Because freedom can't protect itself
I've been under surveillance both at home on my PC, at work on my work phone and on my cell phone. I've contacted the ACLU to help me and mostly they just told me how to access the information on my own with Freedom of Information Act. I don't know why people are not more alarmed by this, they should be. This is truly "big brother" where you will monitored for your activities an unpopular speech. Why I am being targeted? It's hard to say, except that I don't agree that everything I see on TV and/or being told by the government is true. I am a pacifist, I don't own a gun, I don't even have a parking ticket and am a law abiding citizen.
I am an ordinary citizen under surveillance both on my personal home PC, my cell phone and at work on my work phone and possibly my work computer as well. Why I am being targeted? Simply because I do not believe everything the mainstream media says or the government says is true. I am a pacifist, and while I don't own a gun, I still believe in the constitution and the bill of rights, all of them. Does that make me a Patriot? I guess so, and in Orwellian speak, the Ministry of Love is about Hate, the Ministry of Truth is about lies and The Patriot Act was actually in my opinion to squelch the voices of those who would disagree with a dictatorship, with an increasingly stripping away of human rights.
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