Three NSA Veterans Speak Out On Whistleblower Snowden: We Told You So

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.

Sen. Udall Calls For Reopening The Patriot Act

Sen. Mark Udall has been one of the few members of Congress out there who has been trying to draw attention to the NSA's datamining program and the seizure of Americans' phone records. He continued to do so on CNN this Sunday when he told host Candy Crowley that he's calling for the Patriot Act to be reopened: