Here’s a roundup of “NSA Criminal Activities” from just the last few days. It’s truly amazing how accepting everyone is of this stuff…
Obama Signs New Intelligence Bill
President Obama has signed legislation authorizing more than $560 million in spending on U.S. intelligence efforts over the next five years. That figure does not include the vast array of U.S. spy programs that are kept secret. The law also expands whistleblower protections for employees who report concerns through authorized channels, but it does not extend protections to intelligence agency contractors, like Edward Snowden, who has said there were no adequate channels for him to raise concerns about National Security Agency spying.
Speaking of the oxymoron of “Intelligence in the Executive Branch…
Spying Case Left Obama in Dark, U.S. Officials Say
White House: racial slurs in NSA intelligence material ‘unacceptable’
Oops! They did it again. Files on UK role in CIA rendition accidentally destroyed, says minister
N.S.A. Files Detail Surveillance of U.S. Muslim Leaders
Snowden Asks Russia to Extend Asylum
Germans Widen Spy Inquiry; Reports Tie 2nd Suspect to U.S.
Hillary Clinton vs. Julian Assange
Hillary, a likely presidential candidate, has been on the road shilling for the Intelligence Community, the Status Quo, and illegal activity in the Executive Branch.
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Edward Snowden’s NSA leaks ‘an important service’ says Al Gore
Edward Snowden calls for greater online privacy in Reset the Net Campaign