Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Why is the government monitoring social media networks?

What freaks me out more than anything is that Americans don't even seem to care that they are living in a Nazified Police State where the government is constantly tracking their every move and electronic communication.
When a facebook user posted a negative comment about a presidential candidate to a private page, he found himself in a whole mess of trouble, with authorities showing up at his workplace and later arriving at his home to interrogate him. According to Jason Brashear of Citizen Wars who reported Sunday that the facebook user, also named Jason, had contacted him with the story, a local police officer and two sheriffs showed up at his home, explaining, “We are here because of a possible threat to Senator Santorum based on your Facebook comment.” The comment in question? “I wish there was a magic wand to make Senator Santorum disappear,” which Jason had posted to a private political thread."
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The Washington Times