posted on May, 28 2007 @ 11:36 AM
Originally posted by Ghost01
We should be ashmed to have a government that sees nothing wrong with using slander and smear tacits to discredit its Own Citizens.
I think "ashamed" imay be the wrong word here, Tim; I think the right word might be "outraged". The sad part is that, now that they have ben
caught with their hand in the proverbial cookie jar and taken the offensive material off of theor web site, people will forget about it and become
complacent about the subject until the next time, and the next time we may find out too late, that our own government is playing fast and loose with
our constitutional rights; especially our rights to free expression and right to privacy. These, to me, seem like the most endangered of our civil
rights at the moment, although our freedom of religion is not far behind.
Do they really expect us to feel safer knowing that if we disagree with what they want, we're going to be sold to our neighbors as
I believe that their primary focus is not that "we" feel safer, but that "they" feel safer, and able to target and eliminate any threat to them or
their "ideals". I don't think that they have any aversion to using whatever tactics they deem necessary, to the cause; the "cause", of course,
being complete and total control of our society and conformance by the people, to their idea of what this country should be, however draconian or
oppresive that may turn out to be.