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    Re: US security agency collecting Verizon phone records

    Quote Originally Posted by Risky Thicket View Post
    Here is the bottom line: Nothing is going to change. No one in government is going to get into major trouble over it. No one at Verizon is going to lose any sleep over it. Citizen can demand that Washington repeal the Patriot Acts. Citizen won't demand it. Washington knows this. Washington will do as it bloody well likes; they'll make a few statements and excuses; the opposition will rattle sabers but in essence will do nothing about it. The majority of voters will continue to remain partisans and they will vote the incumbents back in office. Washington knows this. Nothing will change. Nothing will change. Nothing will change.
    I really, really hope you're wrong and that, after all, there is hope and that it "lies in the proles."

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    Re: US security agency collecting Verizon phone records

    I hope they're all dying of boredom reading my texts and whatnot.

    Although I might have to make a few comments soon about work being a "pressure cooker" these days, and how heavy my backpack is, .....

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    Re: US security agency collecting Verizon phone records

    Quote Originally Posted by nota bene View Post
    I really, really hope you're wrong and that, after all, there is hope and that it "lies in the proles."

    Sigh.
    I really, really hope I am wrong as well.



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