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NSA dumps docs about its Snowden response, reveals that Snowden repeatedly raised alarms about spying

NSA dumps docs about its Snowden response, reveals that Snowden repeatedly raised alarms about spying

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Rand Paul would not abolish the NSA

Rand Paul would not abolish the NSA Does Rand Paul understand that the bulk records collection and all the other awful programs that people are objecting to are defended by the NSA and others as being activities “towards our enemies.” It’s really hard to tell if he is naive or disingenuous.

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The ACLU and the NSA’s ex-director will debate spying on June 30th

The ACLU and the NSA’s ex-director will debate spying on June 30th On MSNBC.

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Obama to Call for End to N.S.A.’s Bulk Data Collection

Obama to Call for End to N.S.A.’s Bulk Data Collection Under the proposal, they said, N.S.A. would end its systematic collection of data about Americans’ calling habits. The records would stay in the hands of phone companies, which would not be required to retain the data for any longer than they normally would. And the […]

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The C.I.A. Torture Cover-Up

The C.I.A. Torture Cover-Up Ms. Feinstein’s accusations carry an additional weight and credibility because she has been a reliable supporter of the intelligence agencies and their expanded powers since the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001 Can we investigate this rather than a hold a 51st vote on Obamacare and another fishing expedition on Benghazi? Why […]

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Obama and the NSA theweekmagazine: More editorial cartoons

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Most of NSA’s data collection authorized by order Ronald Reagan issued

Most of NSA’s data collection authorized by order Ronald Reagan issued “In 1996, when (12333) was 15 years old, we said, ‘Gee, this probably ought to be revised.’ Now we’re more than 15 years after that,” said John Bellinger, a former legal adviser to the National Security Council during the presidency of George W. Bush. […]

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No Evidence That The Bulk Collection of Americans’ Phone Records Has Provided Any Intelligence of Value That Could Not Have Been Gathered Through Less Intrusive Means

No Evidence That The Bulk Collection of Americans’ Phone Records Has Provided Any Intelligence of Value That Could Not Have Been Gathered Through Less Intrusive Means Mass spying by the NSA has never stopped a single terrorist attack. Mass surveillance actually interferes with our ability to stop terrorism. The NSA story keeps getting worse.

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conspiracytheorist79: #EditorialCartoon “Eye of Sauron” by @Nick_Anderson_ #NSA

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Holder pressed on U.S. drug agency use of hidden data evidence

Holder pressed on U.S. drug agency use of hidden data evidence It would be nice if the GOP took a break from voting to repeal ObamaCare and spent some time investigating actual abuse in the justice department.