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Americans Are the Most Spied-On People in World History

Discussion in 'Political Issues' started by Ruble Noon, Dec 8, 2012.

  1. Atlas

    Atlas transmogrifier

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    <GT> "If you aren't engaged in criminal activities then you have nothing to be concerned about."</GT>
     


  2. cowboywannabe

    cowboywannabe you savvy?

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    Hard to believe, what with england and their electric eye everywhere on the streets....
     
  3. Snowman92D

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    I know. Hard to believe. Especially for those with experience with communist regimes. But...paranoia is common among dopers. :smoking:
     
  4. hogfish

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    I don't know who or what lewrockwell.com is, but be careful not to become like most people, who get so bent in one direction that they can only listen to what the side they're bent towards says. People who listen and believe everything Rush, Mathews, Levin, or Maddow say.

    I'm only saying this because I've seen this site pop up a couple times in the last few days.

    What they're saying might be true, or not. :dunno:

    :wavey:
     
  5. Atlas

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    Take 5 minutes and have a look..
     
  6. hogfish

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    Thanks for the suggestion. I checked the home page out, and it looks like there might be some interesting articles.

    :wavey:
     
  7. GAFinch

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    Mostly a propaganda site for Paulatarianism.
     
  8. 9jeeps

    9jeeps Still Jeepin

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    Seems to me those who are raised with God watching their every word and move are less inclined to be paranoid about cameras than non-God people.
     
  9. hogfish

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    Maybe it is. :dunno: There aren't many (enough) of those to balance all the Republican/Democrat propaganda sources. :tongueout:
     
  10. janice6

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    We may have the most people, but I would have guessed England was the most spied upon.
     
  11. Ruble Noon

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    God isn't going to swoop in on you with 150 JBT's, black helicopters and APC's.
     
  12. hogfish

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    If this was the Religious Forums, I'd ask why God would watch his every word and move, but not yours. :dunno:
     
  13. barbedwiresmile

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    Like what recently happened in Maryland.

    Lots of shaved heads, Oakley's, and XL tactical pants.
     
  14. snerd

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    I gotta tell ya, I see it more and more. Is it like in the code of conduct or something? Shaved head.... check. Oakley's.... check. Tacticool pants........ check. Intimidation factor perhaps? Just following the crowd?
     
  15. The Machinist

    The Machinist No Compromise

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    I'm outta the loop on that one. Do you have a link to that story?
     
  16. cowboywannabe

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    those arent the guys spieing on you, youll never see those guys.
     
  17. CanMan

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    My dogs both had to be 'chipped' when I got 'em. Darn, now I know where the information feed is. No wonder they look at me suspiciously!
     
  18. barbedwiresmile

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    Ruble forwarded me the link but I didn't save it. Perhaps he will be kind enough to post it.
     
  19. barbedwiresmile

    barbedwiresmile Unreconstructed

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    I was referring to when the raid occurs. The guys spying think they're doing a great service to their country, like the 'conservative's' here on GT. Amazing how twisted things can get after only 230 or so years.

    The Stasi comparison in the article is apt. Since we don't have quite the same informant culture as the DDR, I guess we need a more robust domestic spying apparatus. The two states, however, behave in remarkably similar ways. Ours is just more efficient at extracting the wealth of it's subjects, and of course ours has had more staying power (having lasted since 1913). The definition of a state, however, holds true in both examples.