Here’s a disturbing article in the WSJ about the growing police state in America. It seems that every little government agency now has its own law enforcement office. As Congress and the federal bureaucracy churn out more laws and more regulations, an army of law enforcement is needed to police the scofflaw American public.
Imagine a team of SWAT agents numbering in the teens bursting into your home, rifling through your personal belongings because they suspect you are in possession of…..coral. You obtained it legally, of course, but forgot to fill out the “proper” paperwork. Your penalty: $500 fine and one year of probation.
Welcome to the Great American Police State.