I used to think Putin was a thug/autocrat [I should say I assume he must be. See * below.], but that’s what it takes sometimes.
That being said, he does seem to have Russia’s (and his own) interests at heart.
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Cool! But I suppose the city of Yakima might in this case have veto power?
"… Washington “to refuse material support, participation, or assistance to any federal agency which claims the power, or with any federal law, rule, regulation, or order which purports to authorize, the collection of electronic data or metadata of any p Continue reading Washington state bill would turn off resources to NSA facility
"The text of the agreement has been shrouded in secrecy. But we know from leaked documents that the TPP would let corporations monitor our online activities, cut off our Internet access, delete content and impose fines."
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