The Daily Show's Jon Stewart took members of Congress who voted for the Patriot Act to task for having the nerve to pretend they are now shocked at the activities going on at the NSA.
It's getting harder and harder to accept the "Trust me" defense of NSA surveillance.
The timing of this threat of an al Qaeda plot seems a little too convenient to the discussion of NSA monitoring.
Intelligence and national security? Not so much.
'National Security' is quickly becoming as big an oxymoron as 'Military Intelligence'.
If anyone has questions about why Edward Snowden chose not to go through the proper channels to try to get something done about the NSA datamining, it seems likely Snowden saw what happened to these former NSA whistleblowers and decided it would be a complete waste of time.
The early debate around a key provision wasn't about anything like mass collection of phone records.
Republican strategist Karl Rove is encouraging Americans to support massive National Security Agency (NSA) surveillance programs because fictional police officers monitor phone calls on television dramas.
Former Vice President Dick Cheney on Sunday asserted that President Barack Obama has "no credibility" on the so-called war on terror.
Daily Show regular John Oliver made his debut hosting while Jon Stewart is out on a 12-week break and he did a great job as guest host and taking on the recent debacle with the NSA leak, despite the fact that Stewart assured him that "no big news stories ever break out over the summer."
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