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Comment It's called protecting America (Score 3, Interesting) 209 209

When they're looking at you, fine. But congress freaked out when the CIA was looking at THEM. It's fair to say they think rules are great for us, but they should be held to a different arbitrary self made standard when it comes to applying the law to themselves:
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/...

Comment How about the F-35 boondoggle ? (Score 1) 506 506

Like the Healthcare and Finance reforms, this is a step in the right direction, but we should be doing much better (thanks, Republicans) The F-35 is already way over budget and it is predicted to cost 1.5 trillion over the planned lifetime, This is for a tool that barely works. The brilliance of the evil plan was spreading production to almost every state so each one will have a stake in the pork.
http://www.vanityfair.com/poli...

Comment Headline should have read (Score 5, Interesting) 509 509

"NSA Director Keith Alexander, testifying before the Senate this week admitted he's not qualified to protect us from terrorism." He said " I have a limited imagination and can only come up with one illegal solution to the problem". This is despite the fact that many terrorist plots have been discovered without violating rights, and his spying solution has failed to stop others. All he has is a hammer so every problem looks like a nail.

Comment Re:More bullshit from folks who want cheap labor (Score 2) 287 287

That's like criticizing a music teacher because his student doesn't sound like Eric Clapton after one lesson. You're not expected to become proficient after one lesson, however the lesson was indeed a small step towards that goal. What's wrong with that ?

A slow pup is a lazy dog. -- Willard Espy, "An Almanac of Words at Play"

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