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Matt Wuerker

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  1. mikefive

    mikefive said, over 3 years ago

    The meta data can tell them a lot. As an example, think about that chat number you call at 2:00 A.M. If you were a government official or congressman, do you really think that a J. Edgar type wouldn’t threaten the use of that information to embarrass you? Or how about those multiple calls to the escort service? Or the porn sites on the web?

  2. Respectful Troll

    Respectful Troll said, over 3 years ago

    An honorable and lawful gov’t who puts law above “ends justifying means” could be trusted with this metadata. I have the privilege of knowing honorable people. None of them are in elected office. A gov’t like ours, which has become an oligarchy led by the elites within the two parties, cannot be trusted, over time, to not abuse the pool of information contained within the data collected. I do not know if abuses have occurred, I suspect they have, but I strongly believe that abuses will occur in a more blatant and aggressive manner over the next few years.
    It is up to us, the electorate, to find people willing to serve not only the word of law, but the spirit in which these laws were conceived. Civil and respectful minds willing to talk, negotiate,and compromise for the betterment of all Americans, and through helping America, the world.

  3. William Bednar

    William Bednar GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    Next, full body cavity search!!

  4. avarner

    avarner said, over 3 years ago

    Stop complaining. You’re next – bend over..

  5. NoMo'ol'tomcats

    NoMo'ol'tomcats said, over 3 years ago

    Just some more of those “phantoms of lost liberty” Ashcroft was so dismissive about.

    Just noticed some ectoplasm on my latest bank statement.

  6. The Wolf In Your Midst

    The Wolf In Your Midst said, over 3 years ago

    It is simply amazing what some people will allow themselves to be subject to, all in the hope that the people they hate will be hurt even more.

  7. Kevin Robinson

    Kevin Robinson said, over 3 years ago

    Orwell’s warning not heeded. Now down that slippery slope we go.

  8. dfowensby

    dfowensby said, over 3 years ago

    Humph. i was born at the height of the McCarthy era, essentially into a Fear, Uncertainty, & Doubt-driven police state. At the current rate of momentum it appears I may be dying in a similar (or worse) police state.

  9. Fourcrows

    Fourcrows said, over 3 years ago

    @Respectful Troll

    Thank you, C.
    Bush holds the blame for creating the Patriot Act and supporting, and Obama now holds the blame for continuing it. Whatever happened after January 2009is his problem. Hopefully, all this attention will force the next President to finally remove all aspects of the Patriot Act from our government’s books. That should be the first question anybody asks any of the 2016 candidate field. If they try to waffle about how it has kept us safer (a line used by both Bush and Obama) the public should immediately turn their backs on them.

  10. Fourcrows

    Fourcrows said, over 3 years ago

    True, but the traitors who designed it share equal blame (Bush, Cheney, and EVERY senator and representative who initially signed it into law). Obama owns it now, but stop denying it was a Republican President who initially signed it and re-signed it.

  11. Uncle Joe

    Uncle Joe GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    (And let me remind every American who ISN’T grateful that Obama has the contents of every one of their e-mails.)"

    I just bcc ‘’ on all my emails.

  12. Bodoc

    Bodoc said, over 3 years ago

    As does Google and their corporate sponsors who, apparently, just happen to know what ads to put on my screen….

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