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Article posted Feb 29 2012, 3:35 PM Category: Tyranny/Police State Source: EndoftheAmericanDream Print

19 Signs That America Has Become A Crazy Control Freak Nation Where Almost Everything Is Illegal

by Michael Snyder

Do you think that you are free? Most Americans would still probably answer "yes" to that question, but is that really the case? In the film Edge of Darkness, Mel Gibson stated that "everything is illegal in Massachusetts". Well, the same could pretty much be said for the United States as a whole. Our lives are governed by millions of laws, rules and regulations and more are being piled on all the time. In fact, 40,000 new laws just went into effect in January. Every single new law restricts your freedom just a little bit more. The truth is that America has become a crazy control freak nation where virtually everything that we do is highly regulated. You have probably broken multiple laws today that you don't even know exist. We have all become criminals and lawbreakers because almost everything is illegal at this point. Our politicians are convinced that they are "making life better" by piling gigantic mountains of laws on to our backs, and law enforcement authorities are convinced that they are helping society by "cracking down on crime", but the reality is that our liberties and our freedoms are being strangled by all of this government oppression. This is not the way that America is supposed to work.

Yes, every society needs laws. But the laws should be short enough and simple enough that everybody can read them and understand them.

In America today, there is no possible way that any of us could ever read all of the laws that apply to us. Most of us just live our daily lives and try to do the "right" thing. But there is no guarantee that men with guns will not show up at your door one evening because of some obscure regulation that you have broken.

The following are 19 signs that America has become a crazy control freak nation where almost everything is illegal....

#1 One California town is actually considering making it illegal to smoke in your own backyard.

#2 In Louisiana, a church was recently ordered to stop giving out water because it did not have a permit to do so.

#3 In the United States it is illegal to operate a train that does not have an "F" painted on the front. Apparently without that "F" we all might not know where the front of the train is.

#4 In many U.S. states is it now illegal to collect rain that falls from the sky on to your own property.

#5 In America today it is illegal to milk your cow and sell the milk to your neighbor. If you do this, there is a good chance that federal agents will raid your home at the crack of dawn.

#6 In Washington D.C. it is illegal not to recycle cat litter.

#7 It is illegal to give a tour of the monuments in Washington D.C. without a license.

#8 In the United States it is illegal to sell natural cures for cancer - even if they work.

#9 In the state of Massachusetts it is illegal to deface a milk carton.

#10 In the state of Alabama, bear wrestling is completely illegal.

#11 In Fairbanks, Alaska it is illegal to give alcoholic beverages to a moose.

#12 In Lake Elmo, Minnesota it is illegal to sell pumpkins or Christmas trees that are grown outside city limits.

#13 There is a federal law that makes it illegal to be "annoying" on the Internet.

#14 If you register with a false name on MySpace or Facebook you could potentially "spend five years in federal prison".

#15 In Hazelwood, Missouri it is illegal for little girls to sell girl scout cookies in the front yards of their own homes.

#16 All over the United States lemonade stands run by children are being shut down because they do not have the proper permits.

#17 In Florida, it is illegal to bring a plastic butter knife to school.

#18 In San Juan Capistrano, California it is illegal to hold a home Bible study without a "conditional use permit".

#19 In the city of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania it is illegal to make even a single dollar from a blog unless you buy a $300 business license.

Sadly, this list of crazy laws and ridiculous regulations could be thousands long.

We are a nation run by a bunch of control freaks that do not care about our liberties and our freedoms.

Every once in a while, John Stossel does some really great reporting. An example of this is posted below. In this 40 minute video, Stossel goes into great detail about how almost everything is illegal in America today. In particular, the first 20 minutes are absolutely excellent. If you have not seen this yet, I highly encourage you to check it out....



So why do we have so many laws and regulations?

Well, those that run things actually believe that we cannot be trusted with liberty and freedom.

They honestly are convinced that society will be better if they regulate our lives as much as possible.

This kind of "Big Brother" thinking is very dangerous. A lot of other horrible totalitarian societies started out with "good intentions" as well.

Yes, having millions of laws, rules and regulations does make society more "predictable" but it also makes it more like a giant prison.

This is not what our founding fathers intended, and this is not what America is supposed to be about.

Do any of you have any crazy laws or ridiculous regulations to add to this list? If so, please feel free to post them below....





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Posted: Feb 29 2012, 5:46 PM

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173157 In Bettendorf, Iowa they are trying to make a city ordinance that any person with tattoos or piercings that people may find offensive will not be allowed in public parks, if the tattoos can be seen. I know what some of you are going to say think about the kids, would you want your kids looking at vulgar tattoos? My response is I will teach my kids right from wrong and that we live in a country that is "free" lol to exspress yourself, and even if we may not agree with others way of life it is a true honor to live in a place where you are free to exspress yourself as you please. Also where do we draw the line on what is acceptable and what isn't, and who makes these calls? For example a person with a naked lady tattoo, or a demon holding a severed head tattoo some people may find this not acceptable to be in these parks. Ok now what if a non religious person finds it not acceptable for a person to have a man nailed to a cross ( a form of torture) can you kick a person out of the park for that? Where do you draw the line, or is it better not to draw one in the first place?
Chris

Posted: Feb 29 2012, 6:32 PM

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Wow, that's insane. The only line should be is it private property or not. If it's private property, you should have the right to exclude anyone you want. If it's public property, that's where "the tragedy of the commons" ruins everything. If you follow the constitution, which is supposedly the law of the land, it's free speech.
sorry so sad

Posted: Mar 01 2012, 6:18 PM

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64134 but ummm yeah i follow the constitution and you cant make laws that trump the constitution if so you are committing treason!!! Dont tread on me!! so yeah make all u want!!
Anonymous

Posted: Mar 02 2012, 4:33 PM

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67112 Insanity rules!


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