America is in a crisis. Our civil liberties are being eroded, our leaders are incompetent criminals, and the "good" folks do nothing. Allow me to quote a very relevant line from the movie Boondock Saints
:Now, we must all fear evil men. But there is another kind of evil which we must fear most, and that is the indifference of good men.
The Democrats voice their opinion, but do they do anything? Fuck no. The pansy-assed Democrats, the only ones who have a chance of creating change, are so afraid of not getting reelected that they refuse to take a stand and censure, let alone impeach, the criminals we have running the country. Grow a fucking spine and make some change. Last time I checked, Bush wasn't winning any popularity polls, the people will
support you. By not doing anything, you are losing my support.
Speaking of popularity, lets talk about poll numbers. 31%? Are you saying 31% of the country supports the job this jackass is doing? I wonder if these folks have ever left the butt-crack small town in which they live. Can they really be that gullible? These people aren't patriots, they are nationalists and borderline fascists. Here are a few choice quotes from a list of e-mails to CNN
.One should ask the family members of those who died on 9/11 if they think this is a good idea. I would bet that they would say that anything that could prevent another 9/11 would be worth it.
Jack Davis, Barnegat, New Jersey
Boo fucking hoo. There have been way
too many excuses made in the name of the families of victims. If I was a 9/11 family member, I'd be outraged that I was being exploited in the name of domestic spying and the eroding of civil liberties. Five years ago, 3000 people were killed... that's a drop in the bucket. Over 3000 people are killed every month in car crashes, where is the outrage there?I'm absolutely fine with it! Since 9/11, we live in a different world with an enemy who is difficult to find. They want to hide among us, and use our rights and freedoms to destroy us. If it takes a little snooping around my personal records in order for the government to uncover terrorists and their activities, then I'M IN!
Bill Konst, Gilbert, Arizona
Don't worry, Osama Bin Laden isn't going to destroy "our rights and freedoms". By the time he can get a group together, our rights and freedoms will have already been eroded beyond recognition. Don't you understand, Bill? Bush is destroying all the rights and freedoms that made this country great.
There were a number of comments rhetorically asking what we have to hide. I don't know about you, but I have lots to hide. I don't want to be targeted or smeared by the administration because of my political beliefs. I do lots of things that are illegal (like yielding at a stop sign when I'm on my bike). Also, I do and/or talk about things that the administration would rather be illegal. My home is my private zone, and the government need not know what I do on my own time, as long as I don't interfere with anyone else.
Fortunately, not everyone who commented in the story were as dense as these bozos. However, it is worrying that people can be this blind. Where is your outrage at the injustice? Things need to change, and the change needs to start now. We are quickly heading toward a dictatorship. Be afraid. If this continues, the America as we know it will cease to exist.