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The Washington State campaign to cut off all utilities and services to the National Security Agency (NSA) facilities in that state achieved its first success on Wednesday, according to a national think-tank based in Los Angeles.
The bill, if passed and signed into law, would prohibit state and local agencies from providing any material support to the NSA within their jurisdiction. This includes prohibiting state government-owned utilities from providing water and electricity.
reply to post by dreamingawake
That is a brilliant idea lol. Why didn't I think of that? All that fancy equipment would be useless without any power to run them. Talk about cutting them off at the knee.
This is a dumb idea!!! I'm totally against the NSA spying and their other BS, but getting in a pissing contest and advocating fighting within the system between government agencies is retarded.
We have a rule of law and methods by which to hold people or agencies accountable for misconduct. Actually holding people accountable for what they do wrong and reorganizing those institutions when they get out of line is what civilization is about. You know, actual true Justice. TextNot schoolyard revenge tactics and fighting amongst different "Teams". We are supposed to be on the same team you A-holes. How f-ing retarded and childish does this make us look, seriously!?!?!?
Instead of playing games with the NSA, we need to bring em up on charges. Shut them down until they prove to be able to do their jobs like they are supposed to be doing!! I mean what the hell are people thinking. You really want your elected officials trying to one up one of their own institutions??? Is that how we are supposed to handle these kinds of things now??? Grow the F**k up and act like responsible adults ya bastards!!!
It's no wonder the rest of the world views us as a bunch uneducated, immature, cowboys who should have all our toys taken away, spanked and grounded repeatedly and sent to bed without supper. Because that is exactly how we are acting!! We should not be supporting such lame ass behavior from these people. We should fire and or jail them for acting this way!!
First bold sentence- That would be good in all if people actually WERE held accountable- but these days- they never are. Sometimes Symbolic gestures can do more good than people give credit.
Second Bold Sentence(s)- you seriously contradicted yourself- "dont fight"- yet you are calling people aholes- very nice.
Third Sentence- Grow up? You are the one throwing a temper tantrum on a discussion forum. grow up.
Fourth Bold- Its not how we are acting- its how they are acting- and its how you are acting by talking trash to people who are supporting this issue.
Screw The Fed- They arent doing a damn thing about this corruption because quite frankly- the NSA probably has so much dirt on all of them that they are too afraid to stick their skinny little necks out to do anything about it.
By you comming out and acting the way you are, and talking trash the way you are about the actual people who are being stripped of their privacy is just disgusting.
Theres more than one way to skin a cat. If all else fails- shut off the water, and let them bathe in their own urine.
This wont stop them- but it has a symbolic gesture behind it that will probably reach more influential people then some Joe Dirt guy filing suit.
oh and one more thing- try to think before you type.