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Crap. Senator Feinstein is my senator. I'm pretty sure sending her a letter isn't going to help.



Every time I hear this woman's name its attached to bad legislation proposals. She didn't manage to strip america of thier 2nd amendment rights so now she's going after our 4th and 5th amendments apparently? How did this women get into office?




Do it anyway. Each person who raises their voice may be a little mouse, but a million mice working together can topple anything.


Sending Feinstein a bunch of letters is going to help reign in NSA power? Good luck with that.

She's a big part of why the NSA is as powerful as it is, because people like her are given total power to watch over the watchers (the secret panels of judges) who watch over the watchers, etc. Each level seems as apathetic to reigning in the NSA's power than the next (including the president).

This is a big systemic issue, the political response both by the public and politicians has been embarrassingly impotent, considering the scale of the mass surveillance.

Forgive my apathy, but this isn't like SOPA where internet campaigns are going to fix things. The power is already deeply rooted in place and the players involved are not giving it back easily.

If you're going to try to counter it via politics, why waste your time sending letters to politicians who are totally complicit in the problem?


>Each level seems as apathetic to reigning in the NSA's power than the next (including the president).

They are not just apathetic with respect to mass surveillance, they are its main proponents. They have good reason to champion the NSA's programs, as they are some of the most likely targets of any potential plot, and even if they were not physically endangered by a terrorist attack, they would be blamed for it.


> She's a big part of why the NSA is as powerful as it is,

At this point, isn't it unsafe to write letters to such people?

You may end up on one of the "lists".


I welcome being put on a list, if it happens. I want to be part of this conflict. Something is happening now, and we need to keep pushing.


Feinstein is dishonest. No point.


it also identifies you to them as an enemy of sorts

i much prefer a system of feedback/preference in which anonymity is preserved, while also the voter/sender's validity as a natural US citizen individual is assured as well. right now we tend to have one, or the other, but not both




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