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Originally posted by TKDRL
reply to post by dreamingawake
Have you been at this long? I mean I have been doing all this for years now, I know many others that have been as well. It seems like no matter what I try and do, it keeps all sliding down hill. It's like trying to stop a heavy boulder from rolling down the mountainside, but the boulder started it's momentum long before I was born. It would have been easy to stop it before it gained this insane momentum. Now it just seems like it's too damn late, and all the hours I wasted every week, are just that, wasted. Time I will never get back, spent wasting words on paper or the screen, that for all I know were only read by some intern then disposed of, if read at all. It's very frustrating.
Originally posted by MsAphrodite
Just remember this when they come for you. Ignorance of the law is no excuse. Even if you broke the law 20 years before it was law.
But revealing how a United States' law is interpreted can never by itself create a national security issue. And that's all that's being asked of here.
Originally posted by alphabetaone
Originally posted by bigfatfurrytexan
I keep asking this same question over and over, and no one answers:
What are you going to do about it?
Ya know, Texan, for the longest time, I asked the same question with no responses.
But, the answer was perfectly clear and I never saw it.....it was the question. The right question should have been, "What are you willing to lose to do something about it?"
In a world where more and more large screens, Xboxes, Reality TV shows and World of Warcraft have a significantly higher level of importance than basic rights, you will never get anyone to do anything seriously about it. And, frankly, it has been chipped away at (Liberty) for a LONG time, it's not an overnight phenomena....our predecessors were truly the remiss ones in their "American Dream" dream state.
Snowden fired the first shot....but, the harsh reality is, that until someone makes the ultimate sacrifice to secure our liberties, it will go unnoticed and unchanged.
Who amongst us will be the first to lose everything? That is the question.