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FBI says paying for your morning coffee with cash a potential terrorist activity, urges coffee shop owners to report cash-paying

Purchasing a cup of coffee using cash instead of a credit or debit card, using Google Maps to view photos of sporting event stadiums and large cities, and installing software to protect your internet privacy on your mobile phone — these and many other mundane activities are now considered to be potential terrorist activities by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). And the agency is now distributing a new series of flyers as part of its new “Communities Against Terrorism” (CAT) program that urges shop owners and others to report such “suspicious” activity to authorities.

“The Communities Against Terrorism program is funded by the Bureau of Justice Assistance through the SLATT Program to provide law enforcement agencies with a tool to engage members of the local community in the fight against terrorism,” writes SLATT.org, the program of the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance that is promoting the program, on its website. “To assist law enforcement in the outreach effort, templates of flyers containing potential indicators have been created for distribution to specific industries” (https://www.slatt.org/CAT

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Wait a moment, this doesnt

Wait a moment, this doesnt make any sense. How are they going to report specific people when you dont need an ID to use cash? They may be able to see how many people pay in cash, but thats about it.

To climb the mountain, you must believe you can.

"No credit / debit cards on purchases less than $5"

That sign is in nearly every coffee shop in my area.
Not only am I a cash-paying terrorist, I am a CHEAPSKATE! I don't WANT $5 worth of foo-foo, I want a cup of coffee. Black. No sugar. Charge me $5 for it, and I'll walk out.

This is the article that got my posting privileges revoked:
http://bklim.newsvine.com/_news/2013/05/12/18212165-dr-stan-...

pointless

when will they just come out and say, "American = Terrorist"?

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