Skip to comments.Spying on You, Spying on Me, Spying on the President
Posted on 06/02/2017 7:20:58 AM PDT by Hojczyk
The now public rebuke of the NSA by the FISC is extraordinary, but it is also a farce. The FISC is virtually owned by the NSA. That court has granted 99.9 percent of requests made by the NSA since the court was created. Despite all the public revelations, the FISC looks the other way at non-FISC-authorized NSA spying. The judges of the FISC have become virtual clerks for the NSA. And the FISC has become an unconstitutional joke.
Where does all this leave us? It leaves us with a public recognition that we are the most spied-upon people in world history and that the president himself has been a victim. This fall, the NSA will ask Congress to reauthorize certain spying authorities that are due to expire at the end of the year. Congress needs to know just how unconstitutional, intrusive and fruitless all this spying has become.
Perhaps then Congress will write laws that are faithful to the Constitution -- and if so, maybe the folks empowered by those laws will follow them.
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The beast; created by trillions of our hard earned dollars and money-from-thin-air (debt) which we owe.
Isn’t that an ABBA song?
“and fruitless all this spying has become.”
The NSA and FBI have missed many terrorist attacks.
I know they have stopped some too.
Methinks the FISC and the NSA domestic spying need to go bye bye.
The Stazi would be proud.
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