“Panics from pandemics unleash unchecked governmental power. The very premise of popular films like V for Vendetta reveal this: a group uses a virus to seize power and create a totalitarian society. Anyone could witness this from far-off lands, watching the news about China locking people up in their own homes and then removing them screaming from those homes whenever the state wanted. World War I and the Great Depression birthed virulent forms of governments with leaders like Hitler, Mao, Mussolini and Stalin.”
I am an American constitutional lawyer – and I see our government using Covid-19 to take away our fundamental rights — RT Op-ed
Do we really think “it can’t happen here” in America? Could we quarantine the constitution? Are we doing it already?
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