First They Come for Your Guns…

2 May

It could NEVER happen here…

The military would be empowered to maintain that “public order.”

Japan’s “Stealth Constitution” Destroys Civil Rights

Can they be any more clear about what they are trying to achieve?

One proposal would ban anyone from “improperly” acquiring or using information about individuals – a clause experts say could limit freedom of speech.

Under Article 96, changes to the constitution must be approved by at least two-thirds of both houses of parliament and then a majority of voters in a national referendum. Abe wants to require a simple majority of lawmakers before a public vote.

It’s probably nothing…

Zero Hedge

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2 Responses to “First They Come for Your Guns…”

  1. Atticus May 2, 2013 at 8:11 pm #

    I recently read a book called “Life and Death in Shanghai” about a Chinese women’s experience during the Maoist Communist revolution in China. Sometimes it is a little frightening to see the parallels between what’s going on here and what happened there.

    Of course it’s not quite as extreme here, but an interesting comparison.

    • kootenaybob May 3, 2013 at 5:46 am #

      The trouble with “parallels” is that too often they become models that progressives and statists adopt – like Cyprus…

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