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great our fascsit government knows what type of guns you own and where your money is.
simply visiting a website like this gives the government the right to check you out and invade your privacy.
big brother has always been watching now they know what you buy what you read and what your spending habits are.
@#$%$#$% the patriot act. yeah i used the f-bomb i didnt wanna circumvent ats censors.
but if the f-bomb should ever be allowed it should be for the patriot act.
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Originally posted by Stratus9
Ok so the Republicans 'wrote and signed' the Pat Act into law in 4 days. Then the Republicans formed DHS in about 4 weeks.
The only people who voted against it were Democrats and liberal leaning independents - whom the Republicans instantly labeled 'Un-American and 'Traitors'.
Now this behemoth has had over 8 years to grow into an complex, evolved system- like a cancer on our Constitutional Rights. And every extension that has come up for a vote has had the majority- if not 100% of Republicans backing it's continuance.
And you are still voting Republican and expecting a different outcome? Seriously?
...You fail to point out the fact that the same Democrats and left leaning Independents that were against the Patriot act 9 years ago are now for it, because their guy is the President.