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Stop Watching Us, Obama! And Other Nonsensical Tantrums

Demonstarators carry signs at “Stop Watching Us: A Rally Against Mass Surveillance” march near the U.S. Capitol in Washington, October 26, 2013. (Reuters / Jonathan Ernst)

Oh, because we should never forget what is most important in this life, they showed up to remind us with their too-cool-for-you signs about being spied on by President Obama, hailed Edward Snowden as the anti-Obama movement’s Max Headroom catalyst(even reading a statement to the crowd from President Richard Starkey himself!), and proceeded to shit all over whatever it was they thought they were protesting in the first place.

Now we’re supposed to be pissed off at Obama because German Chancellor Angela Merkel was spied on during the Bush administration going back to 2002? I thought foreign surveillance was exactly what the NSA is supposed to be doing?


Demonstrators wearing cardboard surveillance camera hats carry a sign depicting U.S. President Barack Obama at the “Stop Watching Us: A Rally Against Mass Surveillance” march in Washington, October 26, 2013. (Reuters / Jonathan Ernst)

“Yes We Scan!” Get it? Because Edward Snowden gets it. He understands what we’re all up against over there in Russia.


It went on and on like this, with Right wing libertarians co-mingling with their useful tools in the so-called liberal movement.

I thought foreign surveillance involved listening to us? Watching/listening– it’s all the same when you have no idea what you’re talking about anymore.

One of these pyramids is the driving force behind this movement:


Global Wealth 2

Can you guess which one?