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27. It's almost to the point where I say 'Why bother?'
Fri Sep 27, 2013, 09:04 PM
Sep 2013

In any issue like this, the very first thing that should cross the mind of someone who is objective is: 'How can I be wrong about this?'

The same way you fully test a software app by trying your damnedest to break it.

Unfortunately, too many see and hear what they want on the first reading and don't take those extra steps to fine-tune their conclusions.
[hr][font color="blue"][center]Stop looking for heroes. BE one.[/center][/font][hr]

HE WAS NEVER THE NOMINEE! rhett o rick Sep 2013 #1
*lol* Hydra Sep 2013 #3
So nice that you provide your own trolling and distractions. Bolo Boffin Sep 2013 #5
I dont know what came over me. nm rhett o rick Sep 2013 #6
"We do NOT have a Domestic Spying Program!" bvar22 Sep 2013 #7
Wellll I guess it all hinges on the definition of "not". nm rhett o rick Sep 2013 #18
Beat me to it. WilliamPitt Sep 2013 #17
... Enthusiast Sep 2013 #32
Silence was their best weapon on this Hydra Sep 2013 #2
history 90-percent Sep 2013 #4
History belongs to the victors. riderinthestorm Sep 2013 #8
The problem they have is that they never will make whistle-blowers extinct. rhett o rick Sep 2013 #20
Maybe statues quakerboy Sep 2013 #9
Kicked and recommended. Uncle Joe Sep 2013 #10
Is the Internet 'background' made of 'tubes'?... n/t PoliticAverse Sep 2013 #11
KNR. DirkGently Sep 2013 #12
Opps. Rex Sep 2013 #13
Well why not admit it? zeemike Sep 2013 #14
I think we are close to a terrible tipping point. I think the NSA is at some point going rhett o rick Sep 2013 #21
And you could be right. zeemike Sep 2013 #29
They dont really have to have anything on Pres Obama. They just have to explain to rhett o rick Sep 2013 #31
When asked what surprised him most when he became president, tblue37 Sep 2013 #38
NATHAN HALE formercia Sep 2013 #15
So, I googled "Internet Background" PowerToThePeople Sep 2013 #16
You have to look behind the pictures to see what's really going on... n/t PoliticAverse Sep 2013 #22
So is this stuff still classified? Conium Sep 2013 #19
From the name Prism, it was pretty clear that's what was happening mythology Sep 2013 #23
Bookmarking. n/t myrna minx Sep 2013 #24
I can do selective quotes, too! jazzimov Sep 2013 #25
It's almost to the point where I say 'Why bother?' randome Sep 2013 #27
"Upstream from the backbone" is venacular for the NSA taps into CALEA-compliant switches. leveymg Sep 2013 #26
Deja DU: This information was on DU a long time ago. We have known this all along. Coyotl Sep 2013 #28
Dianne Feinstein has no more idea than a two-year-old about what goes on with the internet. JDPriestly Sep 2013 #30
That's why the NSA is so pleased she's Chair of the Committee. leveymg Sep 2013 #34
Blah blah blah. Didja hear about Kanye? progressoid Sep 2013 #33
Leaks are Espionage! kenny blankenship Sep 2013 #35
I bet we will find "pole dancing" in her past. Not that there is anything wrong with that. nm rhett o rick Sep 2013 #36
Proof the NSA is not good WovenGems Sep 2013 #37
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