- Arrest you for selling raw milk.
- Arrest you for distributing free pamphlets.
- Arrest you for shingling your own home.
- Arrest you for legally carrying a concealed weapon.
- Fine you for selling lemonade.
- Arrest you for swearing.
- Arrest you for asking a judge questions on his way to court.
- Arrest you for asking questions at a city council meeting.
- Arrest you for video taping police while they are performing their duties in public.
- Arrest you for video taping a public policy meeting in a public venue.
- Arrest you for feeding homeless people.
- Arrest you for locking your pets in a parked car for a brief period of time.
- Arrest you for standing around on a public sidewalk.
- Arrest you for dancing in public.
- Arrest you for reading the Bible aloud in public.
- Arrest you for not giving your child medication that they have a reaction to.
- Arrest you for merely linking to sites that contain copyrighted material.
- Arrest you for walking down a sidewalk while texting.
- Arrest you for giving out hugs.
- Arrest you for farting.
- Arrest you for carrying a Bic lighter and multi-tool.
- Fine you for eating doughnuts in public playground.
- Beat you while handcuffed in a patrol car.
- Beat you for not signing a confession.
- Beat you because your kid committed suicide.
- Kill you because you are homeless.
- Beat you because you didn’t zip up your sweater.
- Destroy your property because you are homeless.
- Beat you for clapping your hands.
- Beat you for video taping police.
- Kill you for getting into an argument with your mother.
- Kill you for defending your home from armed invaders.
(Source: Because The State Loves You)
See anything above that you feel needs changing?
To grow spiritually, it’s necessary to learn to be in a state of willingness and allowing. That’s no small feat, to be sure, but the rewards are beyond description. The process involves being awake to what needs adjusting and willing to change things when it’s in your highest good to do so. (Source)
I Remember, Mama: Do you remember the pre- 9/11 America? Back when you weren’t stripped in the airport or body-wanded at the ballpark, and cops didn’t arrest you for taking pictures of City Hall? Back when we looked to the courts for justice? Before successive administrations decided that years of pre-trial punishment was the American Way? (Source)