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Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Making the innocent look guilty



In a surveillance society, it's extremely easy to make innocent people look guilty. Take a guy going about his daily routine. Given enough camera footage, it can be made to look like he associates with very unsavory characters.

Say Joe Average is walking down the street and some random guy happens to walk next to him. Later, that random guy commits a crime or a terrorist act. The authorities can pull up footage of that chance encounter and suddenly Joe Average is associating with criminals.

Add in some other unflattering footage, phone conversations taken out of context, and before you know it Joe Average is a menace to public safety.

How long before the witch test is used? If we dunk them in water and they drown, then they are innocent. If they float, they are witches. Apparently it worked back in the day when witches were considered a problem.

The man who sinks and quietly drowns under the flood of tyranny is fine. Those who struggle for air and freedom obviously are “terrorists.”

-Sixbears



20 comments:

  1. I think it's almost time for the antichrist.

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    1. We really don't need that on top of everything else. Humans on their own can cause enough trouble.

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  2. Sadly Sixbears, the America we knew is over and done with. One day, the stories of her greatness will be told around campfires.

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    1. We can do better. If I didn't care, it'd be easy to just lay back, do nothing, and keep my big mouth shut. I've not given up.

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    2. Personally, I hope to go out fighting, standing for what I believe in

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    3. I expect the other guy to go down . . .

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    1. . . . but that's where I live . . .

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  4. You sure did hit that nail on the head. The govenment believes we should all be like robots or pupputs and follow thier commands without question.

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    1. I've always had authority issues. Arguments from a position of power never impressed me.

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  5. Kind of brings the movie "Running Man" to mind, doesn't it?

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  6. Face it, Our government is a criminal organization that preys on the week.

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  7. Look what they did to Zimmerman in the Travon martin case. Let me say he was a fool for getting to close but I believe it was NBC that edited the 911 call to sound like he was calling in because he was black, They edited the "what does he look like" from the dispatcher. They even photo edited the injuries from the back of zimmermans head. Crooked media. Im not defending zimmerman per se but he picked a fight and couldnt hold up but he is being railroaded. This is a retired LEO talking. Our government will demonize anyone and the media will help. Rant off.

    Nightshift

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    1. I was in FL at the time, fairly close to where it happened. By the time it hit the national media big time, the story had gotten edited quite a bit. That wasn't a surprise for me, as I've seen "news" up close before.

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