It’s an idea so terrifying that many people refuse to even seriously consider whether the U.S. is already a police state. They just can’t handle the psychological shock of the realization and its implications on our lives.
But former prison employee Marlon Brock seems to think that we are already over the precipice and into full-blown police state / prison state status.
Just think about it: cameras are everywhere videoing you and everyone else, tracking where you move (road cameras can track 1,800 license plates per hour) not to mention that police can access the GPS function on your mobile phone to track you.
Or how about how prison officials read through all the mail that an inmate receives. Because most of our mail now comes in the form of email, it seems logical to call the NSA the right-hand organization of the prison warden, but the United States Postal Service also has a program to track who is mailing to whom.
“As I got closer to retiring from the Federal Bureau of Prisons, it began to dawn on me that the security practices we used in the prison system were being implemented outside those walls.”
What do you think? Are we already in prison lockdown? Comment below.