To make it easier for the employees.
Those who work for you.
To go home and it deployed a 180 snowplows yesterday morning not one of which was used.
Would you like that kind of treatment a less.
You'd have to join club fed in order to get.
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