Why would I make up this story? … In my wildest dreams, I couldn’t think of such a thing happening. … They took me into a private screening room and pulled my pants down and then pulled down my underwear … If that’s not strip-searching, I don’t know what else you’d call it.”
Unfortunately, the court’s ruling in this case will do very little to protect citizens from the horrors of domestic violence and might even open the door to abuse by some law enforcement officials.
We have clearly passed through the first “atmospheric” stage of approaching dictatorship, and have now entered the second — the open behavior of a dictatorship in the United States.
If enacted, S. 679 would erase these barriers between the branches and shift the powers of appointment in such a way that the very foundation of our Republic would be weakened under the crushing weight of a powerful executive branch.
In an unprecedented move in US history, the government is telling a corporation where it can or rather can’t do business.