It’s a fairly safe bet that most people are in one of four camps about all this National Security Agency-spying-on-Americans business: uninformed, apathetic, p****d off, or paranoid. For the uninformed, it’s probably a good time to get up to speed. Before you know it, Barack Obama will personally be hiding in your closet. For the apathetic, Dude, WAKE UP: You think because you live in the suburbs and you work at an insurance company that Big Brother will never come for you? What about that affair with your office secretary last year? What if her brother gets caught up
Actually the way to keep the NSA at bay is to abolish the NSA, stop electing big government plutocrats, stop sending US soldiers overseas on pointless violent adventures and, most of all, next time you travel refuse to take off your shoes.
I came through WWII and I could give you all a few tips on how to stay under the radar...
BUT -- you can solve this yourself....
My favorite line in the movie "Enemy of the State" is "stay off the phone" (that means facebook and twitter). The character lives in what he calls "the jar". It doesn´t have any wires running in or out of the building.
Now I know that´s impossible these days -- but -- each time you pick up the phone -- think about what you´re doing. Keep money in the safety box. Store food and water in your pantry. AND most important -- lock and load.
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Bad Dog, 6/8/2013 8:18:44 AM (No. 9366199)
Concluding paragraph: ´´What you can do is try to make it more expensive for somebody such as the NSA to monitor you successfully,´´ [Smari] McCarthy told The Daily Beast. ´´If you keep raising the price, they’re either going to have to commit to targeting you as an individual or accept that they’re just not going to get your stuff.´´
Oh sure. Just make it more expensive FOR THEM to get at you.
But where do ´´they´´ get their money?
Some good resources - I guess - but I´m not going to run and hide. I live by a couple of rulebooks, and the first item on the list in one of them says this:
´´Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.´´
Reply 6 - Posted by:
Bad Dog, 6/8/2013 8:22:49 AM (No. 9366206)
Another item on that list of rules to live by says this:
´´The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized.´´
But things are changing so fast (being ´fundamentally transformed´, you see) that that oath or affirmation may be to a deity that isn´t True. ´´Allah´´ may translate to ´´god´´, but it isn´t God.
Oh sure #2 and that new data collection center in Utah is to just film a new iteration of "The Office". Ask Tea Party members if the government doesn´t care about their minutia. Plus NSA is just an acronym and doesn´t really exist. ha ha.
#2. The people in parking lots do not have the power to deny me healthcare. All it takes is a bureaucrat declaring that conservatism, or being a Republican or Libertarian or an Independent is a "mental illness" or whatever other excuse they want. People in parking lots cannot release the full power of government on me to harrass me and take my earnings and savings without a Court Order. The IRS can and will give me grief if I am not a democrat. They have already proved that.
...it´s sickening to think we´re at this point...where an article like this is our reality??...be sure to thank a demsheep who voted for The Fraud in return for a "free" cellphone..."free" healthcare..."free" food stamps ...etc
Personally, I´ve bought a flock of carrier pigeons and have learned the Navajo dialect. I haven´t quite figured out how to get the pigeons to land on Facebook. I do see a lot of their poop in some of the postings, though, so I know it´s possible.
A few good tips here, all except the ones on using encryption as a secure way to communicate. NSA uses their huge computer systems for more than just searching and data storage. Experts have proven that even the most complex algorythyms can be broken eventually.
I take the opposite tack, I want this sham government to know that they are disrespected, distrusted and unwanted and say it at every opportunity. I´m not the only one out here and I´m sure those computers get overloaded at times.
The simplest way to keep the NSA at bay...elect a Republican President. The minute that happens the Democrats will instantly demand that all these big data surveillance activities be terminated and made criminal offenses...until the next Democrat President is elected.
You don´t deserve this. I don´t deserve this. No Ldotter deserves this. You and I have been shouting, fighting, clawing our way towards a real respect for a federal Republic that reveres the Constitution ... and not only have we made no difference whatsoever ... our Nation is being subsumed into a hellish mimic of Germany 1930.
We emphatically do not deserve the government forced upon us.
Great tips here. I think it´s so nice that we are so willing to tell the terrorists all the ways that they can escape surveillance. We Americans may be mean but we love our terrorists, who want to kill us.
