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Originally posted by infinite
why in gods name do you want to protest for?? This is the US government we are talking about and one of the most secret facilities in the US. Once you and a thousands people walk past the sign allowing them to use force, your little protest will end up abit messy
Originally posted by lordfinesse
Honestly those famous signs on area 51 round warning people to stay off the grounds or use of deadly force will be authorized.
That simply cannot apply to a large protest of people can it? I'm talking about thousands of people all in protest all in the name of deprivitizing and declassifying information to do with A51. The Government tells us nothnig, and yet they're suppose to serve us? the People?
What would they do if literally thousands of people showed up at the doorstep so to speak and protested the secrecy behind the base? The cold war is over, theres no real U.S. threat anymore (can be argued) But certainly less then there was with the Soviet Union disarming a ton of their Nuclear weapons.
A few thousand people with signs and the whole bit to protest along with news reporters and media which wouldn't be hard to get considering an operation of this scale (thousands of people) would attract alot of attention. These people would have to be dedicated and very serious but public protest is neccessary to keep a Government in check.
What would they do? Kill these thousands of people with the use of deadly force? I very much doubt our Goverrnment has that much reason to keep its meaning a secret. I'm not talking about declassifying and releasing military secrets or the layouts of how they are constructed (so it couldn't be used by other countries) So seemingly no harm is done right ? but certainly atleast acknowledging the operations the bases main use and a brief discription of what they entail and the technology and benefits of it.
They couldn't possibly arrest all whatever thousand protesters that are there, certainly isnt enough personel to do that.
Answers can be found I'm just suprised americans havent stepped up to the plate, and gone to bat for these answers. Would a base so secret from the public be tolerated in the sixties (Had it then been acknowledged by the gov't as it is now?) A time where protest was all the craze and putting up Sam wasn't tolerated?
This has to inspire some thoughts please I'm interested in your opinions. Am I the only one to suggest such a protest? Hope not.
Originally posted by TheMachine
When drunks go crazy on New York streets they use plastic bullets.
When people go crazy 50 miles north of Las Vegas they use.....
It seems like today that our privacy is becoming irrelevent to the government, and I highly doubt that the government has the word (privacy) related to its citizens in their dealing with them.
Originally posted by namehere
the government has a right to privacy just like any of us you know...
Originally posted by Templar
If your interested I can post what they have heard from other workers and seen with their own eyes (It'd be nice to have some hard evidence up for a change wouldn't it?)