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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Offer \Of"fer\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Offered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Offering}.] [OE. offren, {AS}. offrian to sacrifice, fr. L. offerre; ob (see {OB-}) + ferre to bear, bring. The English word was influenced by F. offrir to offer, of the same origin. See 1st {Bear}.]

1. To present, as an act of worship; to immolate; to sacrifice; to present in prayer or devotion; -- often with up.

Thou shalt offer every day a bullock for a sin offering for atonement. --Ex. xxix. 36.

A holy priesthood to offer up spiritual sacrifices. --1 Pet. ii. 5.

2. To bring to or before; to hold out to; to present for acceptance or rejection; as, to offer a present, or a bribe; to offer one's self in marriage.

I offer thee three things. --2 Sam. xxiv. 12.

3. To present in words; to proffer; to make a proposal of; to suggest; as, to offer an opinion. With the infinitive as an objective: To make an offer; to declare one's willingness; as, he offered to help me.

4. To attempt; to undertake.

All that offer to defend him. --Shak.

5. To bid, as a price, reward, or wages; as, to offer a guinea for a ring; to offer a salary or reward.

6. To put in opposition to; to manifest in an offensive way; to threaten; as, to offer violence, attack, etc.

Syn: To propose; propound; move; proffer; tender; sacrifice; immolate.


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I used Abduction! for Firefox or Webpage Screenshot for Chrome to get this series of SCREENSHOTS.

Electronic Frontier Foundation Golden Key Campaign

I don't want Uncle Sam having my SIM Card private keys. I don't want Comcast giving all it's "business records" regarding owners of all i.p. addresses. I think for the government to request that would be a severe abuse of power. That would be bulk surveillance. I want to know if the government has made any such request of Comcast. Here is a FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT request: http://www.foia.gov/

All the FISA courts are secret. All the telephone company metadata has been siezed through FISA warrants. All the FISA judges are appointed by U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts.

United States of America Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts

My ISP is Comcast Cable Communications Inc. and I write about my interactions with them in the FULL DISCLOSURE SCREENSHOT above.

Comcast, I have a question for you. OPEN and TRANSPARENT FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT PUBLIC INTEREST

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau would be interested in the PUBLIC INTEREST aspects of my banking suggestions.

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

My bank is JP Morgan Chase. What kind of bulk "business records" does this bank surrender based on FISA warrants?

JP PRIVACY