[internetworkers] Welcome to the United Police States of Amerika...

Tom Boucher trekkie at nomorestars.com
Wed Jun 23 05:21:06 EDT 2004


On Jun 22, 2004, at 8:37 AM, zman wrote:

> On Mon, 21 Jun 2004, Tom Boucher wrote:
>> You know, I've been watching the series Babylon 5 on DVD (part way
>> through season 3) over the last week.   As I watch the Earth of 2260
>> spiral into a police state, I sit there seeing parallels.   Not all of
>> them, but still paralells.
>>
>> We have an 'unknown enemy' and 'matters of security' have increased 
>> the
>> military presence everywhere, people reporting seditious people, 
>> things
>> like that.
>
> Have you drawn the parallels to Nazi Germany?
>

Yeah I thought that the day the 'homeland security' thing started.  
Sounded rather germanic to me.

But I'm not watching a TV series about the rise of the Nazi Empire... :)




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