Prolonged detention: Obama explains FEMA Camps and Preventive incarceration

Obama calls for preventative detention and  for building a legal system for this from scratch.  “Prolonged detention” is necessary, according to Obama, to fight ‘terrorism’. See the Youtube at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YwqFN1-mxJc&feature=youtu.be

What would George Orwell have made of the world in 2013?

By Stuart Jeffries   (The Guardian, January 23, 2013)   . . . . Excerpt . . . .   . . . . Try this passage from Nineteen Eighty-Four, where Orwell writes of the 20th century as the period in which “human equality became technically possible” and in which, simultaneously “practices which had long […]