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Oak2004 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-13-09 03:58 AM
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107. Only one catch with your analysis:
Given that both parties support this agenda, voters never had an option to not vote for it.

Not that they would necessarily know of any options: our free press has been cheering it all on. Patriotic duty, you know.
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  -Canadian sci-fi author beaten, imprisoned at US border crossing Newsjock  Dec-11-09 05:23 PM   #0 
  - I'd say fuck it , and never come back.  arcadian   Dec-11-09 05:34 PM   #1 
  - Bingo. U.S. Border guard are a bunch of power mad thugs.  shadowknows69   Dec-11-09 05:38 PM   #2 
  - I've dealt with them in Texas.  arcadian   Dec-11-09 05:44 PM   #4 
  - "questioned the nature of the search" Not a menber of Mensa apparently.  timeforpeace   Dec-11-09 08:06 PM   #27 
  - We aren't supposed to question the goons? n/t  Mopar151   Dec-11-09 08:08 PM   #28 
  - Sadly if we value our lives and property, we should not question them  truedelphi   Dec-11-09 08:18 PM   #34 
  - Don't forget the waterboarding  Alcibiades   Dec-12-09 09:43 AM   #69 
  - You're not supposed to exit the vehicle, unless asked  michreject   Dec-12-09 10:05 AM   #73 
  - Not if they find a fucking bowl, they will look for weed.  Pavulon   Dec-12-09 12:52 PM   #86 
  - you are HILARIOUS!!!  harmonicon   Dec-12-09 03:50 AM   #57 
  - Customs & Immigration...at all?  ezdidit   Dec-12-09 10:03 AM   #72 
  - Agreed.  Bette Noir   Dec-12-09 12:09 AM   #51 
  - You're lucky they didn't strip your car down to the chassis  susanr516   Dec-12-09 12:29 PM   #84 
  - They are locking the doors shut....on both sides of the borders..  winyanstaz   Dec-11-09 10:17 PM   #45 
  - ++++++++1  Fire1sKid   Dec-11-09 08:13 PM   #30 
  - I'm with you.  Enthusiast   Dec-12-09 05:31 AM   #63 
  - correct, sir...that is S.O.P.  ezdidit   Dec-12-09 09:53 AM   #70 
  - Sounds like Blackwater  penndragon69   Dec-12-09 04:37 PM   #93 
  - Had that happen to a friend with a NY cop, too  JerseygirlCT   Dec-12-09 08:14 PM   #101 
  - Why would he return?  Libertas1776   Dec-11-09 05:40 PM   #3 
  - You don't really have rights at the border apparently  shadowknows69   Dec-11-09 05:54 PM   #8 
  - No, you don't.  Powdered Toast Man   Dec-11-09 08:11 PM   #29 
  - Seen it too  Fire1sKid   Dec-11-09 08:18 PM   #33 
  - That is shameful and almost beyond belief.  Joe Chi Minh   Dec-12-09 02:07 PM   #89 
  - That's accurate regarding searches crossing the border - they  24601   Dec-11-09 10:17 PM   #46 
     - "You still have a right, however, to not be assaulted" . . . !!!!!  defendandprotect   Dec-12-09 05:30 AM   #62 
        - Tough to read your response - Did I split an infinitive or something? n/t  24601   Dec-12-09 09:11 AM   #67 
           - Oh -- just astonishment at what is happening ---  defendandprotect   Dec-12-09 10:25 AM   #75 
  - Actually, the Harper cabal is VERY similar to the Bush cabal...  Spazito   Dec-12-09 03:32 PM   #92 
  - I hope that this does financially ruin him!! Hopefully he will get a great lawyer..  BrklynLiberal   Dec-11-09 05:49 PM   #5 
  - why do you hope that this will financially ruin him???  inna   Dec-11-09 05:51 PM   #7 
