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Anyone Watch PERSON OF INTEREST Tonight?
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Posted on 05/13/2014 8:17:10 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican

Did anyone watch tonight's season finale of PERSON OF INTEREST? It basically showed that nothing can be done to stop the NSA.


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1 posted on 05/13/2014 8:17:10 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican
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To: VerySadAmerican

Depressing ending...


2 posted on 05/13/2014 8:18:51 PM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (Romans 1:22 Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools)
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To: VerySadAmerican

I recorded it - will watch tomorrow and comment


3 posted on 05/13/2014 8:24:52 PM PDT by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA
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To: VerySadAmerican

By traditional means, little can be done to limit, reduce, reign in reckless government foreign polices, corruption, spending, etc.

It’s just become too big.


4 posted on 05/13/2014 8:25:35 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: VerySadAmerican

Machine 1 will battle machine 2...and absorb it.
Best series on tv.


5 posted on 05/13/2014 8:32:18 PM PDT by baddog 219
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To: VerySadAmerican

I always watch what my grandson calls “Grams Big 3” on Tuesday evening: NCIS, NCIS:Los Angeles and Person of Interest.

NCIS was a beautiful tribute to Ralph Wait. Just wish they would bring Zeva back. NCIS LA left us all hanging until the fall. Person of Interest is a very scary and disturbing program that gets too close to the truth about our government. I am really surprised that it has been allowed to continue without government censorship.

What I find interesting about all three of these programs is that they do give us some glimpse into the functioning of our government, albeit from a different perspective.


6 posted on 05/13/2014 8:36:15 PM PDT by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: gov_bean_ counter

I agree. Very depressing. Like I said, it shows there’s nothing that can be done. I was telling my wife a while back that the only way the “weapon of mass surveillance” could be stopped would be with a bunch of hackers. Tonight’s episode showed that no one will know who they’re communicating with.

About 6 years ago I knew a guy who hauled 8 large servers to Los Alamos and they all looked like what Root was working on. Supposedly there were a total of 16 bought from Dell and it would be the second fastest computer in the world. I’m now convinced there were probably hundreds bought from different companies. We’re completely outnumbered.


7 posted on 05/13/2014 8:37:45 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican
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To: Grams A

My wife believes this is being done with government approval because “they” want us to know what’s coming. When they finally flip the switch nobody will be surprised. She also believes Snowden was, and still is,
working for the government.


8 posted on 05/13/2014 8:39:46 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican
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To: baddog 219

Which is the good machine, one or two?


9 posted on 05/13/2014 8:40:25 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican
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To: VerySadAmerican

It’s a fictional tv show, right?


10 posted on 05/13/2014 8:41:32 PM PDT by InvisibleChurch (http://thegatwickview.tumblr.com/ http://thepurginglutheran.tumblr.com/)
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To: VerySadAmerican

Isn’t that the whole them of the show?

When I watched the pilot I thought “this is science fiction.” Now its a documentary.


11 posted on 05/13/2014 8:41:34 PM PDT by Behind Liberal Lines
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To: VerySadAmerican

“them”= “theme”


12 posted on 05/13/2014 8:42:15 PM PDT by Behind Liberal Lines
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To: VerySadAmerican

NSA doesn’t work for itself; it follows directions and orders. Figure the rest out for yourself.


13 posted on 05/13/2014 8:43:21 PM PDT by Rembrandt (Part of the 51% who pay Federal taxes)
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To: Grams A

That’s our exact lineup! I don’t watch much TV, but Tuesday nights I make an exception. I didn’t think I’d be able to watch NCIS tonight, with the sad goodbye to Gibbs’ dad (Waite), but - like you said - it was a very beautiful tribute.

I agree with you about the govt function assessments/take of these shows.


14 posted on 05/13/2014 8:44:34 PM PDT by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs assist!)
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To: baddog 219

I just quoted this show on an earlier thread, today...

“We Kill People Based on Metadata,” Admits Former CIA/NSA Boss
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3155627/posts


15 posted on 05/13/2014 8:47:12 PM PDT by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs assist!)
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To: Rembrandt

I understand. To stop the NSA you’d have to stop a lot of billionaires and millionaires and politicians owned by them.


