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White House Will Stop Spying on Allies, Feinstein Says
The Wall Street Journal ^ | October 28, 2013 | Siobhan Gorman

Posted on 10/28/2013 4:25:23 PM PDT by abb

Edited on 10/28/2013 4:27:01 PM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]

The White House will halt surveillance of U.S. allies, according to the chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, reflecting a major shift in policy.

The move comes in the wake of revelations that the U.S. has been spying on world leaders such as German Chancellor Angela Merkel, and appears to include any surveillance of allied foreign leaders.


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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Extended News; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: fourthamendment; snowden; spying
Cracks beginning to show in the intel cabal.
1 posted on 10/28/2013 4:25:23 PM PDT by abb
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To: abb

Or at least they will pretend to stop spying on allies


2 posted on 10/28/2013 4:26:04 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: abb

Stop spying on allies. Does that include us?


3 posted on 10/28/2013 4:26:39 PM PDT by stanne
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To: abb

What’s she got to do with anything?

She’s got no power to say anything in this.


4 posted on 10/28/2013 4:26:59 PM PDT by Steely Tom (If the Constitution can be a living document, I guess a corporation can be a person.)
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To: abb

Here’s an idea! Let’s shoot ourselves in BOTH feet!


5 posted on 10/28/2013 4:27:07 PM PDT by Ax
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To: Steely Tom

So, if they stop spying on their allies, and the Tea Party and the Muslim Jihadists..Maybe they could cut some of the budget over there at NSA...


6 posted on 10/28/2013 4:27:56 PM PDT by rovenstinez (,)
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To: abb

Yes but she and her chin both believe U.S. citizens should be monitored.


7 posted on 10/28/2013 4:28:56 PM PDT by samadams2000 (Someone important make......The Call!)
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To: abb

Thank you so much, President Feinstein.


8 posted on 10/28/2013 4:29:00 PM PDT by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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To: abb

They’ll stop spying on european allies to devote more resources to spying on us.


9 posted on 10/28/2013 4:29:18 PM PDT by CMB_polarization
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To: abb

If you like your health plan, you can keep it!


10 posted on 10/28/2013 4:30:40 PM PDT by Black Agnes
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To: abb

I’m sure all our allies are resting easier now that DiFi has assured them of it. ROTFLOL!


11 posted on 10/28/2013 4:31:06 PM PDT by jazusamo ([Obama] A Truly Great Phony -- Thomas Sowell http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3058949/posts)
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To: stanne

“Stop spying on allies. Does that include us?”

Are you an ally? Of course they will continue to spy on us.


12 posted on 10/28/2013 4:32:01 PM PDT by rey
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To: abb

Luckily everyone knows our government would never lie.


13 posted on 10/28/2013 4:32:41 PM PDT by gorush (History repeats itself because human nature is static)
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To: rey

Does anyone with at least 1/2 of a functioning brain cell believe anyone in this Clown Car administration about anything?


14 posted on 10/28/2013 4:32:54 PM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: GeronL

If it can be done, it will be done. Promising to stop spying is the most unbelievable kind of promise of all.


15 posted on 10/28/2013 4:33:12 PM PDT by arthurus (Read Hazlitt's Economics In One Lesson ONLINEhttp://steshaw.org/economics-in-one-lesson/)
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To: abb

BUT, the American People are still enemies, so THAT spying will continue.


16 posted on 10/28/2013 4:33:40 PM PDT by Gator113 ( Cruz, Palin and Lee speak for me, most everyone else is just noise.)
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To: Steely Tom

So, Di-Fi, how ya gonna do that? Get Issa to hold another “hearing”?


17 posted on 10/28/2013 4:34:15 PM PDT by ErnBatavia (The 0baMao Experiment: Abject Failure)
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To: stanne
Does that include us?

We're seen as the enemy.

18 posted on 10/28/2013 4:34:42 PM PDT by Cementjungle
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To: abb

Do we have any allies left, excepting Al Qaeda?


19 posted on 10/28/2013 4:34:42 PM PDT by Uncle Miltie ( "I was all for Obamacare, until I found out I was paying for it." - California Girl)
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To: All

this is all by design..


20 posted on 10/28/2013 4:35:29 PM PDT by newnhdad (Our new motto: USA, it was fun while it lasted.)
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To: abb

No they won’t. They always lie.


21 posted on 10/28/2013 4:37:13 PM PDT by dforest
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To: stanne

No, you are an extremist according to Obama.


22 posted on 10/28/2013 4:37:57 PM PDT by dforest
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To: abb

Another liar knows some words to throw out there. yawn.


23 posted on 10/28/2013 4:39:43 PM PDT by PistolPaknMama
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To: abb

Response from alleis:

“And we REALLY believe you Sen. Feinstein. Promise”.


24 posted on 10/28/2013 4:40:10 PM PDT by Signalman
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To: abb

Our allies rarely know or an detect that we are spying on them. They would be suckers to believe Zero.


25 posted on 10/28/2013 4:40:41 PM PDT by CodeToad (Liberals are bloodsucking ticks. We need to light the matchstick to burn them off. -786 +969)
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To: stanne

No. We the People are the (their) enemy.


