In a message dated 98-07-07 16:28:49 EDT, you write:
<< The other is a
complete police state with 1984-like surveillance and arrests of anyone who even appears to be thinking about violating the law. Recent history makes me fearful we are heading toward solution #2. >>
Possibly led by a Christian Fundamentalist, such as Robertson or Buchanan? Yikes, that's an rather unpleasant thought....