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  •  Warrantless wiretapping is the posterchild for my (3+ / 0-)

    biggest complaint against the government.  The spurious argument that "if you have nothing to hide, then you have nothing to fear" is so ridiculous that pollyannish that I want to tear my hair out, except it's already gone.

    'Powerful influences strive today to restore that kind of government with its doctrine that Government is best which is most indifferent.' -- F. D. Roosevelt

    by LandruBek on Mon Jul 23, 2012 at 04:39:52 PM PDT

    •  (edit) ridiculous *and polyannish NT (0+ / 0-)

      'Powerful influences strive today to restore that kind of government with its doctrine that Government is best which is most indifferent.' -- F. D. Roosevelt

      by LandruBek on Mon Jul 23, 2012 at 07:42:02 PM PDT

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