Democrat and Independent Thinker..."The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. But no price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself." -Nietzsche

Commenting on many things, including..."A government more dangerous to our liberty, than is the enemy it claims to protect us from." - Keith Olbermann

Thursday, October 19, 2006

Are you being watched?

Ooooooooooh, those dangerous Quakers. Please, Mr. President, protect us! Protect us! eeeeeeeeeeeeee!

See the whole story at the link below.

Newly Released Surveillance Files Reveal Pentagon is Keeping Secret Tabs on Peaceful Protest Activities
The American Friends Service Committee Lawsuit Confirms Defense Department “Spying”

PHILADELPHIA - October 13 - Documents released today by the American Civil Liberties Union confirm the Department of Defense (DOD) has been “spying” on peaceful protestors.

The documents reveal the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC), a Quaker organization committed to the principles of nonviolence, came under Pentagon surveillance on several occasions last year for organizing or supporting peaceful protest activity.

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