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Chomsky: Obama ‘Determined To Demolish The Foundations Of Our Civil Liberties’
Daily Caller ^ | June 4, 2014 | Scott Greer

Posted on 06/06/2014 11:53:31 PM PDT by grundle

Progressive hero Noam Chomsky is terrified of the surveillance state that has developed during the tenure of President Barack Obama, calling it a grave threat to our fundamental civil liberties.

In a column published Monday, Chomsky writes that the documents revealed to the public by Edward Snowden show a system that is flagrantly violating the principles of the Constitution.

“It is of no slight import that the project is being executed in one of the freest countries in the world, and in radical violation of the U.S. Constitution’s Bill of Rights, which protects citizens from ‘unreasonable searches and seizures,’ and guarantees the privacy of their persons, houses, papers and effects,” Chomsky said.

“Much as government lawyers may try, there is no way to reconcile these principles with the assault on the population revealed in the Snowden documents.”

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1 posted on 06/06/2014 11:53:31 PM PDT by grundle
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To: grundle

What’s he complaining about?

He’s got the President he’s always wanted.


2 posted on 06/06/2014 11:54:30 PM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults)
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To: Jonty30

Maybe he is finally waking up.

Wake up! Wake up! Wake up!


3 posted on 06/06/2014 11:58:30 PM PDT by Ray76 (True change requires true change - A Second Party ...or else it's more of the same...)
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To: grundle

He finally grew a brain?


4 posted on 06/07/2014 12:07:37 AM PDT by sheik yerbouty ( Make America and the world a jihad free zone!)
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To: Ray76

“Maybe he is finally waking up.”
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Don’t count on it. He is just using some reverse psychology.


5 posted on 06/07/2014 12:08:57 AM PDT by AlexW
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To: grundle
All this adds up to a system that George Orwell would’ve been incapable of envisioning as “Nothing so ambitious was imagined by the dystopian prophets of grim totalitarian worlds ahead.

Actually George Orwell did envision it all and its totality. Orwell did not know computer mining of data. Orwell did know the totalitarian state.

6 posted on 06/07/2014 12:09:09 AM PDT by cpdiii
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To: sheik yerbouty

>> He finally grew a brain?

I’m thinking attention whore.


7 posted on 06/07/2014 12:26:16 AM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: grundle

Love how these commie pukes are suddenly acting horrified about their commie puke president.


8 posted on 06/07/2014 12:34:19 AM PDT by vpintheak (I will not comply!)
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To: grundle

Noam should be on the lookout for roaming death panels.


10 posted on 06/07/2014 12:40:18 AM PDT by TChad (The Obamacare motto: Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori.)
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To: grundle

WTF?


11 posted on 06/07/2014 12:41:53 AM PDT by rdcbn
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To: grundle

Wow, Chomsky, hypocrite much?

FIFTY YEARS you’ve been pushing socialism while decrying big brother, as if the two were different, you freaking million IQ brainiac FOOL.

Now you’re afraid? NOW? You helped MAKE Obama, with every ounce of energy and opportunity and influence you had in your entire life!

Go to hell, you bastard.


12 posted on 06/07/2014 12:49:42 AM PDT by Talisker (One who commands, must obey.)
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To: AlexW

I want to be shocked by his sudden epiphany, but I’m too cynical.


13 posted on 06/07/2014 12:51:51 AM PDT by catbertz
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To: Gene Eric

I’m thinking that the left is starting to position itself as if it was they that warned America about Obama and the right got him into office somehow.


14 posted on 06/07/2014 1:17:13 AM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults)
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To: Jonty30

Interesting point. Obama claims to be like Lincoln and Reagan, so maybe you’re onto something.


15 posted on 06/07/2014 1:27:37 AM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: grundle

Bookmark


16 posted on 06/07/2014 1:27:54 AM PDT by kalee
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To: grundle

Government can’t play its role of god without omniscience.

Don’t blame it on Obama Norm. The American left has always been about our return to serfdom.


17 posted on 06/07/2014 1:32:41 AM PDT by pallis
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To: TChad

Good one.


18 posted on 06/07/2014 1:41:43 AM PDT by FreeperCell
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To: FreeperCell

When you have lost Chomsky.......


19 posted on 06/07/2014 2:39:11 AM PDT by DAC21
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To: grundle

There are progressives and there are Progressives it seems. Chomsky has made a good living saying Socialist and even sometimes libertarian things. I think he likes to think of himself as a Free Thinker. Like Orwell he is able to understand Communist like tyrannical behavior when he sees it and extrapolate it to it’s ultimate end. Like Orwell too he is unable to see that his own thinking, no matter how well intentioned, ultimately leads to this sort of behavior as there are a good proportion of the population who want to be free - who don’t want to kiss the ring on the hand of their masters no matter how benevolent. These people are a major inconvenience to the State and must be watched and silenced.


20 posted on 06/07/2014 2:42:34 AM PDT by melsec (Once a Jolly Swagman camped by a Billabong.)
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