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Re: Chutzpah! FBI Calls Privacy Extremists Elitist



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At 8:54 PM -0700 9/25/97, David HM Spector wrote:
>Extremists presumed that the citizens could not trust the elected
>government and the Supreme Court to make decisions or to correct
>mistakes if any are made, McDonald said.
>
>"Based on a theory of potential government abuse, important tools
>commonly used are to be restricted or embargoed," McDonald said.

It's not just a theory.  It's the history of abuse.  And remember, the taps
were used to get blackmail material on members of congress, control their
votes, and make J. Edgar Hoover director for life.  That's why we can't
trust the elected government.




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