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Paul: NSA ‘Could Be Spying’ on Obama
NRO ^ | October 31, 2013 | Robert Costa

Posted on 10/31/2013 7:01:01 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar

In light of a recent report, Senator Rand Paul (R., Ky.) fears the National Security Agency may be spying on President Barack Obama. “They could well be spying on the president, for all I know,” Paul says, in an interview with National Review Online. “He has a cell phone, and, in fact, my guess is that they have collected data on the president’s phone.”

Paul also believes the federal government may be tracking Pope Francis. “The most important question we need to ask the NSA is, ‘Are you telling us you’re collecting no data on the pope?’ And, ‘Did you collect any information on him when he was the archbishop, while staying in a certain residence in Rome at the time of the election?’ I don’t think they’re telling the truth.”

Earlier today, Paul introduced a Senate resolution, calling for the president to address the story published Wednesday by Panorama, an Italian magazine.

Panorama claims the NSA eavesdropped on millions of Italian calls, including calls made by cardinals during the conclave. The NSA has denied the allegation, and a papal spokesman said the Vatican is “not aware” of any such activity, and has “no concerns.”

Paul, however, remains skeptical of the NSA’s denial. “I think they’re spying on every American,” he says. “It’s alarming and inexcusable if we’re spying on religious leaders around the world.”

(Excerpt) Read more at nationalreview.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; Government
KEYWORDS: idiot; paul; randpaul; stupidparty

1 posted on 10/31/2013 7:01:01 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar
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To: Jet Jaguar

Well at least they’d finally be doing their job which is to monitor the activities of this nation’s foreign enemies.


2 posted on 10/31/2013 7:03:26 PM PDT by Arthurio
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To: Jet Jaguar

Secretly OCCUPIED country...


3 posted on 10/31/2013 7:03:58 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: Arthurio

Ditto.


4 posted on 10/31/2013 7:04:13 PM PDT by null and void (I'm betting on an Obama Trifecta: A Nobel Peace Prize, an Impeachment, AND a War Crimes Trial...)
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To: Arthurio

Post of the night!


5 posted on 10/31/2013 7:07:46 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: Jet Jaguar

Heh heh heh, Paul is trying to make Obama turn on the NSA, I like it!


6 posted on 10/31/2013 7:11:03 PM PDT by GraceG
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To: Arthurio
Post of the Night,,,"dittos"




7 posted on 10/31/2013 7:12:09 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( Visit http://icantenroll.com/)
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To: Jet Jaguar

Maybe the NSA can find his birth certificate, where he went to college, and who paid for it.


8 posted on 10/31/2013 7:14:37 PM PDT by Lets Roll NOW (A baby isn't a punishment, Obama is)
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To: Jet Jaguar

The NSA is supposed to spy on our enemies. Maybe they’re compiling info on the evil bastard.


9 posted on 10/31/2013 7:14:48 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: Jet Jaguar

Zero’s blackberry was always a security risk.


10 posted on 10/31/2013 7:14:57 PM PDT by TheBigJ
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To: Arthurio

nice someones got to draw fire


11 posted on 10/31/2013 7:15:12 PM PDT by bigheadfred
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To: Jet Jaguar

BREAKING......NSA reveals numerous stroke discrepancies on Obamas scorecards...... cheating scandal could bring president down!


12 posted on 10/31/2013 7:16:26 PM PDT by Toespi
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To: MeshugeMikey

Since Clown Prince nobama “doesn’t know” about anything HIS administration is doing, NSA could be doing anything...and he wouldn’t know. Liars and others with challenged (or nonexistent) integrity permeat this administration.


13 posted on 10/31/2013 7:17:03 PM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: Jet Jaguar

I hope they are.

As well as every other intelligence agency in the world.


14 posted on 10/31/2013 7:22:01 PM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER ("The government" is nothing but a RAT jobs program)
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To: Jet Jaguar

They encrypted his Blackberry, so, yeah they probably have a nice fat data file on him.


15 posted on 10/31/2013 7:24:20 PM PDT by Despot of the Delta
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To: Lets Roll NOW

I’m sure this is all known and kept in several stashes. The history and legacy of this bunch of traitors should be very embarrassing. Unfortunately libs can’t be embarrassed or wrong. If not scum then sludge per septic tank lingo.


16 posted on 10/31/2013 7:25:01 PM PDT by mcshot ("What's right is right" and we're being sunk by wrong .)
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To: Jet Jaguar

Obama’s smart phone is hack-proof, unless the actual silicon has back doors.

I speculate that smart phones in use by high government officials have firmware that enables hard encryption. They are very probably compatible with the Fortezza encrypted phones that are in wide government use.

