May 19, 2014

Canada Is Becoming a Police State

George Jonas, National Post

The Associated Press

A society drifting into a police state displays some early warning signs. They’re not too subtle and I very much doubt if they require previous exposure to tyranny to detect. Ironically, one is a demand for more freedom and democracy, along with a wider distribution of political power and human rights.

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