Skip to comments.NSA Whistleblower on Intelligence (video of Thomas Drake from NSA)
Posted on 03/18/2013 9:12:43 AM PDT by uncommonsense
Thomas Drake, a former senior executive at the National Security Agency (NSA) who was charged under the espionage act after he highlighted waste, fraud and illegal activity at the intelligence agency, spoke at a National Press Club Luncheon about the national intelligence community and its attitude towards whistle-blowing.
He gives an account of his whistleblower ordeal from the NSA. He blasts the pervasive spying on US citizens without warrant, including the government's suppression, under the cover of law, of first amendment rights exposing their corruption.
We need many more whistleblowers. I never understand why conservatives hate whistleblowers. We need to pull back the curtain of secrecy.
Just think of what HHS will be collecting on us now from the original stimulus ($40 billion for electronic records before there were laws on the books to manage them). Add in SS, IRS, military, NSA mining social media and telecom, and whatever agency we've interacted with - and they know us better then we know ourselves...
Justice Department Expands Hunt for Data on Cellphones
Obamas NSA eavesdropping goes beyond that of Bush... after campaigning on the promise of: No warrantless wiretaps if you elect me!
headlines read: NSA Exceeds Legal Limits In Eavesdropping Program , U.S. phone intercepts go beyond legal limits , and NSA Found Improperly Spying on Americans.
spying on Americans: its for your own safety when Barry does it.