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Offline MrILoveTheAnts

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The NSA
« on: August 29, 2007, 03:37:30 PM »
http://www.nsa.gov/kids/

Is anyone else disturbed by the fact that the war on terror is being fought by cartoon animals?

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Re: The NSA
« Reply #1 on: August 29, 2007, 05:00:37 PM »
na...the leaders are kind of cartoonish.

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« Reply #2 on: August 29, 2007, 06:22:27 PM »
i don't know.  the TMNT are kind of cool.....
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Re: The NSA
« Reply #3 on: August 30, 2007, 05:24:35 PM »
You have to wonder how many kids actually visit the NSA site.

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« Reply #4 on: August 31, 2007, 10:43:36 AM »
Kind of like a recruitment site for the Nazi Youth.  Thank goodness the internet wasn't around then.  I especially like that the "How can I work for the NSA" link didn't work for me.  I wonder if that means I'm on some list somewhere. .. .  :shock:

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« Reply #5 on: August 31, 2007, 01:13:12 PM »
oh, i don't know.  my youngest  had decided what he wanted to do by age 9.  while we have other commissioned navy officers in our family, none were commissioned right out of school.  it was his goal to be the first in the family to do this.  in 2005 he graduated from college and was given his commission in the USN.  some kids do decide early what they want to do.

equating service to the country with serving Hitler is probably a bit of a stretch.

and that's all i have to say about that....  :-)
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Re: The NSA
« Reply #6 on: August 31, 2007, 02:24:58 PM »
Oh no, I didn't mean that, just thought it was a bit creepy we're using cartoons to make the NSA appealing to kids.  Okay, so I shouldn't try to exaggerate before the second cup of coffee.

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« Reply #7 on: August 31, 2007, 02:40:03 PM »
i knew you didn't mean that.  coffee is good.   :-D
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