"Ask the American public if they want
an FBI wiretap and they'll say, 'No.'
If you ask them do they want a feature on their phone
that helps the FBI find their missing child they’ll say, 'Yes.'"
Louis Freeh
(1950- ) FBI Director (1993-2001)
Testimony on the Digital Telephony bill, 13 September 1994
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This is so true! The current war on terrorism that is at our front door will very soon be used to take away more of our personal freedoms. That's what the plan is in the first place NWO = OWN. Problem, reaction , solution!
 -- David, Sodom     
    Oldest trick in the book.
     -- E Archer, NYC     
    What would my lost child be talking on my phone? Willy, Janet, Louis, and all the crypto-totalitarians were very skilled at verbal judo.
     -- Bob, Eugene, OR     
    I'm not sure how to rate this crypto-totalitarian verbal judo.
     -- Joe, Rochester, MI     
    Joe, I'm with you
     -- Mike, Norwalk     
    Other than to say, how stupid are American's really becoming? WOW! Its almost to scaaarrrry to think about.
     -- Mike, Norwalk     
    The point is that it is all about taking control of the language... framing the very dialog such that the desired result is achieved... sigh...
     -- Anonymous, Reston, VA US     
    We're doomed. There's no way to educate our entire population against this sort of manipulation.
     -- Anonymous     
    The implications of this quote are totalitarian and evil. Ron Paul for President!! http://mikesworldblog.blogspot.com/
     -- Mike, Mount Holly, NC     
    This is one of my favorite quotes, it makes a very important point in a few short words that should set any quasi-intelligent person to connecting the dots. By the way, Mike in Norwalk...there's no apostrophe on the plural form of American. Americans have been dumbed down to the point of earning the title "stupid," but we don't hold all the rights to it. ;-)
     -- Jael, West Virginia     
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