To alter the firmware of the smart phones requires the source code... this means that manufacturers of these phones have turned over the source to the NSA. I seriously doubt that anyone else has been allowed to see the source code. If other governments had the source then NSA could not spy on their phones.

I’d love to have the source for the ARM SOCs in these phones. You could do amazing things. Operate out-of-band. Enable hard encryption, and have all manner of delicious fun. It would in fact be very possible to enable a smart-phone to operate outside the normal frequency ranges and make calls using several different satellite systems. (My guess is this is enabled in gov smart phones)


17 posted on 10/31/2013 7:34:39 PM PDT by Bobalu (Bobo the Wonder Marxist leads Operation Rodeo Clown against Syria)
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To: Lets Roll NOW

They have known all that from the days he was an Illinois senator.


18 posted on 10/31/2013 7:53:06 PM PDT by 353FMG
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To: hal ogen
O'Drama only "Knows" what he wants to "know" Never has there been a man more adept at the practice of SELECTIVE IGGNANCE.. The great leader has it all wrapped up!




19 posted on 10/31/2013 7:54:49 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( Visit http://icantenroll.com/)
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20 posted on 10/31/2013 7:55:27 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: Lets Roll NOW
Maybe the NSA can find his birth certificate, where he went to college, and who paid for it.

What a concept.

Just exactly who IS the NSA? Are they on our side? Or totally rogue? Because the blackmail payouts to keep Obarry's origins hidden would be worth millions, yachts, jewels, and perhaps a small state, like maybe Rhode Island. Or Texas.

21 posted on 10/31/2013 8:06:29 PM PDT by Veto!
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To: ROCKLOBSTER

It would be truly poetic justice if Putin would be the one to get the dirt on Barry.


22 posted on 10/31/2013 9:14:55 PM PDT by cradle of freedom
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To: ROCKLOBSTER

The Russians would know how to get around the American msm. They had long perfected the art of “spiking” a news story throughout friendly news papers around the globe until it became known world wide.


23 posted on 10/31/2013 9:16:45 PM PDT by cradle of freedom
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To: TheBigJ

You mean the blackberry he refused to give up....even when asked to.


24 posted on 11/01/2013 4:53:45 AM PDT by Guenevere (....)
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To: Jet Jaguar

“...the National Security Agency may be spying on President Barack Obama...”

Doubt it.

They’re following his orders.


25 posted on 11/01/2013 5:12:52 AM PDT by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: Jet Jaguar

If the NSA *is* spying on that Islamic poser in the White House (currently known as president) they need to come clean with information.


26 posted on 11/01/2013 5:33:30 AM PDT by madison10
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To: cradle of freedom
It would be truly poetic justice if Putin would be the one to get the dirt on Barry.

Oh, I'm sure he has had it all along.

He's either just waiting for the perfect moment to spring the trap...or he's getting lots of OUR "stimulus" money as payola.

27 posted on 11/01/2013 5:46:30 AM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER ("The government" is nothing but a RAT jobs program)
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To: Jet Jaguar

Of COURSE they are!!

(Right boys?? ;^)


28 posted on 11/01/2013 6:43:19 AM PDT by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going...)
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To: Arthurio; BIGLOOK; ASA Vet; LonePalm

Excellent reply/post:

“Well at least they’d finally be doing their job which is to monitor the activities of this nation’s foreign enemies.”


29 posted on 11/01/2013 7:48:34 AM PDT by Grampa Dave ( "With Obamascare you can die for your country without leaving home.")
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To: Jet Jaguar
“He has a cell phone, and, in fact, my guess is that they have collected data on the president’s phone.”

They now know all they need to know about basketball brackets, tee times and choom.

31 posted on 11/01/2013 7:51:08 AM PDT by Colonel_Flagg (Some people meet their heroes. I raised mine. Go Army.)
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To: Jet Jaguar

32 posted on 11/01/2013 7:59:04 AM PDT by fishtank (The denial of original sin is the root of liberalism.)
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To: Jet Jaguar

33 posted on 11/01/2013 8:03:16 AM PDT by JoeProBono (SOME IMAGES MAY BE DISTURBING VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED;-{)
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To: Jet Jaguar

spying on Obama?

is this like the sherrif’s introduction scene in “Blazing Saddles”?


34 posted on 11/01/2013 11:15:38 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: Jet Jaguar

Why spy on him? Just read Karl Marx and Obama’s ghost written two books and you will know exactly what he is up to. BTW he told you up front, “Fundamentally Change America”.


35 posted on 11/02/2013 9:08:25 AM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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