by Michael Snyder
The Economic Collapse Blog
If anyone doubts that the country that many of us loved so much is almost totally gone, just look at what is going on all around the U.S. right now. People are actually being arrested and put in prison for not wearing masks. If authorities are willing to get this extreme during a relatively minor pandemic, what are they going to do to us when a true national emergency breaks out? I certainly don’t have anything against anyone that wants to wear a mask, and I certainly don’t have a problem with officials that want to encourage everyone to wear one. But when it gets to a point where the police are actively hunting for “non-conformers” and are dragging them off to prison in handcuffs, that should tell all of us that we aren’t living in a free country anymore.
I am sure that by now most of you have heard what happened to a woman in Ohio that was attending a middle school football game. She had the audacity not to wear a mask, and so a police officer used a taser on her, arrested her and dragged her away in handcuffs…