I don't understand how I've come to live in a country where people say, "If you don't have anything to hide, what are you worried about?"
I don't understand why it is that all of America doesn't see the parallels between what's going on now and what happened in Russia under Stalin. We thought this would never be a country where people would be "disappeared," where they would be thrown in jail and not even given a hearing, because we had silly Latin words written on a piece of paper long ago that used to be meaningful.
Freedom of speech.
Freedom of assembly.
It was a good thing while it lasted, huh? And now I feel like even putting something like this as a public post in my journal is asking for a knock on the door from the Secret Service ...