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Matt Wuerker

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  1. Michael wme

    Michael wme said, 12 months ago

    How could we possibly be safe were it not for the NSA and DHS watching us 24/7/366 (I don’t want to leave out Feb 29: I want to cover all the years).

    Not only Castle, but the New York Times and every other mainstream US media reiterates that the US has frequently been attacked by terrorists, but all those attacks (some of them with nuclear devices) have been thwarted by NSA surveillance backed up by DHS action. Of course (as they pointed out on Castle) all those foiled attempts were classified Top Secret, so the NSA and the MSM cannot reveal any details, but trust us, we desperately need to be watched 24/7/366 to be safe.

    And, as the MSM warns, if the NSA had its hands tied by an 18th century Constitution, the many successful terrorist attacks would force our protective government to remove our few remaining liberties. We must not tie our government’s hands: if it needs to imprison us all with ‘enhanced interrogation’, or even kill us all to keep us safe, we must trust that it knows what it’s doing, and it’s all for our own good.

  2. ahab

    ahab GoComics PRO Member said, 12 months ago

    Ironic that a 1984 Tom Selleck movie, written and directed by Michael Crichton,Runawaywould be so prescient?

  3. Clark  Kent

    Clark Kent said, 12 months ago

    @Michael wme, @Oscar54, @ahab,
    Big ten four on that.

  4. ahab

    ahab GoComics PRO Member said, 12 months ago

    @Michael wme

    I believe true threats go unrecognized, or ignored. Mother Nature has a virus, a bacteria, or natural event just waiting to astound us. Even folks who thought wealth would protect them will be toast. The last thought would be “Wow!” so that’s what an exploding caldera looks like…

  5. Enoki

    Enoki said, 12 months ago

    As long as they make it legal to shoot back I’m game!

  6. dtroutma

    dtroutma GoComics PRO Member said, 12 months ago

    Hmm, the biggest advantage of drones over satellites is that they can fly beneath cloud cover and provide more reliable “real time” data, but don’t reveal that much more detail than what satellites can provide. BTW, the Dan Ackroyd “Deal of the Century” film opened with a guy by his pool getting zapped by a laser from space, that isn’t exactly “science fiction” either.

    The increase in allowing drones is going to be a huge pain in the neck for civil aviation, and even we who’ve long flown RC model planes (some larger than the drones being developed that are costing thousands of times more than our “hobby” craft, and have no greater capabilities!!).

  7. dtroutma

    dtroutma GoComics PRO Member said, 12 months ago

    ^about those “go pro” cameras! and we were dropping harmless “bombs” from RC scale models decades ago!

  8. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 said, 12 months ago

    Just wait for when the president, of either party, starts allowing armed drones be used by law enforcement to “kill terrorists an criminals.” Coming soon to a Mayberry near you.

  9. cjr53

    cjr53 said, 12 months ago


    Does that really have to be a Presidential decision?

  10. Jase99

    Jase99 said, 12 months ago

    @CCNJ's say the sky is falling

    No more so than your previous incarnation being banned stopped you.

  11. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 said, 12 months ago


    No, it just could happen by state and not be overturned by the Supreme Court.

  12. churchillwasright

    churchillwasright said, 12 months ago

    @Michael wme

    MICHAEL said “And as the MSM warns…”

    Don’t worry, as soon as there’s a Republican back in the Presidency, the MSM will revert to form: purveyor of Truth, advocate for the Little Guy, and Defender of the Constitution.

    BTW, I’m sure Wuerker and all the lefties posting here supported Rand Paul’s 13 hour filibuster against drones 1000%. (Just kidding— I’m well aware they would never support anything anyone with an R next to his name would do, even if it’s something they inherently agree with.)

  13. Rad-ish

    Rad-ish GoComics PRO Member said, 12 months ago

    I wish they would post the new cartoons instead of the re-runs.

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  14. cjr53

    cjr53 said, 12 months ago


    Mother Nature has something waiting in the wings for us, including the 1% their money won’t protect them from. Reminds me, have you read Stephen King’s: The Stand?

  15. cjr53

    cjr53 said, 12 months ago


    “No, it just could happen by state and not be overturned by the Supreme Court.”

    Okay, thanks. I was fairly certain the President doesn’t have some of the powers that rwnj ascribe to him, regardless of what bush-cheney did.

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