16 posted on 05/13/2014 8:52:02 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican
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To: InvisibleChurch

Fictional? I think it’s based on fact.


17 posted on 05/13/2014 8:53:14 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican
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To: VerySadAmerican

Last episode of the season but not the end of the series (I hope).

I like the bit at the very end where that weasel WANTS to take orders from the new machine. One thing that rang very true was how Decima secretly created Vigilance. A created and financed enemy is not a new thing.


18 posted on 05/13/2014 8:56:22 PM PDT by Dalberg-Acton
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

Only time I watch TV is Tuesday night, sometimes Friday night for Blue Bloods.

When the whole deal about NSA started coming out I thought “its just like Person of Interest”.

I spent the weekend with my kids and my grandkids. We went to Point Park in Chattanooga, TN. My grandson who is eight, started pointing out the cameras to me. What must it be like to be eight and already looking for the cameras.


19 posted on 05/13/2014 8:58:30 PM PDT by Roses0508
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To: VerySadAmerican
No, but I did watch this week's PBS "Frontline" 2 hour program (1st of 2 parts) on the NSA - fascinating history of the operation up through the Bush years, how their programs were cut back after they "spied on dissidents" under Nixon, felt they were handicapped in what they wanted to do thereafter, expanded radically under what they thought was the law after 911, the internal disputes and eventual whistleblowing by those who disagreed with the expansions, how AG Ashcroft at one point refused to endorse the routine 45 day extension of the program because his lawyers were saying it was unconstitutional, how new laws were invoked to keep it going and Congress was involved to write law to legitimize it, how Obama, running for the presidency, promised great "transparency" and to end "illegal" spying, voted for the new law and once president continued the "illegal" practices he had run against. Next week's installment starts with Snowden's revelations and what they've wrought....
If you discount the obvious admiration some of the narrators have for the whistleblowers and disdain for what the government was trying to do to keep the country safe, it seems a pretty-well balanced presentation....
20 posted on 05/13/2014 9:08:57 PM PDT by Intolerant in NJ
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To: VerySadAmerican

“I understand. To stop the NSA you’d have to stop a lot of billionaires and millionaires and politicians owned by them.”

Maybe just one politician.


21 posted on 05/13/2014 9:10:05 PM PDT by Rembrandt (Part of the 51% who pay Federal taxes)
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To: VerySadAmerican

I’ve watched this show since it began. It is one of the three shows I record.

I agree it seems awfully close to reality, and like others said more of a documentary than science fiction at times. The evilness which seems to abound at all levels of the government could be taken from today’s headlines.

I’m not sure about this year’s final show. I’m glad vigilance is gone, got tired of them. The main Descima guy reminds me of Darth Sidious of Star Wars - a manipulator with pure evilness where his soul should be. I guess we’re stuck with him in the show at least through next season. It will be interesting to see how the show plays next year since the team has been split up with new identities.

Glad “Bear” was given a little more action time.


22 posted on 05/13/2014 9:48:21 PM PDT by Texas56
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To: VerySadAmerican

My wife believes this is being done with government approval because “they” want us to know what’s coming.”

Interesting theory. I pondered about Snowden for a bit. I’m sure he’s working for some government, I think the question is which one - the shadow government, Russia’s or the U.S. Or maybe all of them. We’ll likely never know for sure, at least not in my lifetime.


23 posted on 05/13/2014 9:50:54 PM PDT by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: Grams A
I always watch what my grandson calls “Grams Big 3” on Tuesday evening: NCIS, NCIS:Los Angeles and Person of Interest. NCIS was a beautiful tribute to Ralph Wait. Just wish they would bring Zeva back. NCIS LA left us all hanging until the fall. Person of Interest is a very scary and disturbing program that gets too close to the truth about our government. I am really surprised that it has been allowed to continue without government censorship. What I find interesting about all three of these programs is that they do give us some glimpse into the functioning of our government, albeit from a different perspective.

Excellent post, sir. These are also my favorite programs. I also share your analysis of the programs and will miss Ralph Wait. I also want Ziva back on the program.

