This excerpt is from Chris Rodda's Diary at the Daily KOS:
Muslim Children Gassed at Dayton Mosque After "Obsession" DVD Hits Ohio by Chris Rodda
Sun Sep 28, 2008 at 08:50:29 PM PDT
(From the diaries -- kos)
On Friday, September 26, the end of a week in which thousands of copies of Obsession: Radical Islam's War Against the West -- the fear-mongering, anti-Muslim documentary being distributed by the millions in swing states via DVDs inserted in major newspapers and through the U.S. mail -- were distributed by mail in Ohio, a "chemical irritant" was sprayed through a window of the Islamic Society of Greater Dayton, where 300 people were gathered for a Ramadan prayer service. The room that the chemical was sprayed into was the room where babies and children were being kept while their mothers were engaged in prayers. This, apparently, is what the scare tactic political campaigning of John McCain's supporters has led to -- Americans perpetrating a terrorist attack against innocent children on American soil.
I came across this email from the ACLU and it reminded me of Naomi Wolf's book, The End of America: Letter to a young patriot. In the book, Wolf compares the developing Nazism of 1930s Germany to the Present Day USA. She describes a 10 step blueprint for closing down democracy and shutting down open society. For more information see the publisher's website about the book: http://www.chelseagreen.com/bookstore/item/endofamerica. Also see this YouTube video of a talk given by Wolf at UW Kane Hall: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RjALf12PAWc.
Here's the information from ACLU with a link to contact your Representative and Senators in Congress: https://secure.aclu.org/site/Advocacy?page=SplashPage&id=1009:
Tell Congress: Rein in DHS Travel Abuses
Planning a vacation? Thinking about traveling outside the country?
If you travel outside the United States, you can kiss your right to privacy, and perhaps your laptop, digital camera and cell phone, goodbye.
With no suspicion and no explanation, the U.S. government can seize your laptop, cell phone, or PDA as you enter the United States and download all your private information -- including your personal and business documents, emails, phone calls, and web history.
"The exercise takes place May 1-8 with a wide range of participants from federal and state departments and agencies."
Drew Hendricks (PMR-INFO)