Sales of George Orwell's classic novel '1984' skyrocketed 69% on Amazon, according to a report on WashingtonExaminer.com.
Renewed interest in "1984" -- originally published 64 years ago -- was sparked by reports of widespread spying on American citizens -- domestically and abroad -- by the National Security Agency (NSA), under the auspices of the Obama Administration.
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Martial law is defined as temporary military control over designated regions on an emergency basis.
On Friday, April 19 -- four days after 2 bombs ripped through the finish line at the Boston Marathon, Martial law was imposed on the residents of Boston by military authorities searching for a skinny 19-year-old kid.
Boston residents were forced to remain inside their homes -- or ordered to evacuate their homes at gunpoint. The cost to shut down the entire city of Boston, including buses, trains, schools, grocery stores, gas stations and shopping malls, will tally in the hundreds of millions of dollars. The massive military show of force failed to find Dzhokhar Tsarnaev by the time the day-long lockdown was lifted.
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