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  1. ConserveGov

    ConserveGov said, 10 months ago

    I guess it’s ok with our Commander in Chef!

  2. omQ Release the Desaparecidos

    omQ Release the Desaparecidos said, 10 months ago

    @ConserveGov

    “I guess it’s ok with our Commander in Chef!”


    I think you’ve cooked your goose.

  3. Ottodesu

    Ottodesu GoComics PRO Member said, 10 months ago

    @ConserveGov

    You really never should have voted for GWB.
    Even we foreigners could have told Americans that stripping liberties are hard to win back again. Oh, wait, we did.

    Especially insidious to call it a “Patriot Act”.

    Utterly, perfectly, it’s “1984 Newspeak”.

  4. Clark  Kent

    Clark Kent said, 10 months ago

    @Ottodesu,
    The next republican president may not be a bumbling puppet like gwb or amiable dunce like ron raygun. He or she may be a cunning monster like j stalin with a justice department or FBI head like v beria. Most people here in the USA don’t know who stalin and beria were.

  5. Michael wme

    Michael wme said, 10 months ago

    @Ottodesu

    Since two, count ‘em, two Presidents have agreed this level of surveillance is absolutely necessary to keep the world safe, and since the overwhelming majority of US voters agree that this level of worldwide surveillance is absolutely necessary to keep them safe, it’s highly unlikely Al Gore would have done much differently about security.


    Possibly Mr Gore would have saved the money Bush, Jr so wisely spent in Iraq to rid the world of that heinous dictator who sent the hijackers on 9/11/‘01 with phony Saudi passports (just read Con Coughlin’s books if you don’t believe me; I’m absolutely certain Mr Coughlin must be right, since he has absolutely no proof, and someone who has the confidence to make such a claim with absolutely no proof must be right). There’s a chance Gore wouldn’t have gone into Iraq, but he might have been forced by public opinion after they read Con Coughlin’s books.


    The US system puts the same kinds of people into office (though some give MUCH better speeches than others, but the actions are remarkably similar). That’s either because the system works to see that only the best of the best, the Greatest Force for Good in the World ever gets elected as the US President, or that the system is broken and only allows the corrupt and venal to achieve the office of president.


    (Choose one.)

  6. Adrian Snare

    Adrian Snare said, 10 months ago

    This safety mania is what a minority of us want..
    But its a vocal majority..
    I, for one, do NOT want any of this privacy/safety/political correctness CRAP..
    And our elected representatives apparently only listen to the money…..
    Sorry , Conservegov, this is not really a conservative – liberal thing…

  7. masterskrain

    masterskrain GoComics PRO Member said, 10 months ago

    @Ottodesu

    You have to remember…the American people did NOT elect shrub bush, the SCOTUS appointed him!

  8. Northern Redman

    Northern Redman said, 10 months ago

    @masterskrain

    Not according to the New York Times and several other news sources, which completed a recount of all Florida votes under the freedom of information act, and concluded that Bush won the election.

  9. Northern Redman

    Northern Redman said, 10 months ago

    http://www.nytimes.com/2001/11/12/politics/12VOTE.html

  10. franknason

    franknason said, 10 months ago

    The best airport experience I ever had was in October 2001 when no one was flying and there was virtually no airport security. I don’t fly anymore because of all the federal goons.

  11. markjoseph125

    markjoseph125 GoComics PRO Member said, 10 months ago

    The country that will trade a little liberty for a little security will lose both and deserve neither.

  12. misterdantes

    misterdantes said, 10 months ago

    @Michael wme

    I tip my hat to you Sir, one of your best replies. (And a conclusion that, frighteningly enough, works for most democratic systems where campaign funds are not limited and/or equal for each party – I believe that’s most of them.)

  13. ConserveGov

    ConserveGov said, 10 months ago

    @omQ Release the Desaparecidos

    Nope. Our Head Chef is in way over his head. He should just leave the kitchen now.

  14. NickelAlloy

    NickelAlloy said, 10 months ago

    The Land of the Free and the Home of the Brave. Jeez, what’s it going to take? At this point, any rational person would be more afraid of our government than terrorists.

  15. emptc12

    emptc12 said, 10 months ago

    Oh crud, a few hundred years from now things will have calmed down, and people will consider all this present fuss silly. The education system will have been perfected so that people are finally content :
    .
    “Alpha children wear grey. They work much harder than we do, because they’re so frightfully clever. I’m awfully glad I’m a Beta, because I don’t work so hard. And then we are much better than the Gammas and Deltas. Gammas are stupid. They all wear green, and Delta children wear khaki. Oh no, I don’t want to play with Delta children. And Epsilons are still worse. They’re too stupid to be able to read or write. Besides they wear black, which is such a beastly color. I’m so glad I’m a Beta.” (Aldous Huxley, BRAVE NEW WORLD)

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