We’re All Enemies of the State: Draconian Laws, Precrime & the Surveillance State

John W. Whitehead
11 min readAug 6, 2019

“The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by an endless series of hobgoblins, most of them imaginary.” — H.L. Mencken

We’ve been down this road many times before.

John W. Whitehead

Constitutional attorney John W. Whitehead, president of The Rutherford Institute, is one of the nation’s leading advocates of civil liberties and human rights.