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Better to fight a war with wiretaps than with bombs The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan were fought by 1 percent of the population. Now, finally, the overall war on terror is being fought by all of us. We are participating by the National Security Agency’s surveillance of our phones, e-mails and Internet activities. The programs are overseen by federal judges and Congress. So 100 percent of us are all-in. Machines are doing the data ...

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June 16, 2013
12:41 a.m.

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Sarah Harris:

"Perhaps Sheldon Silver, speaker of the state Assembly, could find another $103,000 of taxpayer money to help the health clinic?"

Or perhaps Schenectady can take the $130,000 that they were going to spend on new, more restrictive parking meters in order to milk us COMPLETELY dry, and spend THAT on the clinic?

The entire state shouldn't have to pay for Schenectady's incompetence.

June 16, 2013
5:51 p.m.

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Sandra Natale

"Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety."

Ben Franklin

June 16, 2013
6:19 p.m.

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Sandra... when you say "The programs are overseen by federal judges and Congress."... do you really believe that, or are you just repeating what the government says? I recommend everyone take a listen to the latest Dan Carlin "Common Sense" podcast. Direct link to the MP3 here -