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Your Tax Dollars at Work...

Original post made by Stacey, Amberwood/Wood Meadows, on Feb 25, 2010

Paying for your own enslavement!

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"Championed by both former President George W. Bush and current President Barack Obama, the proposal is the child of countless millions in international lobbying money from the media industry. It aims to enact constant monitoring of citizens' online activities -- even perfectly legitimate ones -- and grants border agents in the U.S. and many member states the power of warrantless search and seizures -- provisions that would grant them the power to destroy U.S. citizens' laptops, iPods, or CDs, if the agents suspected that they might contain infringed content. And the best part? The cost of the bill will be footed by the taxpayers themselves -- without even giving them a clue as to what's happening."

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Posted by Patriot
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Feb 25, 2010 at 9:42 pm

I don't know about the details of this law, but something has to be done about all the illegal downloading of copyrighted materials. We need more aggressive law enforcement in this area, but it we need to respect constitutional rights of citizens also.


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Posted by Janna
a resident of Dublin
on Feb 27, 2010 at 9:43 pm

G.W. is that you? I know how you enjoy espousing the "love it or leave it" rhetoric to those who don't agree with you. I think we've about had enough of you.


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Posted by Wayne
a resident of Dublin
on Feb 28, 2010 at 9:48 am

Old story I am sure Cheney would love to hang around the neck of the current administration.

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Total Information Awareness - DARPA, John Poindexter

Is this only news because you are finally paying attention to it?

BTW - The evidence this program was initiated after Bush took office but before Nine-Eleven is very strong.


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