Almost no sneak and peek Patriot Act spy invasions of Americans’ homes were terrorism related last year – only 3 out of 763 last year. 65 percent of the remaining cases had to do with drug investigations, not terrorism – and just what kind of investigations were the remaining 34.61 percent of cases related to? Shoplifting? Parking violations? Jaywalking?
These 228 members of the House of Representatives are hypocrites who make a big show about praising the very freedoms that they then turn around and attack when they think that no one is paying attention. They voted to destroy data privacy in the USA, and now they’re voting to create National Data Privacy Day. How stupid do they think we are?
This cute, dear sweet little kitten is playing with a ball of yarn and asking, will you please now pay attention to the fact that President Barack Obama has announced that he intends to violate the Constitution with the FISA Amendments Act’s Big Brother spying program, just like George W. Bush? No? Too tired from playing? Need a nap now?
It’s not fashionable to do so these days, but I’m asking Americans to use Inauguration Day to look beyond the simplified story that Barack Obama is a living embodiment of the ideals of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.