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House Detainee

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House Detainee

I am an enemy combatant house detainee.
Surveillance cameras are placed in my apartment strategically
and a computer chip has been implanted in me surgically
which informs my government of my every locality.
It was decided not to incarcerate me.
I'm more useful working and contributing to the economy.
I've been judged a suspected enemy combatant because of what I believe
and my government sees that as a threat apparently.
What is this truth that I hold to be self evident?
My U S Constitution and Declaration of Independence.
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The above is a fictionalized fantasy,
but is well on its way to becoming reality.
It is not one's right but one's duty to dissent
when one's government has been over run with corruption.

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  1. Date: 1/19/2013 11:35:00 AM

    You know Billy, I was looking for a few lighthearted morsels and came upon the vulnerable and the justice seeker in you. All the funny people I know, have a grey side and dark side. See, now you have me being serious. I love your poem love, Kathy