We are beginning to see the breakdown of the phony left-right paradigm as Americans of diverse political stripes join forces to fight the tyranny.
A bill passed by Congress and signed into law last New Year's Eveby President Barack Obama has united the extreme right and the extreme left in this country. The American Civil Liberties Union calls it dangerous, the Tea Party calls it an attack on freedom, and journalists are even suing the president over the National Defense and Authorization Act. The vote was overwhelmingly in favor of the military spending bill; it was like most big spending bills, vital to the continued day to day operation of the armed forces. But this one contained some provisions that scare people who rarely see the same side of any political issue. "This scares the living beJesus out of me," said Ed Mahoney who considers himself a constitutional libertarian. He's no fan of the ACLU- but on this issue they agree.
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