posted on 10/14/2013 4:20:29 PM PDT
(In America, we don't do pin pricks. But sometimes we elect them.)
(from the article);"By contrast, the NSA draws on authority in the Patriot Act for its bulk collection of domestic phone records, and it gathers online records from U.S. Internet companies, in a program known as PRISM, under powers granted by Congress in the FISA Amendments Act. Those operations are overseen by the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, said in August that the committee has less information about,
and conducts less oversight of, intelligence-gathering that relies solely on presidential authority. (Emphaisis mine )
You have to be freakin kidding me !!
Giving him dictatorial Power ... the ONE who has already overreached !
Dereliction of duty , incomeptance , and violation of oath of Office come immediately to mind !!
posted on 10/14/2013 4:53:02 PM PDT
by Tilted Irish Kilt
(Enlightened statesmen will not always be at the helm. -- James Madison)
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