A partial answer is that a lot of people here are not at all Conservative and they like big government just fine. A little intrusion from the NSA is OK with such folks.
I’ve been complaining for a couple of years here how thoroughly FR has been infiltrated.
I sneered at AC a couple of weeks ago for no longer being Conservative and got yelled down to by a leftist freak and told I was in the basement of mom’s house (like many of us referred to OWS vermin).
The left wing freaks embedded here try extra hard to APPEAR conservative....
Calling Snowden a traitor seems to out themselves pretty well, like the persistent ZIMMERMAN IS GUILTY freaks did last year.
I know there were a few who recanted, but many just got quiet until the next issue about which they just couldn’t contain themselves any longer.
Ya got tens of millions on the fat bloated government payroll/pensions...These types are *everywhere*, including right here.