When the police or the government are talking about expanding powers to stop terrorism, gangs, guns or other hot button issues you should get worried. Eventually the law will be used for purposes that some cop or politician assured us it never would. Check out the Patriot Act's latest foray into the Appalachians:
Originally touted as a tool in the struggle against terrorism, the Patriot Act now was being used in the hills of East Tennessee as part of a shadowy war that had been going on for decades, a struggle that pitted the federalWhat's so bad? Apparently illegal gambling on the cockfights. Read the rest.