     - oops! Sorry. I meant I hope it does NOT ruin him..I am too tired..going to bed. Cannot even type  BrklynLiberal   Dec-11-09 06:36 PM   #17 
  - this is crazy.  inna   Dec-11-09 05:50 PM   #6 
  - It's never been a good idea to question a customs search.  Barack_America   Dec-11-09 05:57 PM   #9 
  - Ima Detroiter and I can definitely vouch for that.  Fire1sKid   Dec-11-09 08:21 PM   #35 
  - customs, street police  katkat   Dec-12-09 02:03 AM   #55 
  - I recommend reading a great book...  Goldstein1984   Dec-12-09 01:38 AM   #54 
  - Appalling! nt  Peace Patriot   Dec-11-09 05:58 PM   #10 
  - Usually such animosity is reserved for Mexicans not Canadians  Stargleamer   Dec-11-09 06:02 PM   #11 
  - they have been cracking down on the Canadian border to show they aren't racist  Sen. Walter Sobchak   Dec-11-09 07:30 PM   #22 
  - Haven't we given our border guards tasers yet?  MetaTrope   Dec-11-09 06:14 PM   #12 
  - Mace and Truncheons  saigon68   Dec-12-09 06:00 AM   #64 
  - I'm surprised he was allowed to walk across the border  Michigan-Arizona   Dec-11-09 06:16 PM   #13 
  - I think it is time all these fascist groups get stripped of their authority  Arctic Dave   Dec-11-09 06:17 PM   #14 
  - Way past time.  FiveGoodMen   Dec-11-09 06:19 PM   #15 
     - That would be funny if it wasn't so true.  Arctic Dave   Dec-11-09 06:34 PM   #16 
  - Recommend  TexasObserver   Dec-11-09 06:37 PM   #18 
  - If true, the President owes him and Canada an apology.  glinda   Dec-11-09 06:49 PM   #19 
  - Is there a facepalm smiley?  alcibiades_mystery   Dec-11-09 07:24 PM   #20 
  - Here ya go:  intheflow   Dec-11-09 07:44 PM   #26 
  - Harper won't accept it...  BolivarianHero   Dec-11-09 10:27 PM   #48 
  - For what?  rd_kent   Dec-12-09 02:01 PM   #88 
  - The Police, whatever flavor is just another gang.  RoccoR5955   Dec-11-09 07:28 PM   #21 
  - +1  Bette Noir   Dec-12-09 12:14 AM   #52 
  - He should countersue the hell out of the cops' agency.  Waiting For Everyman   Dec-11-09 07:35 PM   #23 
  - Chris Rock should do another public service announcement  Zorro   Dec-11-09 07:36 PM   #24 
  - Any valid witnesses or just heresay?  stray cat   Dec-11-09 07:41 PM   #25 
  - I was Mt Bike Touring in Southern Az a few years ago,  PJPhreak   Dec-11-09 08:15 PM   #31 
  - while wearing a Tye-Dye?  AlbertCat   Dec-11-09 09:15 PM   #38 
  - A Tye-Dye is one of the most...  PJPhreak   Dec-12-09 04:59 AM   #60 
  - I know what you mean.  Bette Noir   Dec-12-09 12:20 AM   #53 
  - A Recent Tale From a Friend  NashVegas   Dec-12-09 11:20 AM   #78 
  - Works both ways.  diamidue   Dec-12-09 12:11 PM   #81 
  - Desert riding during the daytime: Strike one.  boppers   Dec-13-09 12:06 AM   #104 
     - Hummmm,  PJPhreak   Dec-13-09 02:45 AM   #106 
  - I would make a deal with the fucked up judge they are probably gonna put him in front of  Fire1sKid   Dec-11-09 08:16 PM   #32 
  - Obviously another stoopid Canadian who thought he was entering "the world's freest nation  bertman   Dec-11-09 08:47 PM   #36 
  - I Recently  RobinA   Dec-11-09 09:14 PM   #37 
  - C'mon! His books aren't THAT bad!  AlbertCat   Dec-11-09 09:17 PM   #39 
  - Conditioning  The abyss   Dec-11-09 09:45 PM   #40 
  - exactly...sheesh....  winyanstaz   Dec-11-09 09:58 PM   #42 
  - That's creepy  leftstreet   Dec-11-09 11:38 PM   #50 
