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Thu May 2, 2013, 10:17 AM

Big Bro Broken: Lavish surveillance shattered by Boston bombings


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Published on May 2, 2013

Many US government officials are calling for tougher national security measures, in the wake of the deadly Boston bombings. But more than a decade of multi-billion-dollar surveillance, at the expense of civil liberties, has failed to prevent terror at home. Experts say Washington's security strategy has already cost far more than it's worth.


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Reply Big Bro Broken: Lavish surveillance shattered by Boston bombings (Original post)
marmar May 2013 OP
snappyturtle May 2013 #1
2naSalit May 2013 #2
snappyturtle May 2013 #3
2naSalit May 2013 #4
snappyturtle May 2013 #5

Response to marmar (Original post)

Thu May 2, 2013, 10:35 AM

1. I'm willing to bet that many pockets have been lined with the $700Bn

spent on making us safer.

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Response to snappyturtle (Reply #1)

Thu May 2, 2013, 11:10 AM

2. But perhaps

only a specific select few.

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Response to 2naSalit (Reply #2)

Thu May 2, 2013, 11:16 AM

3. Probably members of the 1%. imho

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Response to snappyturtle (Reply #3)

Thu May 2, 2013, 11:28 AM

4. Indeed...

That's what i was thinking and what i suspected you meant, perhaps.

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Response to 2naSalit (Reply #4)

Thu May 2, 2013, 11:30 AM

5. I should have just said it outright to begin with, huh? Ha. nt

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