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23 May 2006 @ 11:51 am
I Never Liked The Phone Company  
Who needs a military-industrial complex when you've got this?
In the mood: angryangry
Laurel Amberdineamberdine on May 23rd, 2006 03:13 pm (UTC)

The Wired article linked to is just infuriating. I have just gone off to yell at some ignorant conservatives. Not that they'll listen to me... sigh
asakiyumeasakiyume on May 23rd, 2006 10:29 pm (UTC)
, then the entire domestic spying program and all of its participants are 100 percent immune from any judicial and/or congressional oversight.

Which is why I had to give a bitter, jaded laugh when the news this morning was all about the Iranian dissident Ramin Jahanbegloo being picked up by his government and held without charge--eliciting much hand-wringing on this side of the Atlantic. He's being held without charge in an undisclosed location and is accused of having “relations with foreigners,” engaging in espionage, and of crimes against security. Sound familiar? It's what our president thinks he'd like to do to dissidents potential terrorists or their fellow travelers in this country. For relations with foreigners, just read relations with terrorists; for crimes against security, well, that one is obvious. Undisclosed locations? check! held without charges? check! So...there you have it.