By John W. Whitehead
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Pages cm Includes bibliographical references and index. Summary: "Author paints a portrait of an evolving American police state as police authority expands into extensions of the military, and government's intrusions undermine basic freedoms guaranteed to American citizens under the Constitution, turning Americans into enemy combatants who are spied upon, raided, manhandled, silenced, locked up, shot at, and denied due process of the law"-- Provided by publisher. ISBN 978-1-59079-309-1 (hardbound book : alk.
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To join John in this fight, first read his manifesto: Battlefield America. ” —Llewellyn H. , author and chairman of Mises Institute “The loss of personal liberty, the growth of big government, and the death of government respect for persons rarely occur overnight. It takes a fine eye and a fearless manner to discover and reveal these dangers before it is too late. No one in American today does this better than John Whitehead. In his latest magnum opus, Battlefield America: The War on the American People, he paints the case that Fascism is already here, liberty is already lost, we are in more danger from the government than from bomb throwers, and it is nearly too late for hope.