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#30 : December 16, 2011, 03:40:29 AM

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10 Ridiculous Things That Make You a Terror Suspect

http://www.activistpost.com/2011/12/10-ridiculous-things-that-make-you.html

Tea Party Activists: Do you sympathize with those who are angry about bank bailouts on the backs of taxpayers? Well, you're likely a terrorist in the eyes of the State ...

Occupy Activists: Now, the "Occupy" movement, said to be made up of left-wing extremists, is enjoying the same treatment as the Tea Party's right-wing extremists ...

7 Days of Food: The Department of Justice and FBI considers you a terrorist threat if you have more than 7 days of food stored ...

Missing Fingers: The document referred to by Rand Paul above, also claims that if someone is missing a finger or has burn marks, they're more likely to be a terror suspect.

Buying Flashlights: Also from the same official source, if you're buying night-vision devices including flashlights, you should be considered a terror suspect.

Paying Cash at Hotels: Watch out if you want to pay with cash for hotel rooms. This DHS commercial indicates that you're a terror suspect if you do ...

Texting Privately in a Public Place: According to this DHS commercial for their citizen spy program, if you're texting while sitting in a public park, but trying to keep it concealed from people who pass by, you should be reported for su**CENSORED**ious terrorist activity ...

Ron Paul Stickers: A 2009 law enforcement report from the Missouri Information Analysis Center (MIAC) labeled Ron Paul supporters, Libertarians, and people sharing movies about the Federal Reserve as "domestic terrorists."

Belief in Conspiracies -- Obama's Information Czar, Cass Sunstein, has identified those who hold conspiracy theories as targets for online "cognitive infiltration."

Own Precious Metals -- Despite the fact that the Federal Reserve paper note (a.k.a. the dollar) is only sustained by faith, you could now be a suspected terrorist if you would like to preserve your wealth with something that holds real value like precious metals.

And now the bonus round for being registered as a potential terrorist --

#11-- Owning guns and ammo. Let's face it: you disagree with the American government colluding with international banks to rob you blind AND you've armed yourself? This also why returning veterans have also been labeled potential terrorists -- they have guns, know how to use them, and may be angry about the lies that sent them to war.

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#31 : December 16, 2011, 10:48:54 AM

Why is this a surprise?

This country has been run by corporations for awhile.  Our government's main objective is to protect the rights and profits of corporations.  Our politicians work for corporate America.  Not mainstream America. 

Meanwhile, they distract the typical American idiot with "issues" like abortion, gay marriage, etc.

This country is far past repair.  It needs to hit rock bottom so we can start over.

I see your point but you can't blame corporations if the government will to sell themselves for campaign (broad term now-a-days) funds.



Not blaming corporations.  But to have a government that dictates its actions according to what corporations want is truly disturbing.

Especially when its not working.


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#32 : December 18, 2011, 02:54:29 PM

If I owned a large "major" (synonym for 'successful') corporation you're damn right I'd have lobbyists....


And here is the rub. If you have a pension, 401K, Mutual funds, or stocks, then you DO own a major corp. Close to half the people in this country directly or indirectly have money invested in a Major Corp. What these protesters should be screaming is "We have met the enemy and he is us".

The hypocrisy of all of this is every gripes and moans about "greedy corps" then trots off to Walmart to buy poster boards and magic markers to make their protest signs. They then load up their Ford Explorers, stop at a Shell station to fill up, then off to the protest with a quick stop at McDonalds for a bite to eat.

Not once have I heard any of these protesters saying we should boycott Walmart for a locally owned small biz. Not once have they recommended avoiding CVS and Walgreens for Pop's pharmacy, even if the cost is 5% more. No we'd rather gripe and yell about the very monsters we continue to feed, because we'd rather save 5% on Chinese made crap than sacrifice ourselves for these "values" we hold so high.

 

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