Jerry Holbert by Jerry Holbert

Jerry Holbert

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  1. I Play One On TV

    I Play One On TV said, about 1 year ago

    I said, “Don’t give any power to George W. Bush that you wouldn’t want to give to Hillary Clinton or Barack Obama”, but did they listen?

    Now Rip van Winkle is waking up and wondering how this could have happened……

  2. Rad-ish

    Rad-ish GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    Its fine with Lindsey Graham.

  3. ConserveGov

    ConserveGov said, about 1 year ago

    Very “open and transparent”…….

  4. Clark  Kent

    Clark Kent said, about 1 year ago

    @I Play One On TV

    Seems the “right” was OK with cheney/shrub having that power.

  5. Ottodesu

    Ottodesu GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    Serious question: How does this all fit in with GWB’s Patriot Act?

  6. mikefive

    mikefive said, about 1 year ago

    @Ottodesu

    Under the Patriot Act, 115 STAT. 272 PUBLIC LAW 107–56—OCT. 26, 2001,
    (a) SHORT TITLE.—This Act may be cited as the ‘‘Uniting and
    Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required
    to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism (USA PATRIOT ACT) Act
    of 2001’’.

    The full text can be found by going to the Thomas Register which may direct you to the Government Printing Office.

    There is a lot of “striking” this and “inserting” that to other acts and tracking down those acts is a trip. Basically, Title I and Title II of this act gives the government Big Brother authority on any kind of communications between a U.S. citizen and a foreign entity. And then if they “suspect” a citizen….

    Some of this act may seem innocuous at first read, but if you extrapolate some of what is stated in the act, compromise of your privacy will become apparent.

  7. TheFinalSolution

    TheFinalSolution said, about 1 year ago

    @Ottodesu

    Serious answer: The NWO wanted it so that they could monitor the USA.

  8. gmgodsil

    gmgodsil said, about 1 year ago

    He wouldn’t know what to do with intel if it bit him in the butt.

  9. furnituremaker

    furnituremaker said, about 1 year ago

    if you are not doing anything wrong, why worry? Besides, No Such Agency only listens for key words and phrases…anything else is ignored

  10. I Play One On TV

    I Play One On TV said, about 1 year ago

    @furnituremaker

    I wish I could be as trusting.

    And as the definition of “wrong” has morphed significantly since I was a kid, I cannot accept your first question. It is that kind of thinking that got the PATRIOT act passed in the first place.

  11. I Play One On TV

    I Play One On TV said, about 1 year ago

    GWB opened the door a crack and O knocked down the house.”

    Translation: GWB gave out a whole set of keys to people who told him they could be trusted. Obama seems to like their company.

  12. jack75287

    jack75287 said, about 1 year ago

    And now we have the NSA data mining Microsoft, Yahoo, Google, Facebook, PalTalk, AOL, Skype, YouTube and Apple. What no Twitte?

  13. mikefive

    mikefive said, about 1 year ago

    @furnituremaker

    Current IRS and EPA abuses are good examples of government overstepping and their activities are publicly visible.Do you truly believe that a portion of the government that can operate in secrecy wouldn’t be abusive?

  14. yusodum

    yusodum said, about 1 year ago

    Ehrm… Echelon and the Advocacy was Clinton, not Bush.

  15. bobwinners

    bobwinners GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    Stupid.

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