24 posted on 05/13/2014 9:59:56 PM PDT by cpdiii (Deckhand, Roughneck, Mud Man, Geologist, Pilot, Pharmacist THE CONSTITUTION IS WORTH DYING FOR!)
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To: Jane Long

Tuesday night is my only TV night and the rest of the world has to go away from 7 to 10 p.m. IMO, the writers did such an awesome job weaving the relationship between Gibbs and his father into the segment. Just a real feel good hour.


25 posted on 05/13/2014 10:00:06 PM PDT by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: Grams A

“Just wish they would bring Zeva back.”

I do too, her replacement sucks!


26 posted on 05/13/2014 10:02:58 PM PDT by dalereed
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To: dalereed

Zeva just seemed to make the team complete. Chemistry with the new gal just isn’t the same. Still makes me curious though as to whether she and Tony will end up together. Maybe next season’s surprise?


27 posted on 05/13/2014 10:22:28 PM PDT by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: Intolerant in NJ

I was flipping back and forth between CBS (Person of Interest) and PBS because I wanted to see both shows. PBS Frontline story revealed much, was surprised how much they expose the corruptions within government/NSA. The follow-up should be good too.


28 posted on 05/13/2014 10:26:58 PM PDT by Cedar
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To: Intolerant in NJ

Yes, I watched frontline tonight. A friend called to tell us this was on. Very informative, shocking and sad for those who were harrassed and punished for thinking we were the same country we grew up in.

Part II is on Frontline, next Tuesday. I am interested in seeing the Snowden story laid out.


29 posted on 05/13/2014 10:39:25 PM PDT by RitaOK ( VIVA CHRISTO REY / Public education is the farm team for more Marxists coming.)
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To: All

The globalist end game won’t be quite this clinical, but what we need to watch most carefully is the calculated conflation of conservatism and fascism as pretext for internet surveillance. What that means is, be very aware of small or subtle moves to link conservative causes and extremist forms of white supremacism because the globalist objective is to make this connection so firmly established in popular culture that conservatism itself will become an extreme position, and thereby will be as open to state surveillance and intervention as extremist activity is already. Even part of that is unconstitutional, but the next phase will be far worse. We already have this further advanced in Canada despite a more nominally conservative government — the real government in Canada is to some extent a permanent unelected elite that is well to the left of public opinion. Despite the fact that you have a more defined-progressive government, your actual position is somewhat more free thanks in part to greater numbers (of actual conservatives) and to a more robust constitution.

People just like yourselves reading this in the U.S.A. are already losing their civil liberties, their homes and life savings, through lawfare in Canada. The aim is to silence the more aggressive opponents of the globalist agenda (in particular, the Islamist and gay rights components) so as to intimidate the others into silence. The political party has already been neutered. While there is a trace of apparent conservatism in the Canadian government’s economic policies, their capitulation to gloablist objectives in other areas is both apparent, and lamentable.

One comment on the show itself, the “good guys” may be preferable to the other factions but they are not libertarian conservatives. I see them as the sort of people who would back civil liberties to some extent but back away from any larger confrontations with the globalists, sort of neo-cons with a conscience. Were there ever any such persons in the real world? It appears not.


30 posted on 05/13/2014 11:15:45 PM PDT by Peter ODonnell (It wasn't this cold before global warming)
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To: VerySadAmerican

You do know about the Utah Data Center (UDC), don’t you? And that the NSA is building a second new facility about two-thirds of its size in Maryland, too?


31 posted on 05/13/2014 11:36:13 PM PDT by rmh47 (Go Kats! - Got eight? NRA Life Member])
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To: Grams A

She is married.


32 posted on 05/14/2014 12:33:09 AM PDT by Excellence (Marine mom since April 11, 2014)
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To: VerySadAmerican

There is a chain of command and there are purse-strings. And there WAS one person that could have put them on a leash, Rand Paul.

But now he’s too busy trying work out an Amnesty “compromise”, getting FELONS the right to vote, and ending Voter ID because it hurts the feelings of 5-time voter minorities that somehow manage to access $50,000 worth of government goodies every year without ever having an ID to prove who they are.

So, yes, we’re toast.


33 posted on 05/14/2014 2:43:18 AM PDT by BobL
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To: VerySadAmerican

I caught the end of it and it peaked my interest....when is it on next, I can’t find it?


