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  •  Again, I'm not playing. (3+ / 0-)
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    Quicklund, Aquarius40, emelyn

    You seem to be quite eager to make this into an "Obama rox/Obama sux" piefight, rather than discussing the subject at hand in this thread, which is comparing the Brazil protests and the Occupy protests.

    I will ignore any further replies from you that continue along the "rox/sux" theme, rather than addressing what I actually wrote.

    "When I give food to the poor, they call me a saint. When I ask why the poor have no food, they call me a communist." --Dom Helder Camara, archbishop of Recife

    by JamesGG on Tue Jun 18, 2013 at 09:44:31 AM PDT

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    •  Well--I don't know Obama's position on this (1+ / 0-)
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      Ray Pensador

      but the DoD has decided to use PRISM to particularly track environmental activists, whom it designates as "domestic extremists" and sometimes as "eco-terrorists."

      If Obama isn't in favor of this, it seems to be an extreme enough policy that he needs to come out firmly against it, yes? And put a stop to it. He is the C-i-C, after all.

      It seems to me that Betty is quite correct in that our 1st and 4th amendment rights are essentially in the trash can. I don't know what it's going to take for people to consider this important. Is it going to take Kossacks being thrown into indefinite detention for being environmental activists?
      How bad does it have to get before people admit something's happening?

      Ou sont les neigedens d'antan?

      by SouthernLiberalinMD on Tue Jun 18, 2013 at 02:33:44 PM PDT

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