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Forum Post: #OCCUPYAmerica: Doublethink and the American Police State

Posted 12 years ago on Nov. 23, 2011, 5:38 p.m. EST by occupyacrossamerica (7)
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America is a police state.

I know–it doesn’t look like a police state. That’s why I didn’t notice until recently. It’s why you probably didn’t either.

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[-] 4 points by turbocharger (1756) 9 years ago

1 in 25 people were arrested last year. Which should come as no surprise given we have over 100 bases across the globe.


[-] 1 points by elephant (19) 12 years ago

Orwell's 1984 pdf book, movie & mp3

You can use vlc media player—also free-


Movie 100 minutes


Pdf book


Mp3 audio 10.5 hours



Orwell's final novel, 1984, is the story of one man's struggle against the ubiquitous, menacing state power (“Big Brother”) that tries to dictate nearly every aspect of human life. The novel is a classic in anti-utopian fiction, and a trenchant political satire that remains as relevant today as when it was first published. Annotation

Examines different aspects of Orwell's anti-utopian classic, with a biographical sketch of the author and critical essays on this work. Books of the Century; New York Times review, June 1949 - Mark Schorer

It is probable that no other work of this generation has made us desire freedom more earnestly or loathe tyranny with such fullness. 1984, the most contemporary novel of the year and who knows of now many past and to come, is a great examination into and dramatization of Lord Acton's famous apothegm, " power tends to corrupt and absolute power corrups absolutely

[-] 1 points by CrystalP (79) 12 years ago

The military has been training for years to prepare for martial law. I know some of the drills were held in California using actual towns.

[-] 1 points by ScrewyL (809) 12 years ago

I noticed it 10 years ago, and it has only gotten worse. Much older and wiser people than I said it's been like that for decades upon decades, and my research appears to confirm that.