Source: The New York Times
quote: Right now, no one is stepping up to the plate.
quote: But ultimately the Obama administration will likely look to silence the critics and implement the plan without Congressional authority.
quote: Having taken an oath to uphold the Constitution, why have U.S. Representatives and Senators continually passed unconstitutional laws for over 200 years?
quote: "If the personal freedoms guaranteed by the Constitution inhibit the government's ability to govern the people, we should look to limit those guarantees."
quote: Congress is made up of Representatives and Senators based on selections provided by 2 non-governmental agencies, and paid for by special interest groups and major corporations.
quote: 1. Outlaw political parties 2. Outlaw lobbying 2a. ...including corporate/special interest donations to campaign funds.
quote: Ignorant solutions from someone who needs to take some entry level college classes on government (political science).
quote: 2 major steps have to happen in order to have meaningful reform in the government: 1. Outlaw political parties 2. Outlaw lobbying 2a. ...including corporate/special interest donations to campaign funds.
quote: How can you say this when all laws are made by Congress. Congress is made up of Representatives and Senators from each State.This can be taken to the Supreme Court and declared unconstitutional if someone has the balls to do it.
quote: You can't trust Democrats or Establishment Republicans. I'm not going to give up freedoms or liberty or privacy for any amount of safety
quote: Look... I have some serious mojo coming, I am going to make the blow hard Dick Armey and the egoist Karl Rove look weak.
quote: Further, the encryption used by the Skype protocol is perhaps the most secure in the industry.
quote: Russian law enforcement agencies have the ability to eavesdrop on Skype conversations, as well as have access to Skype users geographic locations. In many cases, simple request for information is sufficient, and no court approval is needed. This ability was deliberately added by Microsoft after Skype purchase in 2011 for the law enforcement agencies around the world.
quote: Mr. Mueller reportedly complained that the agency's efforts to spy on Americans without warrant were "going dark" amid increasing VoIP use.
quote: We never dealt with domestic. With us, it was always war. We won the war. Now we're fighting the peace. It's a lot more volatile. Now we've got ten million crackpots out there with sniper scopes, sarin gas and C-4. Ten-year-olds go on the Net, downloading encryption we can barely break, not to mention instructions on how to make a low-yield nuclear device. Privacy's been dead for years because we can't risk it. The only privacy that's left is the inside of your head. Maybe that's enough. You think we're the enemy of democracy, you and I? I think we're democracy's last hope.