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    With the Patriot Act.  After that, they could then compel companies to share a copy of their data and made it a crime for the person to tell anybody about it.  9-11 was more than just an excuse to increase funding (which it was).  They also wrote new laws that gave them even more super-secret powers and 9-11 got them more leeway to keep everybody safe (trademark).

    Republicans: Taking the country back ... to the 19th century

    by yet another liberal on Fri Aug 02, 2013 at 08:46:36 PM PDT

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