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Breaking: NSA Eavesdropped on People Whom They Had Personal Grudges (Audio)
Gateway Pundit ^ | June 7, 2013 | Jim Hoft

Posted on 06/07/2013 10:48:51 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

Renee Montagne from NPR spoke with liberal columnist and author Glenn Greenwald, the reporter who co-wrote the stories for the British newspaper The Guardian, today on the massive data-mining scandal.

Greenwald dropped this bomb during the interview.

“There are reported examples of the NSA, analysts at the NSA, using mechanisms they have access to. ABC reported several years ago through whistle blowers that they have used it to eavesdrop on people on whom they have personal grudges. There are isolated examples of the Patriot Act being abused. The problem is that the entire system operates behind a wall of extreme secrecy.”

Here’s Greenwald on NPR this morning:

(AUDIO-AT-LINK)

But surely the Obama administration would not eavesdrop on political opponents.

Right?

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TOPICS: Breaking News; Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; Government
KEYWORDS: benghazi; fastandfurious; impeachnow; irs; nsa; obama; obamaenemies; obamaspeople; politicalenemies; prism; reneemontagne; scandals; spyingoncitizens; spyingondissent; spyingonopponents; surveillance; terrorism; threatmatrix; tyranny; wiretapping
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1 posted on 06/07/2013 10:48:51 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

So THAT’S why McCain and Lindsay Graham vote like idiots. The NSA are listening.


2 posted on 06/07/2013 10:50:08 AM PDT by struggle
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Just add it to the list of Impeachable Offenses.


3 posted on 06/07/2013 10:50:23 AM PDT by TADSLOS (The Event Horizon has come and gone. Buckle up and hang on.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Watch your step out there, Glenn. Don’t get Breitbarted.


4 posted on 06/07/2013 10:50:46 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

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5 posted on 06/07/2013 10:51:05 AM PDT by Nachum (The Obama "List" at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
The Patriot Act, the gift for all 'Patriots'.
6 posted on 06/07/2013 10:52:05 AM PDT by Theoria
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“.....reported several years ago through whistle blowers that they have used it to eavesdrop on people on whom they have personal grudges....”
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or, perhaps people who they wish to subject to blackmail and are on the lookout for blackmail material or leads to that blackmail material? Paging John Roberts......Justice Roberts?


7 posted on 06/07/2013 10:53:24 AM PDT by House Atreides
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

9 posted on 06/07/2013 10:54:55 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I was just thinking that they were planning to use the data base to kill these scandals


10 posted on 06/07/2013 10:56:05 AM PDT by molson209
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
This administration is unraveling.

Just when you think the situation is really bad...it gets worse.

11 posted on 06/07/2013 10:56:19 AM PDT by RoosterRedux
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
But surely the Obama administration would not eavesdrop on political opponents. Right?

Why wouldn't you trust a communist?

12 posted on 06/07/2013 10:57:04 AM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I guess we know why Pelosi was so sure about Obamacare being upheld.


13 posted on 06/07/2013 10:57:14 AM PDT by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheel barrow)
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14 posted on 06/07/2013 10:58:00 AM PDT by Slyfox (Without the Right to Life, all other rights are meaningless.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Two Words:

JOHN ROBERTS


15 posted on 06/07/2013 10:58:16 AM PDT by P-Marlowe (There can be no Victory without a fight and no battle without wounds.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

It’s no wonder the Boston bombers got through.


16 posted on 06/07/2013 10:58:35 AM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: RoosterRedux

Shouldn’t have blamed the cia for the bengazi affair I suppose...


17 posted on 06/07/2013 10:58:40 AM PDT by refermech
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To: maggief; thouworm; MestaMachine; penelopesire; SE Mom; MinuteGal

Oops. Caught again
How many I don’t remember .... Or recall will this one emit?
Iirc the blanket surveillance was activated by the FBI....


