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All Americans would agree that it is important to feel safe and secure But the important question posed is are Americans ready and willing to give up many everyday freedoms that we take for granted My answer is no I understand it is the governments job to protect its people and keep them safe but having some of my liberties taken away from me is not something that I am ready to give up As discussed in class the Patriot Act would limit ones privacy and freedoms and make it easier for the government to check anyones personal records for any signs of terrorist activity One such record is the history of ones library book check-outs If I were to check-out a book having to do with terrorism then I would be red flagged and an investigation would follow But what if I only checked out the book to do research for my political science class What if I were running for a political office or if I held a high position at a prestigious company Knowing the media today everyone would know about the book I checked out and all would question my motives But regardless of my motives my chances at winning office dramatically drop and most likely I would be laid-off from my job All of this just because I checked out a book for research purposes And now I am not able to pay my bills for my house car etc because I have no job From here only a downhill trend and chain reaction can follow Not only can a situation similar to the aforementioned occur but also much more privacy can be lost If this legislation passes permission for phone line tapping is easily granted where in the past it was difficult to obtain In this case I believe that if we give the government an inch they will take a foot By this I mean that passing this
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