A Random First Stab At It...

I suppose a lot of it is fear...

"People not like us are bad. You must be afraid of those not like us. I am powerful and will protect you against those not like us... To do this, I must take away lots of your freedom, but it's for the better cause you will be safe from the outsiders who lurk around every corner to hurt you"

"Hail N.....o!"
ILoveMarie ILoveMarie
1 Response Feb 28, 2011

If we let people have freedom of choice, some people will decide things that will hurt you. It is better this way :-D<br />
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Maybe if the United States had more to be afraid of, maybe we'd have less freedom too... Then again, isn't that sort of the story with stuff like the Patriot Act, and similar?