18 posted on 06/07/2013 11:00:03 AM PDT by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then!)
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To: Slyfox

I can hear Valerie Jarrett now, saying this to Congress: “Don’t you dare call me to testify, or I’ll expose ALL of your dirty little secrets.” Perhaps THIS is why all the people who get called to testify are the people who don’t matter.


19 posted on 06/07/2013 11:00:36 AM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: RoosterRedux

drip, drip, drip, drip

There is too much, and this is too sophisticated, for the source not to be someone in intel.

Either the Mossad or our own folks P.O.-ed at being thrown under the bus on Benghazi.


20 posted on 06/07/2013 11:01:28 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: St_Thomas_Aquinas

St_Thomas_Aquinas ~:” Why wouldn’t you trust a communist? “

With the electronic ear , a commie wouldn’t even need the KGB , or spetsnaz !
The only terrorism I see is electonic domestic spying
and a buddy in NSA.
Who provides oversight over NSA .. Holder ?? </sarc>


21 posted on 06/07/2013 11:02:55 AM PDT by Tilted Irish Kilt (" Criminals simply don’t care if they break the law. " by Larry Correia)
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To: Buckeye McFrog; rmlew

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hava_Nagila

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22 posted on 06/07/2013 11:02:58 AM PDT by Black Agnes
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To: struggle

“So THAT’S why McCain and Lindsay Graham vote like idiots. The NSA are listening.”

That is the winning answer of the day


23 posted on 06/07/2013 11:03:11 AM PDT by blueyon (The U. S. Constitution - read it and weep)
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To: struggle

No, McCain and Graham are just liberal idiots in RINO clothing.


24 posted on 06/07/2013 11:03:15 AM PDT by usconservative (When The Ballot Box No Longer Counts, The Ammunition Box Does. (What's In Your Ammo Box?))
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Is anyone surprised by this? Anyone at all? Give someone power and secrecy and they’ll eventually abuse it.


25 posted on 06/07/2013 11:04:05 AM PDT by Personal Responsibility (In times of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act - Orwell)
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To: usconservative

Believe what you want to believe.

I personally believe they’re either on the take or blackmailed.


26 posted on 06/07/2013 11:04:10 AM PDT by Black Agnes
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

This is similar to the 900+ files of political enemies that Clinton had in the WH.


27 posted on 06/07/2013 11:05:08 AM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Inside every liberal and WOD defender is a totalitarian screaming to get out.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“There are isolated examples of the Patriot Act being abused.”


By some low level rogue flunkies in Cincinatti maybe?


28 posted on 06/07/2013 11:05:33 AM PDT by chessplayer
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To: Black Agnes

Of the two choices you present, I’ll choose “on the take.” But then I’m of the belief they’re all crooked, corrupt bastards anyway.


29 posted on 06/07/2013 11:06:59 AM PDT by usconservative (When The Ballot Box No Longer Counts, The Ammunition Box Does. (What's In Your Ammo Box?))
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To: TADSLOS

I’ll bet the next one is gonna be a doozie.


30 posted on 06/07/2013 11:07:01 AM PDT by RedwM
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I just wonder how much of their snooping led to IRS audits.


31 posted on 06/07/2013 11:07:22 AM PDT by mardi59 (IMPEACH OBAMA NOW!!!!!)
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To: usconservative

Just don’t ask me how I think they ‘pay’ linseed. It’s a family forum after all.


32 posted on 06/07/2013 11:07:37 AM PDT by Black Agnes
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

There is a reason why government should be limited, and the power government employees have should be limited, and it doesn’t matter how professional the employees are. Power corrupts.


33 posted on 06/07/2013 11:07:56 AM PDT by pallis
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To: Personal Responsibility
Give someone power and secrecy and they’ll eventually abuse it.

And give a Chicago pol some power and secrecy and he'll use it before the sun goes down today.

34 posted on 06/07/2013 11:08:22 AM PDT by RoosterRedux
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To: usconservative

What’s to stop them from putting some thing on your computer so they can go after you ?


