Just because you're paranoid doesn't mean they're not out to get you.
Ex-Hitler youth's warning to America
I don't know if it's scary or reassuring that this has been going on for so long. It can be scary if things are coming to a head. It can be reassuring in that they've not been used against us yet, and might not in our lifetime.
Ah, but the government wouldn't use military tactics against CIVILIANS!
How about these drug raids?
I'm wondering now if the "war on drugs" was in part intended to get us used to the use of military tactics against civilians.
Oh, no! Our government would never use military equipment and tactics on civilians!
And if you believe that, you'll believe anything.