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quote: As for King, he can lose his job when the next election cycle comes around (assuming his constituency cares at all about either the Constitution or the rule of law...)
quote: I think something on this magnitude, there is an obligation, both moral but also legal, I believe, against a reporter disclosing something which would so severely compromise national security.
quote: Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances. Unless it endangers national security .
quote: Governments sole existence is based upon FORCE. Force to kill, force to tax, force to steal, force to regulate.
quote: Newt Gingrich lost the nomination
quote: Oh, my bad. What did you vote for Mitt Romney? Or Ron Paul? Or did you start a political blog?? Orrr did you sign several online petitions??? If you're a citizen, it's your government and people get the government they deserve.
quote: But to be monitoring on this level is inexcusable , even if it did help, and it doesnt.
quote: That goes against the very foundation of this country.
quote: It's complete and total BS. Our govt is getting out of control.
quote: First, there are very, very few terrorists in the world, simply put, if there were more terrorists there would be more attacks.
quote: Then lets say there are 1000 terrorists in the world that want to attack American civilians (personally I suspect that is grossly overstating their numbers).
quote: 2. Whatever we're doing is mostly working.
quote: I am very surprised to see you attempting to attribute it to how good our government is at protecting us.
quote: Even the government hasn't been able to produce numbers saying how effective their measures have been.
quote: I agree with lagomorpha. It's far easier to go bomb something in your backyard than to try to fly around the world to bomb something
quote: This is precisely what Libertarianism was created to fight against.
quote: For example, when you take Nietzsche to the individualistic extreme you get Ayn Rand, when you take Nietzsche to the collectivist extreme you get Hitler.
quote: it's the fringe middle that is neither empowered nor even motivated to push back and police their crazies.
quote: So ultimately, the main thrust of the problem isn't the extremists at all (the extremists are generally hated in the Muslim world, actually), it's the fringe middle that is neither empowered nor even motivated to push back and police their crazies.
quote: He's referring to Classical Liberalism.
quote: All those libs looking the other way right now are not libs.
quote: I'm a big fan of the gov't spending on these type of big projects.
quote: I wholehardidly disagree with your post. The big difference between now and the past is the capability of technology. Storage capacity has increased exponentially, so has computing power.
quote: Also US administrative powers are more corrupt then a decade ago
quote: After the opposition comes opponents of the regime. Considering their budget proposals about cutting government spending
quote: That's what you said april 23 in a reply to NASA expenditatures. Would you care to explain why you support large government expenditatures in a time where everybody needs to cut back? Are you trying to bring this nation down with frivolous spending?
quote: This is the time to do something about it. What should be done is obvious: Impeach obama, new elections, vote a 3rd party. Somebody independant
quote: Mark my words: If obama doesn't get impeached over this and the other scandals, and he makes a full term, it's over. The US will *officially* be a dictatorship
quote: The outrage and indignation at the "OBAMA" government intrusion into our privacy
quote: They are prosecuting a war with very hard to find people, using every tool at their disposal...and I'm okay with that
quote: The gov't isn't out to get me. There is no conspiracy to take away my rights and no one is going to bust down my door to remove my guns.
quote: The government is doing what we gave them the power to do under Patriot
quote: Also technically speaking, the NSA doesn't even have a legal mandate to turn it's resources on US Citizens.
quote: quote: Also technically speaking, the NSA doesn't even have a legal mandate to turn it's resources on US Citizens.They're effectively permitted to do whatever they want until someone actually presses charges against them or cuts their budget.
quote: What have they done to break the law? This is currently legal.
quote: This is currently legal.
quote: What have they done to break the law?
quote: "The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized."