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Bill O'Reilly Okay With Texas Police State?



"This whole situation is abusive and out of hand," said Merril Jessop, a presiding elder in the FLDS Church. "The nearest thing I have ever seen comparable to this, even on the TV shows, is Nazi Germany." (Read entire article from Deseret News [Mormon Newspaper]: First Look Inside YFZ Ranch)

Bill O'Reilly says it seems fishy and he will investigate. Yet he seems to do nothing while his program presents only the official propaganda line from the State of Texas.

Sean Hannity exceeds even Dan Rather's malice on Sunday night's "Hannity's America," interviewing only a vengeful ex-member and outside "experts" who know nothing yet gleefully support the Gestapo.

Fox News coverage is not even "Fair and Balanced," nevermind objective.

Over 500 people have commented to the above story in the Deseret News, and the flavor of the comments seem to indicate even conservative Mormons (4th largest U.S. religion) are awakening to the fact that the United States has become a police state:

"Shows we live in a police state and the "law enforcement" are really just Nazis."

"Who will they see as unfit next? Who will they come for next?"

"We clearly live in a police state where religious teachings are not allowed."

"This is nothing more than the Texas government going after FLDS members."

"The Government just conveniently gets a third party tip, and they can raid a whole town."

Related stories and comments:

Heavily armed operation pleased officials, not FLDS

Fallout from FLDS raid is intense



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