Pure and simple privacy & patriotism
Elegant in its simplicity and truth.
Similarities between Neocon's undesirables and Nazi's undesireables? This from Dean Hartwell's piece on Poltical Gateway:
One might ask: how did the Nazis know who was Jewish and who was not?
The answer is that the Nazis had been listening in on telephone calls
and had been spying on the Germans to find out who went to temple, who
sympathized with Jews, etc. They spied on other groups of people that
the Nazi ideology found undesirable. The following is a list of some of
They used a punch card system developed by the company, Dehomag. This
company was a subdivision of a famous United States corporation,
International Business Machines (IBM). Once they discovered a person’s
status, the employees of Dehomag simply punched in holes corresponding
to the undesirable group and kept the card on record.