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Originally posted by For(Home)Country
reply to post by stumch
Maybe this is a topic too complex; requiring a thread of its own, but I would like to ask why do we think we are entitled to privacy? What in-born trait, gene, or ideology (or other compulsion) do we posses that thinks we, as individuals, are entitled to privacy? Don't you think privay grants individuals a place and time to conspire to violate other peoples rights in other areas?
For example, (as it is the common one used as propaganda and hot debate), 'terrorists' granted the right to 'privacy' can conspire without being interrupted to generate and execute harmful acts that violate others rights such as the right to live, the right to peace, or even the right to not be prank phone called?
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Originally posted by pieman
reply to post by liveandletlive
first of all, this story is about spain, WTF has american law got to do with it?
secound of all, there is an important element you seem to have missed in amendment 5, "The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures".
what exactly constitutes an unreasonable search and seizure entirely depends on what TPTB can get away with. i think you'll find that these days, the meer suspicion that you might be worth searching or have something worth seizing is enough to make the search and seizure reasonable.
a constitution is only as powerful as the will of the people to enforce it, which makes the american constitution toilet paper, apparently.
Originally posted by liveandletlive
So you and your communist friends that support the idea that “governments” have any right to protect the people by stepping on “unalienable rights” of the individual can suck the end of my rifle!!!!!!!!
Originally posted by burlysoft
Consider that all cellphones have GPS trackers, which are active even when the phone is off. So, if the phone is registered, your location/habits can be tracked.