I just finished John W. Whitehead’s important book, A Government of Wolves: The Emerging American Police State. It was chilling, Orwellian and correct about our emerging police state. In a week when we learned that our government admits that it has has been collecting trillions of our telephone calls, emails, videos, facebook posts, etc. and the Supreme Court oks government collecting our DNA if we ever should be arrested for any alleged crime, the author tells us that all this has been happening quitely behind our backs for years.
Fully documented to the end, this book is well-written and an easy read. Whitehead puts all the pieces together about the bleak future of A Government of Wolves... Best Price: $2.59 Buy New $11.01 (as of 03:35 EDT - Details) liberty in our country in a compelling narrative. He engages the reader and his Orwellian conclusions are frightening.
It appears that the point of no return has passed and I have little hope in an uprising of civil disobedience as Whitehead urges or a second American Revolution which would restore normalcy to the public and revitalize our lost constitutional liberties.
This book can certainly be a manifesto for a movement to that end. I pray it inspires the present generation to the task at hand. But I fear that nothing less than a social upheaval akin to that of the civil rights movement in the 1950s and 1960s, or the opposition to the war in Vietnam in the late 60s, will do it.
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