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  •  two things (3+ / 0-)
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    Jaimas, Floande, SouthernLiberalinMD

    1) Even the Koch brothers can't fund an NSA style dragnet, it's really pricey to run.

    2) The feds have "Sovereign Immunity" at the core of it,
    the billionaires don't, even if they sweep contract
    immunities in, it's still horribly damaging to
    brand.

    Imagine if AT&T is selling your call content to Walmart.
    That's so going to harm Walmart and ATT.

    •  Well, like I said, I do think we should cut the (1+ / 0-)
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      patbahn

      public funding. I just think we should be aware that they have other sources of income, should they want them--and I'm guessing not all of them are stateside.

      I tried to go online to find a similar bear head...but when I searched “Big Bear Head” it gave me a San Diego craigslist ad entitled “Big Bear needs some quick head now” and then I just decided to never go on the internet again.--Jenny Lawson

      by SouthernLiberalinMD on Mon Feb 10, 2014 at 08:52:31 AM PST

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    •  That said, your point about brand damage (0+ / 0-)

      stands.

      I tried to go online to find a similar bear head...but when I searched “Big Bear Head” it gave me a San Diego craigslist ad entitled “Big Bear needs some quick head now” and then I just decided to never go on the internet again.--Jenny Lawson

      by SouthernLiberalinMD on Mon Feb 10, 2014 at 08:53:00 AM PST

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