Re: OT: Politics [Was:Social Contract]
On Sun, Apr 30, 2006 at 11:11:02PM -0500, Cybe R. Wizard wrote:
> On Sun, 30 Apr 2006 21:13:54 -0400
> firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> > On Sun, Apr 30, 2006 at 02:10:30PM -0400, Curt Howland wrote:
> > >
> > > - --
> > > September 11th, 2001
> > > The proudest day for gun control and central
> > > planning advocates in American history
> > I've seen this .sig quite a few times now, and I *still* don't
> > understand it. Please explain. What does hijacking airplanes have
> > to do with central planning?
> The backlash of 9-11 was like Christmas to the conservative
> military-industrial complex and their puppet congress-critters. All the
> things they have wanted over the years like more defense spending, less
> rights for citizens and the ability to run stormtrooper like raids on
> citizens and eavesdrop on attorney/client converasations came true the
> morning after.
> I call it the American public running scared.
Yes. I know this. It has been effective enough that some commentators
have even been spouting conspiracy theories that the Administration
instigated the bombings.
I still don't see the connection with gun control or with sentral
planning ... unless perhaps you see the kind of intrusive disregard of
civil rights to be central planning?