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  •  The thing about COINTELPRO that people (1+ / 0-)
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    here tend to forget is that at least half of the operatives were on the "good" team. There is definitely a COINTELPRO like program being run out of the corporate security sector. We know this from Jeremy Hammond's hack of stratfor. But it always strikes me as misguided when people ignore the fact that people on their own side are just as likely to be a part of these "ops."

    If debt were a moral issue then, lacking morals, corporations could never be in debt.

    by AoT on Sun Aug 11, 2013 at 10:07:16 PM PDT

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    •  I'm not sure (0+ / 0-)

      what your point is -- that Ray's thesis is flawed or mine is -- but yes, you're largely correct. The aspect of Ray's diaries I find most grating is the presumption that the entire apparatus of corporate and governmental power is arrayed in cahoots with one another to oppress us.

      "Much of movement conservatism is a con and the base is the marks." -- Chris Hayes

      by raptavio on Mon Aug 12, 2013 at 07:54:12 AM PDT

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