CNET News has obtained a copy of the 55-page draft of S.773 (excerpt), which still appears to permit the president to seize temporary control of private-sector networks during a so-called cybersecurity emergency.
Sure, it's not yet passed. Sure we could see a real crisis happen on any given day. Sure, potential enemies will definitely try to hack into and destroy our networks and electronic infrastructure. But where are all those people who daily and righteously cited during the Bush years, the famous Ben Franklin quote? "Those who would give up Essential Liberty to purchase a little Temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety." -Ben Franklin
And just to get everyone thinking, what would we get if we combined such bills/proposals with Obama's Chief of Staff's infamous quote? "You never want a serious crisis to go to waste. And what I mean by that is an opportunity to do things you think you could not do before." -Rahm Emanuel
It has become obvious to anyone paying attention that there is simply no limit to what this administration is willing to do to expand the power of the Federal Government, and it's intrusive reach into our lives.
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