Domestic Spying

Peter King Attacks Obama For Not Defending The NSA
Peter King was back at it this week, carrying water for the NSA and refusing to admit that the agency may have abused its powers. Read more...
Snuggly the Security Bear and Obama have been busier than we all thought in the United States of Surveillance. After the revelations by whistleblower Edward Snowden, we know more about the full extent of NSA domestic spying. Read more...
Seventy percent of the intelligence budget of the United States today goes to private contractors like Booz Allen. Read more...
From this Sunday's Reliable Sources on CNN, Guardian journalist Glenn Greenwald pushed back at Rep. Mike Rogers' assertions that he "doesn't have a clue" about what really goes on at the NSA and that he somehow did damage to the national security of the United States by publishing his recent articles on the agency's datamining and surveillance programs. Read more...
Comedy Central’s Stephen Colbert looks at the National Security Agency decision to collect the telephone records of millions of Americans. Read more...

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Michelle Malkin does her best to excuse the NSA spying on everyone during the Bush administration, but not so much now that there's a Democrat in the White House. Read more...
In his New Rules segment this Friday, Bill Maher took a shot at all of the "gun nuts" out there who are so worried about their 2nd Amendment rights being stripped away, but who, along with a lot of liberals, haven't said anything about the National Read more...
In his first television interview since he resigned from the National Security Agency over its domestic surveillance program, William Binney discusses the NSA’s massive power to spy on Americans and why the FBI raided his home after he became a whistleblower... Read more...
Democracy Now did a follow up this Friday on their previous segment I posted here -- James Bamford: NSA is Building the World's Largest Spy Center. This story of course is being ignored again by our corporate media and is terrifying quite frankly as to the amount of data they're collecting and the abuses and potential abuses that are inevitable when you allow anyone access to this much personal information about their fellow citizens. Read more...
Seriously, is it likely that such a murky enterprise was set up without being approved by someone higher up the food chain, like Tenet? Of course not. The question is, did the authorization reach even higher? The top lawyer at the CIA never Read more...