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Tuesday, May 01, 2012

President Obama made a surprise trip to Afghanistan Tuesday, on the one-year anniversary of the death of Osama bin Laden. He addressed the nation about the withdrawal of troops from the war from Bagram Air base, Afghanistan.

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Brandt Hardin from Nashville

One year after Bin Laden’s death and over 10 years since 9/11, American citizens are still blindly allowing their civil liberties to be taken away one piece of legislation at a time. How much freedom are we willing to sacrifice to feel safe? Under the guise of fighting terrorism, the Patriot Act was adopted WITHOUT public approval or vote just weeks after the twin towers fell. These laws are simply a means to spy on our own citizens and to detain and torture dissidents without trial or a right to council. You can read much more about living in this Orwellian society of fear and see my visual response to these measures on my artist’s blog at http://dregstudiosart.blogspot.com/2011/09/living-in-society-of-fear-ten-years.html

May. 01 2012 08:56 PM

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