I understand the Blue Swan, but did it fly over the pink igloo or up the waterfall. If it was up the waterfall then the Carob beans really do need to be ripe, otherwise the TSA movie about the terrorist bomb plot to blow up the Tea Party with illegal aliens carrying drugs into Chicago will surely fail. Got all that NSA?
First of all, #5, I´m right there with you. I´m also looking into some of the "preppers" means of water purification, electricity generation and storage, etc. Hey, it´s a hobby. ;-D
Second, I don´t know if any of you have read about the soldier who was told he could not listen to or read, Rush, Hannity, Levin, etc., while in uniform??? They already think they´ve won and we have to kow-tow.
Third, why Utah?? Look at a map of the U.S. property owned by the government. Most of Utah, Nevada, Arizona - in fact most the the property in the western US. Under the O regime millions of acres have been bought. It´s almost a wonder that there´s anywhere in Nevada to live.
#23 - Don´t be silly - of course it was up the waterfall - like everything else being shoved "up" - therein lies your clue. So, it stands to reason that the carob*pods must be ripe. Get out your copy of the daily codebook to figure out the exact timing of whence the blue swan flies. (Newbies - sheesh!) ;-D
I´ll say it openly. We need to take down this government before they do any more damage. We need to go over their actions - even the ´career bureaucrats´, and if necessary lock them up for treason.
We then need to abolish the powers at least, of all regulatory entities like the EPA, to write regulations. They may advise - but an elected congress must pass any regulation that can result in punishments for citizens.
I personally would prefer if we could somehow abolish regulatory agencies altogether, and force elected officials to bring in their bureaucracies with them, and pay them out of set budgets. Then if you vote out an elected official, the whole gang of trouble is gone with them.
Obviously, this would not affect agencies like the NSA or the CIA, but with better oversite, and none of this ´hidden law´ crap, they might become tolerable, once more.
Re: #17, "...keep NSA at bay...elect Republican president.."
Not exactly right. Problem for a century has been that Republican has lost the meaning "pro constitutional republic.." The Republican party is infected with progressives - to a lesser degree than the Democrats - but more damaging to the right.
What we need is a true conservative republican president. There is a long list of completely suitable candidates, but so far the GOP leadership is more afraid of them than is Obama and his band of subversives.
An RNC approved DNC fellow traveller is not going to do the job.
Cruz, Paul, Rubio, (and like it or not Palin) - or a couple of others might save us if we can take back the senate and hold the house in 2014 so that the country might last until 2016.
#15:I´m so glad I wasn´t drinking anything while reading your post, or you´d owe me a new computer! ;)
Some of the tips in the article would work, but trying to outspend the government? Hello, remember who we´re talking about here. Just go off grid, use paper, and burner phones. Oh, and keep all your money in physical currency form. That´s about the best you can do. Of course those who are/were in the military, we´re just up a creek, the government has everything they need to know about us.
Ha, #33. That sure worked for the Tsarnaevs and probably many others. And pray if you´re on the list that someone misspells it when they´re putting it into the computer. That´s how Tamerlan was able to go to and from Russia unnoticed.
Some here lament that Republicans have gone soft on the Constitution. From the long view, though, Republicans have had only a few limited-government leaders. I´m thinking Coolidge and maybe Reagan. The first Republican President (Lincoln) was known for having publishers arrested and their presses destroyed. I´ve read that 30,000 citizens were arrested in the North for not supporting the War with enough fervor. (At least one preacher was arrested for not offering Lincoln praise in his sermons). Plus Lincoln actually issued an arrest warrant for the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. (luckily, the person given authority to make the arrest had second thoughts).
I think Sen Rand Paul has a huge opening right now, as Conservatives are finally thinking hard about limiting Federal power.
I had to beg for a custom t-shirt silk-screened 20 years ago " Come to Ventura for vacation , go home on probation " . It has a huge screw on the back . Even the lo-fo lame are beginning to recognize this has gone too far . Forget tricks , stand up and fight . You who don´t are simply those who didn´t want to fight in our Revolutionary war , sorry , plain arsed pussies .
When you open the door between a dark room and a room with light, which floods into the other? The tide really is turning if you shine that light in those little nooks and crannies. The NWO monster is cranking up the fear porn to keep us all off balance because they know their days are numbered. We’re truly unstoppable if we’re immune to their fear machine.
Look past the corporate logo and take heed of this message.
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