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Wed May 1, 2013, 05:11 PM

11. The first time I had to go though a metal detector to get on an airliner, the terrorists had won.

 

That was sometime in the 70's I believe. One would think that with all the liberties we have sacrificed since then to keep bad shit from happening, an awful lot of bad shit still happens. It may be time to stop doing more of what doesn't work.

To those 40% who are willing to sacrifice even more liberty for even less safety, perhaps you should volutarily check yourself into one of the private prisions you are so fond of sending other people to. You'll be safe there, just ask for the "SHU".

But the overarching issue here is--as you point out--HOW this article is presented. Pure Propaganda.

And then there is this little tidbit I found interesting in the comments:

Krustydog

Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom. It is the argument of tyrants; it is the creed of slaves.

William Pitt

May 1, 2013 05:40 pm at 5:40 pm

I'm assuming that it is a quote and Krustydog is not William Pitt. But it certainly doesn't sound like the Will Pitt we have heard of late.

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