• KauaiK (2743 posts)
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    It's beginning to look a lot like fuck this.  

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  • so far from heaven (7151 posts)
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    1. Herein lies a conundrum:

    Is there actually a difference between a government and the citizens who support those in power and/or get them elected?

    Is there a clear line of demarcation that separates the two?

    If not, then all countries have this problem to deal with, because all countries have those who wish to silence their opponents, especially outside official government.

    Bite me Deadpool.     "When you're in jail, a good friend will be trying to bail you out. A best friend will be in the cell next to you saying, 'Damn, that was fun.'" -Groucho Marx
    • KauaiK (2743 posts)
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      2. Legit Question thinking about for days:

      Every single president since Truman has wanted to get rid of the CIA.  NOW it’s the behemoth Deep State which apparently NO ONE controls.  JFK thought they were all crazy and just wanted to perpetuate war.  I think (correct me if I’m wrong) that Obama said he didn’t want to end up like JFK.

      It didn’t exist until WWII (OSS predecessor to the CIA).  To me the simple answer is stop funding the goddamn thing.   Congress & President are scared spitless of them.  So STOP funding it.

      Maybe I’m over-simplyfing it.

       

       

      It's beginning to look a lot like fuck this.  

      • so far from heaven (7151 posts)
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        3. Even if what you say is true,

        we have one very necessary question to be answered:

        What do they really want?

        They aren’t stupid, so they may not want what you think they want. They may actually be deceiving themselves into thinking they are actually doing that necessary to keep you free, not seeing that it puts you in a cage at the end.

        How does that saying go?

        You never know…..

        Bite me Deadpool.     "When you're in jail, a good friend will be trying to bail you out. A best friend will be in the cell next to you saying, 'Damn, that was fun.'" -Groucho Marx
        • KauaiK (2743 posts)
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          4. WOW – good point of what do they really want?

          To perpetuate themselves?  I don’t know.

          Now that’s a whole other ball of wax to think about over the next few days.

          It's beginning to look a lot like fuck this.  

          • so far from heaven (7151 posts)
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            5. Things aren't so easy grasshopper.

            Many here never ask the right questions.

            Bite me Deadpool.     "When you're in jail, a good friend will be trying to bail you out. A best friend will be in the cell next to you saying, 'Damn, that was fun.'" -Groucho Marx