I was not very convinced by Cheney's defense of the NSA snooping. He essentially says trust us and that the program is headed by good men. The problem is that the "good men" don't stay in place forever. We are developing the tools for a police state that could be implemented overnight.
The real question is whether the risk and threat worth the loss of our personal liberties and privacy and will this capability ever be turned off or will it remain in place forever?
posted on 06/16/2013 6:38:40 AM PDT
Well Kabar let us share a dance shall we?
Cause you are exactly right....Cheney came up with a lame, lame, lame....”trust us, we know what’s best” defense and dear Lord, in view of the Obama administration’s abuse of EVERYTHING, I am astonished he would even suggest such a thing.
Again, he did not invigorate me, Cheney came off sounding old and stale. A blue blood GOP elite, a proponent of big government.
posted on 06/16/2013 6:48:22 AM PDT
Even good people can do bad things, if they convince themselves it is for a noble purpose.
posted on 06/16/2013 6:53:40 AM PDT
(12/14 - 930am -rampage begins... 12/15 - 1030am - Obama's advance team scouts photo-op locations.)
That’s my take on how the NSA plays fast and loose with data, any data.
Its not the data per se but who is running the show.
posted on 06/16/2013 7:30:31 AM PDT
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