"And so it begins.
I pondered on how the militia will take over. Papers to cross checkpoints. People that simply protest. This can lump any and all citizens into whatever activity they choose.
Anyone and everyone that voices opposition to the current regime can be arrested and prosecuted. Perhaps they will seize your assets as well. Perhaps put your children into the foster care system.
Don’t for a second think this cannot happen.
This is how it starts, like a snake in the grass. You don’t see it or notice it until its about to strike.
This is how democracy dies."