And then there's this ...
New Orleans Begins Confiscating Firearms as Water Recedes
Is this even legal? I understand the security risks involved, but what about the Second Amendment? Exactly where do we draw the line, when it comes to sacrificing our civil rights for the sake of Homeland Security measures? Can anyone say Animal Farm?! How about 1984?
Take away the First and Second Amendments, and where does that leave us? Slaves to a totalitarian regime, that's where. Wasn't this one of Bush's excuses for the war in Iraq; to rid the world of this sort of government? Perhaps what he meant was that he couldn't stand the competition. Call it a corporate takeover of mass proportions.