35 posted on 06/07/2013 11:08:36 AM PDT by molson209
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To: molson209

Nothing.


36 posted on 06/07/2013 11:09:34 AM PDT by Black Agnes
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To: P-Marlowe
If he has any love for country-he needs to step forward now.

I won't hold my breath.

37 posted on 06/07/2013 11:11:20 AM PDT by riri (Plannedopolis-look it up. It's how the elites plan for US to live.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Liberals are immature to begin. Immature people are petty and vengeful. Give them infinite ability to snoop on people and ruin their lives, and you have a pretty toxic brew going.

One gets the sense that the living God is about to click the refresh button on the great octopus that is the Federal Government.


38 posted on 06/07/2013 11:12:49 AM PDT by lurk
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Well, we know for sure that this surveillance on the American people had ZERO to do with fighting terrorism. If it had, then the Ft. Hood massacre would have been prevented. Surely, the NSA would have been monitoring phone conversations between Nidal Hasan and Anwar al-Awlaki. Unfortunately, the NSA wasn't looking for buzzwords like 'Jihad'. Nope, the buzzwords they were looking for were 'TEA Party', 'Second Amendment', and 'Freedom'.

From April, 2009: New DHS Domestic Terrorism Report Targets Millions of Americans

39 posted on 06/07/2013 11:13:05 AM PDT by Hoodat (BENGHAZI - 4 KILLED, 2 MIA)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
I have to ask again: are we describing the Obama Administration or a banana republic?
40 posted on 06/07/2013 11:13:37 AM PDT by RayChuang88 (FairTax: America's economic cure)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Valerie Jarrett.

5.56mm

41 posted on 06/07/2013 11:15:47 AM PDT by M Kehoe
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To: RoosterRedux

How long til we found out WHO had the personal grudges against them, I wonder.........


42 posted on 06/07/2013 11:16:49 AM PDT by txhurl (RNC 'voter suppression': attempting to limit each voter to ONE vote!)
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To: All

In the back of my mind is : where did Axelrod get the data he used in the last election.? Can he use this data to create an absentee ballot?


43 posted on 06/07/2013 11:21:04 AM PDT by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I just love that phrase “isolated examples”,,,it just rings so

hollow


44 posted on 06/07/2013 11:21:11 AM PDT by austinaero
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To: RoosterRedux
This administration is unraveling.

Just when you think the situation is really bad...it gets worse.

Just when you think the other shoe is about to drop, you realize...


45 posted on 06/07/2013 11:22:26 AM PDT by Sparticus (Tar and feathers for the next dumb@ss Republican that uses the word bipartisanship.)
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To: TADSLOS

Impeachable? No way, it’s arrestable, as in treason. These crimes - all of them - need arrests.


46 posted on 06/07/2013 11:23:40 AM PDT by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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To: molson209

What’s to stop them from putting some thing on your computer so they can go after you ?

Or from editing, altering or otherwise manipulating your data? Or releasing it (oops!!!! we had another leak,,our bad!),,,

or selling to the highest bidder, person, company, group or country....


47 posted on 06/07/2013 11:23:52 AM PDT by austinaero
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To: RoosterRedux

Obama is going down.Drip by drip. Not having his speech in front of him today was another drip. There are forces at work... (hope)


48 posted on 06/07/2013 11:26:46 AM PDT by weston (As far as I'm concerned, it's Christ or nothing!)
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To: Sparticus
More like this:

Majdanek

49 posted on 06/07/2013 11:26:53 AM PDT by Hoodat (BENGHAZI - 4 KILLED, 2 MIA)
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To: weston
Not having his speech in front of him today was another drip. There are forces at work...

Could not agree more! My money is on the Israelis.
A sophisticated psy op to ensure that Barry is a thoroughly distracted, quivering mess when they decide to take out Iran.


50 posted on 06/07/2013 11:28:59 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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