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Battlefield America : the war on the American people

Author: John W Whitehead
Publisher: New York : SelectBooks, Inc., [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Author paints a portrait of an evolving American police state as police authority expands into extensions of the military, and government's intrusions undermine basic freedoms guaranteed to American citizens under the Constitution, turning Americans into enemy combatants who are spied upon, raided, manhandled, silenced, locked up, shot at, and denied due process of the law"--
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John W Whitehead
ISBN: 9781590793091 1590793099
OCLC Number: 900624054
Description: xiv, 337 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword / Dr. Ron Paul --
Part I.A declaration of war --
It can happen here --
Welcome to the police state --
A state of martial law --
The dismal state of our freedoms --
Waking up to reality --
Fascism American style --
We hired Hitler! --
Part II. The war on the American people --
The building blocks are in place --
The very definition of tyranny --
Robbed blind by the government --
Ravaged, raped, and stripped of our dignity --
Lessons in indoctrination and compliance --
Snitches for the police state --
The double standard in defense --
Who's to blame for battlefield America? --
Part III. The American police state --
A country at war with itself --
Vigilantes with a badge --
When police shoot first and ask questions later --
In the war zone --
America's standing armies --
The complicity of the courts --
The mastermind behind it all --
The banality of evil --
Part IV. The American surveillance state --
The watchers --
The abyss of no return --
Orwell's nightmare : big brother meets big business --
The twilight zone awaits us --
The FBI : America's thought police --
The brave new world --
The matrix --
Welcome to the posthuman era --
Part V. The resistance --
Are you a slave or a rebel? --
Militant nonviolent resistance --
Prisons without walls.
Responsibility: John W. Whitehead.

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"Author paints a portrait of an evolving American police state as police authority expands into extensions of the military, and government's intrusions undermine basic freedoms guaranteed to American citizens under the Constitution, turning Americans into enemy combatants who are spied upon, raided, manhandled, silenced, locked up, shot at, and denied due process of the law"--

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