VARepublicman at Flaming Duck feels the same way too. Read his short piece and follow his links for more.
Bit by bit, little by little. They take away freedom, never to have that portion they take, restored again. It's so gradual that many fail to recognize it. They are too busy living in the moment to stop and think that this country was built on private property ownership. And today with that right taken away, freedom was set back 50 years. This was one big chunk of freedom lost.