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Posted by: MysticsToolbox on Jul 4, 2011 at 09:24:47 PM

Today is the 4th of July, an annual holiday when most Americans gorge themselves on hot dogs at one of their Aunt Hilda’s, or Uncle Harry’s, legendary cookouts. It is a day for family gatherings and watching awe-inspiring fireworks’ displays at a local park. It is a day to celebrate our freedoms—or so they tell us.

Who are “they?” Our government, of course (or rather, the makers of the laws and the enforcers of the now almost nonexistent Bill of Rights contained in the United States Constitution.) By virtue of the Patriot Act, our government officials have ruled that we must give up the most precious of our rights in order to keep us safe from terrorists.

We have lived with severely diminished rights ever since the passage of the Patriot Acts shortly