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Laura Ingraham: We shouldn't have laughed at civil libertarians when they warned us about the PATRIOT Act

“It all started courtesy the Patriot Act,” Ingraham said. “A lot of civil libertarians at the time raised red flags, and they were laughed off. I didn’t focus that much, to tell you the truth, about the Patriot Act. I wish I had. I think that was a mistake.”

O’Reilly was quick to separate his support of the Patriot Act, which covers the NSA’s data grab revealed yesterday, from the Obama’s administration’s use of it. “I supported the Patriot Act, but I never thought that a warrant could cover every single American,” he said.

“We never think,” Igraham said. “The key thing is the FISA court is the Foreign Intelligence Act. Now it’s domestic.”

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Sean Hannity: I've Never Heard of the Bilderberg Group

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Published on Jun 7, 2013

"I have no idea what you're talking about."

"Give a man a gun, and he could rob a bank. Give a man a bank, and he could rob the world."

Bottom feeders

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"Ron Paul? Oh PLEASE!" - Laura Ingraham after Ron Paul...

...came in 2nd in the Hew Hampshire Primary in 2012.

She called him and us KOOKS all along.

Now she - like the rest of the establishment GOP - is so concerned about the very things Dr. Paul warned us about.

The disingenuous and hypocritic nature of mainstream republicans floors me. They got what they deserved - and they caused it to happen.

DON'T BLAME ME - I VOTED FOR RON PAUL

"We have allowed our nation to be over-taxed, over-regulated, and overrun by bureaucrats. The founders would be ashamed of us for what we are putting up with."
-Ron Paul

SHE is not whose support we

SHE is not whose support we need. We need the support of the people who listen to her. See my other post about how I propose we do that.

And don't blame me.

I VOTED STRAIGHT LIBERTARIAN!

Like deer in headlights

they feign innocence not knowing better. Meanwhile they spout biased opinions rather than do the job of investigating, analyzing and accurately reporting events. In so doing, they mimic the neocon elite guard thereby swallowing the fear mongering pablum which spawned the Patriot Act, NDAA, TSA and perpetual wars; similarly without doing any research these same people give their blanket support to the government’s official 9/11 commission report. Once again, just as they ridiculed Ron Paul and his warnings about the PA, they ridicule 9/11 truthers and anyone who questions government’s credibility. No wonder they have lost the trust of critical thinking patriots and those who see that MSM talking heads are too easily blindsided and corrupted by their corporate puppet masters.

It's all for show!

All these Neo con talking heads loved and supported Bush and his "patriot" act, but now that a Democrat is in office, they have seen the light. Ya, sure. As soon as a republican gets in there, it will be "see, he is using government for good." I just heard Rush Limbaugh 10 minutes ago lie out of his pig mouth that he was against taking away freedoms for security after 9/11. I still have audio tapes (I recorded rush while at work cause I was a Neo con cool aid drinker back then) and you can clearly hear him say that Bush is keeping us safe, and some times we have to sacrifice a little liberty in order to be safe. That really opened my eyes and made me realize that none of these traitors can be trusted. The only ones that can be truly trusted are those who have been consistent.

Boetch


As soon as Jeb Bush is coronated as the next "President", she'll happily support it all again, and mock those who don't.


THESE are the people...

These are the people who made fun of Ron Paul, who called him a traitor, who called him a pansy on defense, who said he should not even be up on the stage at the debates, who said he was wasting everyones time, who called him crazy, who discounted everything he said.....screw em.

No- dont screw them - enlightem them

I literally just got off a phone call.

The guy on the other end joked that this call may be recorded(in reference to the NSA thing - not for quality purposes).

I responded by saying that I had donated on several occasions to the Ron Paul campaign so there is a very good chance the call was being recorded.

He responded by saying "I wish I had voted for that kooky guy - turns out he wasn't so kooky after all"

Why rub it in a persons face -invite them in from the cold and the rain. Liberty is warmth and comfort to those traumatized by awakening.

Lip service...

They still wouldn't vote for him given the choice...they're just paying lip service because they're kind of in a situation where they have to. As soon as he got off the phone he probably turned the volume back up on the TV (faux news of course) and the drooling resumed...

“Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.”
- President John F. Kennedy

Nah, Almost all of us were also once confused

I was confused. In college I went from saying Truman should have let MacArthur invade China (I now know that's not what he wanted to do), and getting asked if I was a John Bircher, to anti-war Communist (1960s-70s), to "syndicalist-anarchist", to "left-sympathetic" but born-again missionary, to anti-war, anti-Fed missionary, and then in 2008 discovered Ron Paul and all the fans through another born-again Bible-believing Christian, and finally discovered that you could probably call me a "Christian libertarian" if you like, or more precisely, probably, "anarcho-capitalist". Christian first, libertarian second; libertarian principles are a subset of Biblical principles.

A follower of Christ wants his neighbor to repent, not rot his life away in jail, or die of AIDS, or rob the other neighbor to take care of himself. If people can understand why we should all respect the principle of non-aggression, there will be a chance to share salvation.

But people who grab power do not care for such a principle, and now watch as today's version of the religious rulers, who hate the exposure, demand suppression of the Christ's liberating message of salvation, and the respect for other individuals' rights it encourages.

