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Do you feel safe yet?

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Shari
07-22-2003
04:06 PM ET (US)
OH ... PLEASE tell me this is some sort of spoof. For the love of God, what a lame-ass response from the FBI. Based on the picture on the website, maybe any dark haired bearded man is now considered a potential national security threat.

I'd like to know if the FBI follows up on the folks who GIVE them these sorts of tips.

I think the Franklin quote Phil is looking for is:

"They that can give up esssential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety."
--Benjamin Franklin, Historical Review of Pennsylvania, 1759
Edited 07-22-2003 04:07 PM
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phil fabian
07-21-2003
07:00 PM ET (US)
..from the article: "... A certain amount of convenience is going to be offset by an increase in security."

All I have to say is what good ol' Ben Franklin said (more or less): "A fool who is willing to give up his freedom for security deserves neither"....