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  •  THe problem is that who they want to find (4+ / 0-)

    changes with the tools they have.  Police are supposed to keep the peace, apprehend those who commit crimes, and investigate auto accidents.  Surveillance of the citizenry at large leads to the creation of crimes that are not really crimes, and a class of the suspicious because of where they go.  Then when a real crime occurs, they round up the new class of undesirables instead of investigating the facts related to the criminal act.
        There are many effective ways for law enforcement to find real criminals using the data systems and investigative techniques that they have had for years.

    Patriotism may be the last refuge of scoundrels, but religion is assuredly the first.

    by StrayCat on Fri Aug 30, 2013 at 11:17:52 AM PDT

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