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This will be for Democrat’s and Republican’s
I just want to take a moment and ask, Why?
Why must we pass emails and Facebook posts from one person to another that are designed to sway peoples views (Or reinforce them) using hyperbole and propaganda?
Why must we divide our country? Why must we continue this tradition of telling your political base that this is a all or nothing game. (By the way it is not a game) Why tell people that we must change things before “THIS COUNTRY IS TURNED INTO A SOCIALIST COUNTRY!” when that is not happening? (note: we were taught about the boy who cried wolf, but apparently never learned the lesson)
Why do people continue to believe this rhetoric, when time and time again NOTHING CHANGES!!
These emails bother me so much because the are just lies designed to put fear into people and sway them to their side (Both sides use this method NOT just Democrats or just Republicans).
This countries populace needs to see that the two sides are not as far apart as these emails would have you believe. Most of them are made from a person who wants ONE particular thing. Like the above email is someone who just cares about guns. They could care less about the rest of the country as long as they get to keep their guns (I am pro-gun by the way, But I am Pro-America first). Why don’t we see that someone who has an agenda that benifits one small aspect of life should not be listened to?
I believe (and I hope you all agree) that we should stop
the propaganda and start the conversation!!!
Sorry to all if this maybe turned into a rant of sorts
Sneak attack: surprise amendment makes CISPA worse, then it is voted and passed a day ahead of schedule. Congress just deleted the Fourth Amendment
By Cory Doctorow at 4:20 pm Thursday, Apr 26
In a sneak attack, the vote on CISPA (America’s far-reaching, invasive Internet surveillance bill) was pushed up by a day. The bill was hastily amended, making it much worse, then passed on a rushed vote. Techdirt’s Leigh Beadon does a very good job of explaining what just happened to America:
Previously, CISPA allowed the government to use information for “cybersecurity” or “national security” purposes. Those purposes have not been limited or removed. Instead, three more valid uses have been added: investigation and prosecution of cybersecurity crime, protection of individuals, and protection of children. Cybersecurity crime is defined as any crime involving network disruption or hacking, plus any violation of the CFAA.
Basically this means CISPA can no longer be called a cybersecurity bill at all. The government would be able to search information it collects under CISPA for the purposes of investigating American citizens with complete immunity from all privacy protections as long as they can claim someone committed a “cybersecurity crime”. Basically it says the 4th Amendment does not apply online, at all. Moreover, the government could do whatever it wants with the data as long as it can claim that someone was in danger of bodily harm, or that children were somehow threatened—again, notwithstanding absolutely any other law that would normally limit the government’s power.
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