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President Barack Obama hosted Apple CEO Tim Cook, AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson, Google computer scientist Vint Cerf and other tech executives and civil liberties leaders on Thursday for a closed-door meeting about government surveillance, sources tell POLITICO.

Five hundred years ago, our ancestors started the fight to separate church and state. Now it's time we separate corporation and state.

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As much as I would love to see it happen
by jgagnon on Fri 9th Aug 2013 13:36 UTC
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Five hundred years ago, our ancestors started the fight to separate church and state. Now it's time we separate corporation and state.

I don't see this happening in our lifetime without a complete collapse of the US government. Too much of everything in the US runs on money. Business has the money and government wants the power that money brings with it. Money talks and the US government is all too eager to listen.

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