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Fri Apr 27, 2012, 09:59 AM

You Are All Suspects Now. What Are You Going To Do About It?

By John Pilger

Source: Johnpilger.comFriday, April 27, 2012

http://www.zcommunications.org/you-are-all-suspects-now-what-are-you-going-to-do-about-it-by-john-pilger

You are all potential terrorists. It matters not that you live in Britain, the United States, Australia or the Middle East. Citizenship is effectively abolished. Turn on your computer and the US Department of Homeland Security’s National Operations Center may monitor whether you are typing not merely “al-Qaeda”, but “exercise”, “drill”, “wave”, “initiative” and “organisation”: all proscribed words. The British government’s announcement that it intends to spy on every email and phone call is old hat. The satellite vacuum cleaner known as Echelon has been doing this for years. What has changed is that a state of permanent war has been launched by the United States and a police state is consuming western democracy.

What are you going to do about it?

In Britain, on instructions from the CIA, secret courts are to deal with “terror suspects”. Habeas Corpus is dying. The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that five men, including three British citizens, can be extradited to the US even though none except one has been charged with a crime. All have been imprisoned for years under the 2003 US/UK Extradition Treaty which was signed one month after the criminal invasion of Iraq. The European Court had condemned the treaty as likely to lead to “cruel and unusual punishment”. One of the men, Babar Ahmad, was awarded 63,000 pounds compensation for 73 recorded injuries he sustained in the custody of the Metropolitan Police. Sexual abuse, the signature of fascism, was high on the list. Another man is a schizophrenic who has suffered a complete mental collapse and is in Broadmoor secure hospital; another is a suicide risk. To the Land of the Free, they go -- along with young Richard O’Dwyer, who faces 10 years in shackles and an orange jump suit because he allegedly infringed US copyright on the internet.
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Response to polly7 (Original post)

Fri Apr 27, 2012, 10:49 AM

1. I think EVERYONE needs to insert certain buzzwords

into every single email and internet post they write so the snoops won't know WHO to go after. They assume we are all terrorists. Let's "prove" it.

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Fri Apr 27, 2012, 05:23 PM

2. I would like to have an automated program...............

 

to send out 100,000,000 emails a day to my other accounts.

If everone in the world increased e-mail by a huge amount it would make it a lot tougher for the rat hole spy boys.

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Response to polly7 (Original post)

Sat Apr 28, 2012, 05:04 AM

3. Both of those vengeful responses

 

Are rightfully deserved. However what does this article bode for our future? Land of the free?

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