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December 08, 2008

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The Modesto Kid

Vegetable-shortening-cream icing is a road we don't want to go down.

Doctor Slack

They weren't being incompetent, far from it. Scapegoating legal protest is exactly what the anti-terrorism laws were made for. Competently applied, the existing laws would have caught actual terrorists.

"Involved in puppet making" is pretty close to comic, though, I have to admit.

ajay

"Involved in puppet making" is pretty close to comic, though, I have to admit.

Maybe she was planning to set up a puppet regime.

SamChevre

I can entirely believe that anti-abortion groups were on the list to monitor. I'm anti-abortion, but not an activist; but I know peaceful activists; and they know, and I've met, Army of God members. And I'm not sure how someone would be able to tell who's peaceful, and who isn't, without looking.

All the kinds of activism mentioned have the same issue--there are a lot of peaceful, law-abiding protesters and a few who--let's just be nice--are not. And it's hard to tell which is which without some investigation.

The Modesto Kid

it's hard to tell which is which without some investigation.

This is a poor excuse for government infiltration of activist groups.

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