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  • Dec 30th, 2013 @ 3:53pm

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    Someone send this man a Starbucks gift card. He has earned it.

  • Dec 13th, 2013 @ 8:23pm


    As I read your trolling in your tertiary language, I also see a "scroogled" ad in the same screen lol

  • Dec 13th, 2013 @ 7:42pm

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    Didn't the article say he worked for a government contractor? That would mean you automatically get more attention, wouldn't it?

    This kind of stuff makes ME paranoid. When I imagine someone who has gone through extensive surveillance and abuse, I imagine they would behave much like the stereotype of a crazy paranoid person. Not all of this guys stories have to be literally true. If he was surveilled for some time by some means and he was made aware of it, this would certainly lead to him beginning to see it everywhere. The human brain is pattern oriented and planting that seed can have severe results.

    Just as Jeremy bentham's Pent Octagon would not require full time jailors, because the inmates would not know if they were being watched. The idea of being persistently watched affects people's behavior. All it would take is a timely confirmation (legitimate surveillance on this guy by some government spook) every now and then to keep this guys mind wrapped up in the feeling/idea that he was being watched.

    This is what makes me worry about this sort of government abuse. I do not believe any outsider or anyone not intimately involved in the situation could reliably judge the validity of these type of allegations. I would even be skeptical to dismiss them if a Psychiatrist declared this guy insane. Because that diagnosis was made after years of possible surveillance and abuse.

    Scary business...

  • Oct 10th, 2012 @ 9:29am


    I hope this is the beginning of some aggressive precedent setting...

    Mike, please keep us updated on this, I am extremely interested in the ongoing case and the outcome.

  • Sep 6th, 2012 @ 1:44pm


    Clearly every person, young and old, learns about what sex and relationships are supposed to be like, from watching porn. Just like the way everyone learns what the rest of reality is supposed to be like from movies and TV shows.
    All women liked to be tied up and fucked abusively hard and there is a secret war going on all around us between transforming machines from another planet.
    ...get real people. The idiots that think that shit is real have much bigger problems than not being able to function in intimate relationships...

  • Sep 6th, 2012 @ 10:55am

    You bunch of whiney babies...

    Why are all of you crying over some Gov't snooping? Do you have something to hide?!?!? If not, then no one should mind having their privacy dissolved in the federal acid that is known as the NSA.

    ...and why does no one ever talk about the fact that the NSA is a military organization? So not only do they violate the constitution by spying on Americans illegally, no form of U.S. military is supposed to EVER be used as a police force against its own countries citizens... But hey, who cares about the semantics of the NSA's anticonstitution movement...

  • Aug 28th, 2012 @ 9:57am

    I know I'm late, but...

    Wtf is a part of the military doing collecting data on U.S. citizens? Even if they are a confirmed threat, no part of the military is to be used as domestic police. It is in it's simplest form, in violation of constitutional law.