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Originally posted by Rocker2013
Originally posted by txinfidel
reply to post by HomerinNC
Could you explain to me how we allowed the patriot act to happen? As I recall 9/11 happened and then moments later George Bush was announcing it. I have found some documents online that date back before September 2001. Homeland security was already in place, everything that has happened on a national scale were already lined up and ready to go.
Just do a google search for us roadmap and watch the documents pile up. There are literally hundreds if not thousands.
I don't recall seeing millions of Americans marching on DC. I don't recall much protest at all actually, apart from a few hundred people throwing eggs at Bush's motorcade after he was given another term.
People seem to think it's always someone else's responsibility. Well, it's not. If you sat on your behind and did nothing when that was passed then you are responsible and to blame, as it every other American that did nothing.
We acted to stop May's snoopers charter here in the UK. There were protests every weekend, there were social media campaigns and there was lobbying of MP's by citizens, even just sending an email to show our disgust! It worked, and the plan had to be backed up and halted because the public backlash was too loud.
What did Americans do to try to stop the PA? Absolutely nothing.
Originally posted by Happy1
reply to post by elouina
Ever notice the beep-beep-beep on the line when you answer it? I have.
Maybe they'll develope a conscience when they realize how many people hate them - I'd use the d- word, but I'd probably have a suv show up in my driveway.