Comment: yup, important indeed.

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yup, important indeed.

but my go-to-rule of the thumb, when it comes to govt terrorists, at this juncture in history?

IF they have the capability TO do it, then they already have, were, and still are doing it, until it can be 100% proven, otherwise.

Does the technology exists, to enable US govt to be spying on everyone? Then, the prudent answer would be: of course, they are, and always have been, at the very beginning of the introduction of that said technology.

Can they spy? Can they build backdoor onto CPU's? Yes, Yes, and Yes x infinity.

lol.

History, rather, the consistent, factual history of this particular govt and nature of almost ALL govts throughout history have clearly demonstrated that it's more than prudent to ASSume (yup, a dangerous native disposition when it comes to all other matters of life, but not here IMO), in fact, it's utterly naive and moronic to NOT assume that govt is 100% guilty, until 100% proven otherwise, especially at this current epoch in history.

LOL.

to me, the 'brand govt' has long become synonymous with kidnappers, assaulters, torturers, rapists, and murderers...because they actually were, and are. LOL...er.. .o(

Predictions in due Time...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zGDisyWkIBM

"Let it not be said that no one cared, that no one objected once it's realized that our liberties and wealth are in jeopardy." - Dr. Ronald Ernest Paul