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Robert Ariail

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  1. Cripplious

    Cripplious said, about 2 years ago

    it worked for Odysseus

  2. ConserveGov

    ConserveGov said, about 2 years ago

    Who’s on first? Right.

  3. Rad-ish

    Rad-ish GoComics PRO Member said, about 2 years ago

    Nobody for president.

  4. Ottodesu

    Ottodesu said, about 2 years ago

    Nobody does it better.

  5. Michael wme

    Michael wme said, about 2 years ago

    Anyone who watches the documentary “Castle” knows that Al Qaeda has a nuclear arsenal larger than Israel, India, and Pakistan combined. And every week (during prime time TV) they set one to go off in a major US city. Fortunately, by using Prism and Boundless Informant, the NSA, the DHS, and the FBI have stopped every one of these thermonuclear attacks. Of course, this all has to be classified Top Secret, so the American public won’t panic, plus we can’t let Al Qaeda know that we knew about every one of their unsuccessful thermonuclear attacks, since that would give them valuable information to use in their next one.

    Fortunately, as the US media have all agreed, we desperately need Prism and Boundless Informant and every other government program that keeps track of everything about everybody, or we’d have had a thermonuclear explosion every week (during prime time TV) destroying hundreds of US cities.

    So the overwhelming majority of Americans, who rely on the US press instead of conspiracy theory sites, strongly support the US surveillance.

    And we can all speculate on what might have happened if J. Edgar and LBJ had had this. They forced the US Congress to do whatever they wanted, but with Prism and Boundless Informant they could have threatened to reveal all of Adoph’s letters to Eva and all of Ho’s missives and forced their surrender years earlier than was required without these modern, effective tools.

    (The reason Prism and Boundless Informant missed Boston is because they had to concentrate on those attempted thermonuclear attacks. And on the activities of the members of Congress who have the power to shut them down.)

  6. Respectful Troll

    Respectful Troll said, about 2 years ago

    We will have to watch the watchers very carefully.

  7. Stipple

    Stipple said, about 2 years ago

    You know, a lier.
    Onguard is of the belief the President just lies around all day.
    This is in conflict with onguard’s opinion the President plots against his fellow Americans all day.
    Someone is very confused about their feelings towards the President.

  8. dtroutma

    dtroutma GoComics PRO Member said, about 2 years ago

    What’s truly amazing is all the flap about spying internally under this administration, that totally ignores the activities of Nixon’s, Reagan’s, Bush 41, Bush 43’s, and yes, even Clinton’s folks. Interesting also that the press is so focused on “scandals” of Clinton and Obama, seeking out “sex scandals” especially, while ignoring Watergate, Iran/Contra (Reagan AND Bush 41), lies to invade Grenada, a phony “arrest” of Noriega that was an undeclared war on Panama, spying failures under “W” (say hello to the twin towers), and of course trumped up “intelligence” to invade Iraq.

    While I don’t like Obama’s administration continuing to use REPUBLiCAN WRITTEN LAWS to continue spying on us, even with court orders and secret warrants from a secret court, they ARE following the law. Hyperbole in the “media” trying to make it otherwise is propaganda, not press, and the effort to discredit the President actually DOES pose security threats to our nation, but hey! preserving conservative politics is a lot more important than preserving the nation.

  9. warjoski

    warjoski GoComics PRO Member said, about 2 years ago

    @Respectful Troll

    I’m sorry, but I must disagree. Watching the watchers doesn’t solve the terrorist problem. Terrorists will attack regardless of whether there is a system in place to monitor for them.

    The bigger danger is this system is in place for future administrations to use. To be blunt, I have little trust or respect for either Bush or Obama. But I feel their administrations are too incompetent to make use of them. But future administrations, more competent and opportunistic, can and will. And History doesn’t really have many happy endings to stories like that. This isn’t a seed which should be watched carefully. It’s a weed that needs to be uprooted before it chokes the whole garden.

  10. wbr

    wbr said, about 2 years ago

    yes dtroutma the law allowed spying on persons contacting persons oversea who were known terrorist but not massive taps on everyone

  11. Respectful Troll

    Respectful Troll said, about 2 years ago


    We have very little disagreement, Warjoski.
    If I thought it could be weeded, that would be my choice as well, but I believe that demon has escaped it’s bottle.
    You may enjoy this song. The lyrics are very apropos.
    Be well sir, and thank you for your reply. I truly do agree with you.

  12. Respectful Troll

    Respectful Troll said, about 2 years ago

    You and your hoity toity 12. Inspectors 7 and 5 made sure every pair of jeans I ever had were PERFECT!
    Reader’s Digest did a story about one of those inspectors who put msgs with the paper.
    “Inspected by 12, 8 was sick today”
    “Inspected by 5, 6 and 9 are arguing.”
    Good to read you RV.
    Be well.
    distributor of horse by products

  13. Triangle

    Triangle GoComics PRO Member said, about 2 years ago

    Huh, what..?

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