     - :hi: back at ya  The abyss   Dec-12-09 07:37 PM   #97 
  - Christ on a trailer hitch, Cheney Bush Ashcroft Rove Rummy have left a stain on this nation  Hekate   Dec-11-09 09:49 PM   #41 
  - The stain will never come clean until they are brought to trial.  winyanstaz   Dec-11-09 09:59 PM   #43 
  - stain  katkat   Dec-12-09 02:33 AM   #56 
     - as you should - it scares the shit out of me (nt)  harmonicon   Dec-12-09 04:01 AM   #58 
  - Sounds like they forgot they were public servants not our overlords.  RedCloud   Dec-11-09 10:13 PM   #44 
  - Ever wonder why Mohawks don't want armed guards at border crossing?  BolivarianHero   Dec-11-09 10:26 PM   #47 
  - one positive action  wial   Dec-11-09 11:11 PM   #49 
  - No wonder tourism is down.  sabrina 1   Dec-12-09 04:38 AM   #59 
  - And this isn't American fascism . . . amazing!!  defendandprotect   Dec-12-09 05:25 AM   #61 
  - Maybe they were afraid he was trying to smuggle BOOKS into the country!  Myrina   Dec-12-09 08:18 AM   #65 
  - According to a friend of his......  SouthernLiberal   Dec-12-09 12:02 PM   #80 
  - Should be tape of incident. So we can see who the asshole really is..  Pavulon   Dec-12-09 08:24 AM   #66 
  - Exactly...  WriteDown   Dec-12-09 09:41 AM   #68 
     - I was in a 2 hour line at the border near Vancouver  CreekDog   Dec-12-09 10:09 AM   #74 
  - sick  samsingh   Dec-12-09 10:03 AM   #71 
  - After 911 Americans foolishly voted for a police state  scentopine   Dec-12-09 11:11 AM   #76 
  - Only one catch with your analysis:  Oak2004   Dec-13-09 03:58 AM   #107 
  - America should be quarrantined.  billyoc   Dec-12-09 11:13 AM   #77 
  - Release the Tapes  zenprole   Dec-12-09 11:45 AM   #79 
  - "Our enemies in blue", still waiting for a tape.  Pavulon   Dec-12-09 12:49 PM   #85 
  - what the shit??  Blue_Tires   Dec-12-09 12:12 PM   #82 
  - NorthCom at work, and we gota SouthCom too! meanwhile, our real armies are where?  earcandle   Dec-12-09 12:28 PM   #83 
  - It's just lucky for us that the President has decided that we shouldn't have any rights or recourse  Greyhound   Dec-12-09 01:34 PM   #87 
  - While I support beating Canadians on pricipal...  AngryAmish   Dec-12-09 02:17 PM   #90 
  - I will not make a baby seal joke here. Because it is rather serious.  grahamhgreen   Dec-12-09 03:01 PM   #91 
  - Wow. Yeah, it is serious, and sickening.  polly7   Dec-12-09 05:21 PM   #94 
     - Maybe like the lady who claimed TSA took her baby  Pavulon   Dec-12-09 07:38 PM   #98 
        - I said the seal club issue was serious, and sickening ..  polly7   Dec-12-09 08:11 PM   #99 
           - Post in wrong place, oops(nt)  Pavulon   Dec-12-09 08:13 PM   #100 
  - 150+ crossings a year for the last 3 at least  sailor65   Dec-12-09 05:39 PM   #95 
  - I've crossed many borders--you don't ask questions and you do as you're told  marshall   Dec-12-09 06:30 PM   #96 
  - Exactly...I had very few problems at border crossings since  Garam_Masala   Dec-12-09 09:36 PM   #102 
     - I couldn't imagine confronting a guard at the Cambodian or Laotian borders  marshall   Dec-12-09 09:48 PM   #103 
  - Is there a single report of this incident that doesn't link back to Dr. Watts' original story?  hedgehog   Dec-13-09 12:43 AM   #105 
 

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