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Comments on Tuesday 30 July 2002:
It's approaching 1984 in 2002, thanks to everyone's favourite big brother, Mr Bush. Apparently. [00:06]

Kevan
It was 1984 *last* year - http://www.rense.com/general15/happy.htm

mvo
" The Bush administration has also announced plans to recruit millions of Americans to form a corps of citizen spies who will serve as "extra eyes and ears for law enforcement," reporting any suspicious activity as part of a program dubbed Operation TIPS " (Quote from the article)

This may have been conceived by George Orwell but it was perfected by the East Germans during the Cold War. As I recall the Stasi had one third of the population secretly spying on the other two thirds. Freaky. (But they must hjave had one hell of a company picnic.)

Anyway, it seems obvious that, in the wake of the Cold War, the Americans must have employed some of the former East German intelligence wizards. Like they did with Werner von Braun back in the fifties, when the Nazis no longer had need of rocket scientists.

Goinstadi
An additional note, there have been advertisments for a new drug that gives you a "natural high" without side effects. All I could hear throughout the commercial is "Take a somme holiday today."

Kevan
Is it 1916 as well?
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