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Originally posted by esdad71
Those who taunt are generally those who are most afraid of bieng proven wrong. You are choosing to make this personal and you shouldn't, as I am a person just as you who wants to discuss worldly issues in a civil manner.
In this country, there is something called innocent unitl proven guilty. If you are innocent, then you are free to go. However, if out of the 1000's of protestors they interviewed, if even one helped to disable a domestic or foriegn terror cell, it would be worth it.
If you have something to hide, get a good lawyer, if not, you have nothing to worry about. What is so hard about that to accept?
(I will ask one more time nicely to please stop the tough guy #, OK? You are bridging posts and carrying this out to long. )
Originally posted by truthseeka
You must have missed it when the Patriot Act was used against weed slangers. If they catch you with some weed and want to get you, you could be next, I guess.
Here's where you can find where they used it against people dealing weed.
Truthseeka exposes the Patriot Act
Originally posted by DSdad71
Here's a little piece of advice, if you think you have something to hide, the police already know. It would shock you to know that the police in your town know exactly who is dealing drugs, who buys it and who the middle man is. DHS could care less.
However, what if the information garnered helped to disrupt a kiddie porn ring? or international slavery? or a major drug ring supplying terrorists.
If you have nothing to hide, there is no reason to be scared. IF you are worried about something, talk in code or don't use a phone. I mean, if you are doing something illegal, what gives you the right to privacy?
"Intelligence officers who eavesdropped on thousands of Americans in overseas calls under authority from President Bush have dismissed nearly all of them as potential suspects after hearing nothing pertinent to a terrorist threat, according to accounts from current and former government officials and private-sector sources with knowledge of the technologies in use.
Originally posted by Jamuhn
Well, a lot of people do have something to hide, and no, I do not mean terror links, although, you never know. A scientist has a new discovery to hide, a company has a new merger to hide, an agent has a new contract to hide, and most of all.....a politician has new ideas to hide.
The hubbub grew from a report prepared for the European Parliament that found that communications intercepted by a network called Echelon had twice helped U.S. companies gain an advantage over Europeans.
Europe Accuses U.S. Of Economic Spying
Originally posted by ludaChris
You really think the CIA(this isnt the Pentagons Dept.), is going to waste resources that are far from unlimited to try and set up spy operations inside the US on 300 million people. What about their obligations outside the US. Theres alot out there worth a whole helluva lot more than who disagrees with the president, yet another load of # from prisonplanet.com. Doesnt surprise me one little bit though, if they wanna believe this bull# let em do it, I wont argue.