US Rep. Joe Barton (R-Texas) has a plan to stop terrorists: shut down websites, including social media networks.
"ISIS and the terrorist networks can't beat us militarily, but they are really trying to use the Internet and all of the social media to try to intimidate and beat us psychologically" Not just that, they also use it as means of recruiting and reaching wider audiences for their "preaching".
Shut down websites? They'll just make more..
Then we'll shut those
Or we could just stop selling arms to those who are our friends today and enemies tomorrow, I know that might get in the way of some of these congressmen's profit margins but it might work better than shutting down dem pesky internets
Absolutely 0 hope for that.
they will just buy from Russia, they will buy more for less, Russians already starting to get contracts
They start wars to make money on guns lol, that's never gonna happen.
ISIS's top donors are from Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, UAE.. and those pilots that slammed planes into the Pentagon and World Trade Center? Saudis. Methinks if we were to continue our involvement it will involve allying with the Russians.
money and solders also from France, UK, Russia, USA
Sometimes a member of Congress opens their mouth and you wonder how is someone else stupid enough to vote for them. If Americans would learn about more than pop culture most of our problems would be solved. Then we could get some politicians that are actually qualified for their jobs.
Anonymous are already on it
Yeah instead of doing that how about Saudi Arabia stops giving them funds and America stops selling then weapons... I think that's a much better idea, America has been selling them weapons since the beginning. Just like alqaeda isis is also the West's brain child, But as we can see it's not really working out for them is it. And now innocents are getting killed while eating their lunch at restaurants.
Shhhhhh No body mentions that part anymore.
Shutting social media and websites wont fix anything, if you cant even shut down pirate websites, what hope do you have to close a websites or any form of social media? Another one will spring up sooner or later. USAs own stupid fault to fund these people in the first place (Al Queda, Saddam Hussain, Bin Laden), and wrecking half the middle east up, stealing trillions from Afghanistan, and funding the very people who destroyed one beautiful country (or what is was) Syria, and then they wonder why these ISIS people are reacting the way they are. So many people die across the world yet the world sits in silence (Kenya, Lebeanon, Palestine etc), bunch of people die in paris and the whole world goes mad. Hypocrisy begins when French Military bomb Syria only few days ago via Air Strikes, not knowing that there is a potential of innocent people there to, and guess what, they also died, yet the press dont cover that do they? Hypocrites, biggots, and retarded world we live in. Sincerely hope ISIS is wiped out ASAP, but USA, and anyone doing "legal" killing dont know any better either.
I was actually kind of (still am) shocked by the French invasion. I grew up thinking they were just a bunch of cowards. The french were like that bullied little child that one day brought a sledgehammer to school and went ape crazy on everybody. Don't mess with the french.
The French being weak is right wing political propaganda based on France not being willing to kiss their asses. The same people that go on and on about the Founding Fathers being so great seem to have forgotten that the French are the ones who made American independence possible. Though that also means the French are kinda responsible for our idiot politicians.
This is why I see no point in voting.
The point of voting is to put an intelligent person in office. Honest people run every election, but Americans are so uneducated about history, current events and how our government works that they are easily fooled by idiots running a playbook. They simply divide and conquer based in idiotic prejudices too many have. The Mexicans are taking your job and suppressing your wages. They're here illegally. First, they aren't all from Mexico. Second, companies pay what they can get away with. Look at women's wages compared to men. Seventy seven percent of what men make. It's an excuse based on greed. Unless all women are actually Latina. Third, that same greed that suppresses wages in America is present in Central and South America because American and European companies run huge portions of the economies of those countries. They lie, cheat and steal on a far greater scale in those countries than they do here. That forces people to leave for opportunity elsewhere. Which leads to cheap labor for greedy American companies at home. Every country that truly wants to stop"illegal" immigration simply fine companies that hire them so much it makes it untenable. In America the fines are so low, even when American companies are caught paying coyotes to bring them into the country, that it is ultimately worth the risk. And no one at the company will ever go to jail for that. Good politicians rarely get tv exposure because the Democratic and Republican parties control the organization that does the debates and they change the rules to insure third party candidates won't be in the debates. The board is actually three Republicans and Democrats and no other party is allowed on the board. Learn about our politicians especially the third party candidates. Watch RT, the Russian tv station in cable. They hold third party debates and give other candidates a chance. Yes, the "commies" are more democratic than our government in America. But this election it's actually safe to vote Democratic. Bernie Sanders is not really a Democrat. He was years ago. He quit the party because of their support of the Iraqi war. He became an independent. He is only using them because he knows the system would have shut him out as an independent. So vote for Sanders. I haven't voted for a Democrat since the early 90s. But will for him.
So, you are basically saying, to vote is idiotic, since the system, as good as it may be, is controlled by idiotic, uninformed Americans that don't know what they are doing? Therefore, defeating the purpose of voting to begin with. Fact is, it doesn't matter who you vote for. There is no possible way you can know every single aspect of that person. Sure, you may know their view on politics and gun control, but you don't know them as a person and that's a big thing to know. I lived with a woman for 10 years and I knew her inside and out, but in public, in public people only saw her best side. They didn't see who she really was behind private doors like I did. So it's impossible to vote for the right person, because you will never, ever truly know who they are in private.
No, I said to educate yourself. Learn about the candidates. Bernie Sanders isn't new to politics. He's been in the senate for years. He has a very long and very public voting record. So we do know what he stands for and he has been consistent in his position. You could even look up his voting record if you liked. The problem with America is Americans don't understand our government. We like a sound bite more than knowledge of what a person does. We have divided ourselves into groups and refuse to accept new information. I don't trust the major parties because I know they are corrupt. I know they prevent additional candidates from entering our elections. That alone is enough to eliminate them for me. But add that they put bills in place that allow them and their families to trade based on insider information. Once people found out they overturned the law. After the fuss died down they put it back in place. That would eliminate them for me. They drag their feet on any law that benefits the public but rush laws that benefit corporations through. They sign trade deals in private and seal them so the public can't know what they say. They lie and get us into wars they know are based on lies. They allow chemicals in our food even China won't allow their people to eat. We have the "best" healthcare system but live fewer years than most of the industrialized world. While spending nearly three times what most of those countries spend to cover their entire population. The Democratic party never brought that up during the healthcare debate. Like they never truly try to counter any Republican position. Any of the things I named should be deal breakers for any American. But we still allow two groups of crooks to run this country. Forget to mention they allowed corporations and wall street to completely wreck the world economy and arrested no one. In fact they handed billions of dollars. What your friend does is in private. What they do is very public if you and others would take a second and look. Maybe try cspan. Bet you didn't try cable access for your life with your friend. Twitch might help you with that. And the system at that great. It's corrupt as hell and always was.
basically this guy says that internet is the culprit, lol lol lol and he's a congressman, wow.
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