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1 CuriousLurker  Sat, Feb 25, 2012 8:54:01am

Very cool. Thanks for posting.

BTW, I left a comment on your other (DOJ) page about maybe trying to post at different times. I don't think you ever saw it.

2 Political Atheist  Sat, Feb 25, 2012 1:03:32pm

re: #1 CuriousLurker

Very cool. Thanks for posting.

BTW, I left a comment on your other (DOJ) page about maybe trying to post at different times. I don't think you ever saw it.

Happy to share that one. Petapixel is a place I lurk nearly every day.

Nah, I don't try too hard. It's like picking hit movies or music. You never really know. I think in the case of the Patriot act excesses, there is a limited reluctance to criticize this administration in an election year when the opposition is in the sad & scary state it is in. Understandably so.

Once Obama is re elected I'd love to see some pushback on certain Patriot Act provisions.

Thanks again for that code BTW. It looks way better. I bet I use that again before November.

3 CuriousLurker  Sat, Feb 25, 2012 1:23:27pm

re: #2 Daniel Ballard

Nah, I don't try too hard. It's like picking hit movies or music. You never really know. I think in the case of the Patriot act excesses, there is a limited reluctance to criticize this administration in an election year when the opposition is in the sad & scary state it is in. Understandably so.

Once Obama is re elected I'd love to see some pushback on certain Patriot Act provisions.

I've been extremely disappointed with him over that; more so than for anything else. Realpolitik considerations aside, how do you justify something like that to your own kids? I've often wondered how/if he handles that, especially with Malia since she's old enough to notice & understand.

Yes, the state of the opposition is definitely sad & scary. I hope & pray there are enough sensible American voters to keep the country on track. President Obama is far from perfect, but even on his worst day I'd choose him over the others.


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