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your glad your american? I wouldn't be.

Author: Tridus ()
Date: 2000-05-17 00:00:00

Can you say NSA? I certainly wouldn't feel comfortable about privacy living in the country that invented Echelon.

There is no reason to assume the US Government doesn't also have this kind of database somewhere, I mean do you really think they spy on the rest of the world without doing it at home as well? They are horribly paranoid about terrorism, and that kind of databasing is a typical reaction to it.

I mean really, they're working on *schools* profiling students looking for violent ones for god sakes, do you really think the government isn't already doing it?

You can't change a stubborn mind... you can't see the world if your eyes are blind. What does it matter anyway... in our darkest hour, all just shades of grey... - Amanda Marshall

*looks at the slashdot headlines* Hmm, it appears that Big Brother is watching you... - undertow - 2000-05-17 00:00:00
-your glad your american? I wouldn't be. - Tridus - 2000-05-17 00:00:00
--Hmm, agreed. - undertow - 2000-05-17 00:00:00
---Haven't you heard? - SM_007 - 2000-05-17 00:00:00
----Hmm, then I reinterject my 'glad to be an American' comment. At least here there's no Queen! - undertow - 2000-05-17 00:00:00
-----No! Away with the comment! There's no Queen in Canada either, which is why this is so lame! - SM_007 - 2000-05-17 00:00:00
------Well, I know that :P - undertow - 2000-05-17 00:00:00
-------Bah, we DID! And now they're trying to bring 'em back! DIE, HEATHENS! *Attacks goverment.* - SM_007 - 2000-05-17 00:00:00
--------ROFL! suuuuuuure you did. When was it, 1982? *giggles and runs away* - undertow - 2000-05-17 00:00:00
---------Okay, that's it, mister! *Stabs America.* - SM_007 - 2000-05-17 00:00:00
----------*summons a redneck army* y'all won't be stabbin us'un! we's got pitchforks, we does! - undertow - 2000-05-17 00:00:00
-----------Okay, okay, I ain't posting anything else in this thread. I already stabbed America. The End! HA! - SM_007 - 2000-05-17 00:00:00
--I want to live in canada, so I can have an igloo, and drink 'pop'. hehe - lil bo shepherd - 2000-05-17 00:00:00
---*Shoots lil bo shepherd.* Take that, you stupid redneck American hick! >:) - SM_007 - 2000-05-17 00:00:00
----*pats SM_007 on the shoulder* There, there, SM_007... The bad man is dead now... - SoulTaker - 2000-05-17 00:00:00
-Two words - Credit Rating. If Visa can have a profile, the gov't can too :) - The Lord DebtAngel - 2000-05-17 00:00:00
-Now that's truly scary. *shudders* - SoulTaker - 2000-05-17 00:00:00