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View Diary: Narcissism, Conspiracy Theory and the Edward Snowden Affair (229 comments)

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  •  Would a peaceful nationwide OWS strike qualify for (0+ / 0-)

    the definition of "insurrections"?  

    •  No. (0+ / 0-)

      Because it's peaceful, and the government has no legitimate reason to respond to a peaceful demonstration with military force.

      Let us all have the strength to see the humanity in our enemies, and the courage to let them see the humanity in ourselves.

      by Nowhere Man on Sun Jun 30, 2013 at 07:34:05 AM PDT

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      •  One of the points of this diary is to (0+ / 0-)

        point out that with the revelations of Snowden about the scale of and possible/probable misuse of intelligence from domestic spying, there is a strong possibility that there now exists or will exist a cabal of people and interests functioning within the legal framework of government that could operate extra legally vis a vis my mention of J. Edgar Hoover's abuses in the diary.  When you have the dirt on everyone holding public office, from SCOTUS to POTUS to the Legislature the definition of "law" becomes quite flexible.    Now you don't think that possible, and you're entitled to your opinion.  Again, we will have to agree to disagree.  I envy your faith in human nature.

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