34 posted on 05/14/2014 3:45:10 AM PDT by ontap
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To: ontap
Damn...that was the end....I thought it was a new series!!!
35 posted on 05/14/2014 3:50:02 AM PDT by ontap
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To: VerySadAmerican

I know it’s not what we want to have happen - but to put it into perspective - the book of Revelation states very clearly about the Mark of the Beast, no man rich or poor, great or small, can buy without the mark.

HOW do you think that will happen? By this coming to fruition. It indeed is a scary thing to know God’s prophecy is happening. I believe shows like this ARE frog-in-boiling-pot - slowly conditioning us to inevitability - so that those that remain will (almost) powerlessly accept. They will STILL have a choice.


36 posted on 05/14/2014 4:34:17 AM PDT by time4good
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To: ontap

That was the season finale for Season 3. The first two seasons are available on the net. Start at the beginning and you will have a better grasp of what this season finale finished and be ready for Season 4.

As with any series, there are a few “dud” episodes, but not many. Story arcs are long and involved, some are finished, some are not.

For us, POI is “must see” TV.

LSAggie (posting on hubby’s account)


37 posted on 05/14/2014 9:04:46 AM PDT by osagebowman
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To: Grams A; cpdiii; dalereed
Ziva wanted out of the show "for personal reasons", media said she missed her home and family.

NCIS says they didn't kill her off and will leave the door open for her return. I miss her, too. CBS owns Monday nights.




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38 posted on 05/14/2014 10:03:43 AM PDT by Lady Jag (Tolerance and apathy are the last virtues of a dying society. - Aristotle)
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To: Lady Jag

Great pic of what I consider the best “family” on TV. Thanks for sharing. Did you mean Tuesday night instead of Monday? At least that is when the BIG 3 are on my TV schedule.

Just seemed like Ziva left about the time BO and Kerry stepped up their non-support of Israel. I know that I like so many others have a tendency to look for deeper meanings of events so maybe it was just a coincidence.


39 posted on 05/14/2014 11:02:13 AM PDT by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: osagebowman
The first two seasons are available on the net.

The CBS site requires me to download MPlayer to watch. Is there another option osagebowman?

40 posted on 05/14/2014 12:49:26 PM PDT by houeto (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate)
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To: ontap

Sorry for the late reply. That’s it until next year. And I’m not sure there’ll be another season. I haven’t heard officially.


41 posted on 05/14/2014 5:06:45 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican
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To: time4good

It is fascinating that we’re seeing on TV what the government and the rich elite are doing and it appears as though it’s coming right from the Bible.


42 posted on 05/14/2014 11:07:04 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican
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To: houeto

Yikes, I didn’t know that! We would just go to the CBS site to re-watch an current episode.

We don’t have Netflix or Hulu, so I’m not sure how you could see the previous seasons without downloading some type of player program from one of the streaming sites. Sorry I can’t be more help.

LSAggie (posting on hubby’s account)


43 posted on 05/15/2014 5:33:12 AM PDT by osagebowman
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To: VerySadAmerican

CBS announced on March 13, 2014 that they were renewing POI for a 4th season. So we’re good to go in September!


44 posted on 05/15/2014 5:38:41 AM PDT by osagebowman
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To: VerySadAmerican; Norm Lenhart

Finally watched it.. (Torrent DL).. waited to watch it before I read this thread (had to do hard core search to find it >.<)..

Brought out a lot.. Biggest mistake/push was “Democracy”... as far as I know, USA is still Constitutional Republic... next, that the opposing group was taunting power as Libertarians (anarchy).. SO.. I finally saw where the writers were trying to push/go.. Turn the libs (Libertarians against the Conservatives).. Well, they (libertopians) have already done that :p

Also, pretty much everything that was shown in this movie CAN be pointed at Obama now ‘which they trried to redirect) :p


45 posted on 05/17/2014 11:12:29 AM PDT by Bikkuri (Molon Labe)
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Apologies.. a few typos.. and called it a movie.. but you would understand ;^)


46 posted on 05/17/2014 11:17:07 AM PDT by Bikkuri (Molon Labe)
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