Threats to power by Roman temples, Jewish temples, Druid priests, who did not want to admit to their own sins, of cours

i think your right, but this

i think your right, but this suspicion is directed towards those who all of a sudden turned sides, knowing them to have actively fought against what they now supposedly support...im not buying it

Your experience i whole heartedly welcome, and hope to see more of it,

but those in the limelight, who have supposedly "seen the light" i.e.known folks i.e.o'reilly for example......they can do and say what they like, if it opens minds who were previously reluctant, i say good for those who woke up, but i still wont trust the reasons behind it.......not until many years have gone by, and one or two witness's to a backbone from these folks, in trying times......and an idea of what THEY think, is JUST

Your story made me smile :)

Father of Liberty knows best.

That would be Ron Paul. Happy Fathers day. Doctor Paul

has anyone ever heard the

has anyone ever heard the term , CIVAL libertarian......or is it just me.......thats not heard that term before

So you are saying it is OK to laugh at others?

Here is my response:
Hey dipshit - maybe as a leader you shouldn't laugh at ANYBODY. It is that exact elitist effin mentality that is so repulsive. Yah for us civil libertarians- WE are vindicated. But the real question is WHY do we elect people of such low moral character that quantify crappy behaviour.

YOU SHOULDN'T BE LAUGHING AT ANYBODY - YOU SHOULD BE LISTENING YOU EFFIN IDIOT POS. THAT IS WHAT A REPRESENTATIVE IS HIRED TO DO.

Losers - all of them.

Should have read it

before voting for it - like Ron Paul did.

Certainly the Patriot Act would have never been passed, because it wasn't available to us... It was almost 400 pages long, and became available less than an hour before it was debated on the House floor... The congressmembers were intimidated, "if I do nothing, my people gonna be mad, because they want us to do something". And the people are frightened. When they are frightened, they are much more willing to give us their liberties. But giving up their liberties won't make them safer, that's the real sad part of it. Ron Paul

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The law cannot make a wicked person virtuous…God’s grace alone can accomplish such a thing.
Ron Paul - The Revolution

Setting a good example is a far better way to spread ideals than through force of arms. Ron Paul

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Laura did laugh over and over again. So did all of the others.

The slippery-slope argument is real.
"He will reply, 'Truly I tell you, whatever you did not do for one of the least of these, you did not do for me.' - Matthew 25:45

So is the frog getting boiled for not jumping-out of the heating pot. In our present situation, there is no jumping-out allowed. The only option is to turn off the heat and fast.

Conclusion:
Be very wary of talking heads who wrap themselves in the flag, proudly display a religious symbol around their neck AND who never miss an opportunity to talk about how great wars are, like Ingraham.

Good One

Geez Laura, that's like figuring out the Nazis were bad... in 1952. A bit late are we?

Sheep Can't Sleep Forever

Unfortunately, not much can be done about their slow learning capacity.

Dollar short day late

We've been barking about the patriot act long before and long after the fake liberal democrats used this as a political snipe.

Laura is a

Tw-t (insert vowel of your choice).

On some great and glorious day, the plain folks of the land will reach their heart's desire at last and the White House will be occupied by a downright fool and complete narcissistic moron.

It may be short lived

It may be short lived [or maybe not], but let us take this incredible opportunity to be kind and eloquent, and discuss these issues rationally to our friends, family, coworkers, and strangers while shopping.

It is up to us to change the hearts and minds of all people. LibertyIsRising.

Josie The Outlaw http://www.josietheoutlaw.com/

"What if the American people learn the truth" - Ron Paul

She only says that because.

The republicons are not in control. They never will be again in control. Cant wait till the democons are not in control either. Only then will things change.Like the patriot act being nullified. I keep getting calls from the republican party for donations. Each time I tell them. Money talks and dogs bark. Quit calling me. your barking up the wrong money tree. Some have eyes to see and ears to hear. Till more men step up and act like Ron Paul. I don't see any future in America. Time to go work in the veggie garden. Growing veggies is like printing your own money. I believe Ron Paul will agree.

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We are working on encrypted #Mega email. Soon you can serve useless data salad to the #NSA ;-)

God grants liberty only to those who love it, and are always ready to guard and defend it. – Daniel Webster

LOL - do you really believe the NSA will not be able

to come up with the encryption algorithm?

I am guessing that will take them oh about - oh crap - they are already done and have it.

Oh well - on to the next great theory of how we can get around them all so we do not have to take them on.

I apoligize for the sarcasm - it is directed at the idea - not you personally.

Nice!

So Mega provides an email service or do they encrypt emails from a compatible service? I'd like to keep using my Gmail if I can, even if I have to encrypt everything before it's sent.

Oh now they are coming after me.

Should of listen to them pothead Libertarians! With the IRS thing going on the Republican Tea party is becoming cry babies. Sorry I know I am going to get down voted for this but boo hoo boo hoo the government I cheered usa usa usa after they invaded Iraq and murdered the people. Now my government is coming after me boo hoo boo hoo. Sorry I don't feel sorry for this bitch or any anti freedom Republican. The Democrats want more government and the Republicans want to regulate a morals, and a pro war government. BOTH Parties are Tyrants. The tea party today is in general is just Rino Republicans that are social Nazis. boo hoo the big bad government that is ran by a BLACK MAN used force on us. But it was okay that we used election fraud on Ron Paul, and cheated his delegates at our Nazi convention!

I guess us POTHEAD Libertarians were right again!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

LIVE FREE VOTE STRAIGHT LIBERTARIAN!

Your rant and her pain...

..are BOTH delicious.

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