26 posted on 10/28/2013 4:46:34 PM PDT by shalom aleichem
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To: abb

if obama thugs want to snoop and spy they will..because..THEY CAN...
fEINSTEIN THINKS SHE HAS POWER...SHE DOESN’T

THEY WON, WE LOST...AMERICA IS IN SAD SHAPE.


27 posted on 10/28/2013 4:47:20 PM PDT by haircutter
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To: abb

“White House Will Stop Spying on Allies, Feinstein Says”

You betcha! the White house will no longer spy on allies, however the CIA, NSA, FBI, etc. will continue to spy on everyone.


28 posted on 10/28/2013 4:49:59 PM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: stanne

“Stop spying on allies. Does that include us?”

No, Conservatives, most Republicans, FReepers would never be considered allies by this administration.


29 posted on 10/28/2013 4:53:40 PM PDT by duffee (NO poll tax, NO tax on firearms, ammunition or gun safes. NO gun free zones.)
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To: abb

Obama: I was kept ignorant as the day I was born. Everything I didn’t know will be kept unknown and now I can get back to unknowing.


30 posted on 10/28/2013 4:55:59 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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To: stanne

No, it will leave MORE time for us.....


31 posted on 10/28/2013 4:56:39 PM PDT by eartick (Been to the line in the sand and liked it)
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To: CMB_polarization
You would think Feinswine would be MOST concerned about the NSA spying on American citizens, but.. NOPE!

Snowden is a agent of this regime. His mission is to first enlist the support of the American people (by talking about domestic spying), THEN to get the U.N. to seize control of our NSA by talking about our intelligence gathering capabilities overseas. First you get Americans to agree with you, then you get them to agree to things they really shouldn't agree with, like stopping spying overseas. Watch. This is all a plot to undermine America's superpower status by putting a stop to all overseas spying.. A de facto disabling of the NSA by the NWO crowd who hates America.

32 posted on 10/28/2013 5:06:19 PM PDT by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (If Americans were as concerned for their country as Egyptians are, Obama would be ousted!)
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To: abb

However, the complete big brother blanket will continue to wrap us all up in it’s fabric.


33 posted on 10/28/2013 5:08:29 PM PDT by blackdog (There is no such thing as healing, only a balance between destructive and constructive forces.)
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To: abb
The White House didn't know they were spying on anyone, other than on innocent American citizens, that is.
34 posted on 10/28/2013 5:22:07 PM PDT by zerosix (Native Sunflower)
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To: zerosix

Nobama did not nou notin’, it was White Hut Janitor that ordered the spying on Merkel and did not notify the donnounotin present.
Case solved! Move on (org)


35 posted on 10/28/2013 5:28:47 PM PDT by Leo Carpathian (FReeeeepeesssssed)
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To: stanne
Stop spying on allies. Does that include us?

You forgot your 'sarc' tag.

"Stop spying on allies. Does that include us???" </sarc>

Better.

You WERE joking about that, right? Right?

36 posted on 10/28/2013 5:29:49 PM PDT by logi_cal869
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To: abb
Obama doesn't consider ANYONE an Ally...so that takes care of that statement.
37 posted on 10/28/2013 5:30:26 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: logi_cal869
Yes
38 posted on 10/28/2013 5:39:56 PM PDT by stanne
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To: stanne
Stop spying on allies. Does that include us?

Scary thought. So most of the middle East isn't spied on, but we (not the gov't) citizens are (will continue to be).

39 posted on 10/28/2013 5:42:42 PM PDT by BerryDingle (I know how to deal with communists, I still wear their scars on my back from Hollywood-Ronald Reagan)
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To: GeronL

Yes, I cannot believe any foreign country is stupid enough to believe either Feinstein or Obama.


40 posted on 10/28/2013 5:52:44 PM PDT by Venturer (Keep Obama and you aint seen nothing yet.)
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To: Venturer

They haven’t uttered a truth since at least 1888

heh


41 posted on 10/28/2013 5:53:33 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: BerryDingle

I hit a nerve.

It was a joke. Though we citizens were never apologized to as was angel merkel was. And of course we don’t expect privacy


42 posted on 10/28/2013 5:54:44 PM PDT by stanne
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To: GeronL

Feinstein isn’t that old she just looks it.


43 posted on 10/28/2013 6:04:48 PM PDT by Venturer (Keep Obama and you aint seen nothing yet.)
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To: stanne
Stop spying on allies. Does that include us?

Only DUmmies and Huff-n-puffers are allies. You are a radical anarchist, fascist, tea-party enemy of civilization and blasphemer against the One. You get an implant which will transmit your thoughts directly to the NSA.

44 posted on 10/28/2013 6:28:43 PM PDT by KarlInOhio (Everyone get online for Obamacare on 10/1. Overload the system and crash it hard!)
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To: stanne

I wondering what Putin is going to pull out of his magical hat since he’s most likely on that 35 world leader list of eavesdropping. Some of these world leaders actually went to school and have identities.


45 posted on 10/28/2013 6:37:40 PM PDT by BerryDingle (I know how to deal with communists, I still wear their scars on my back from Hollywood-Ronald Reagan)
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To: All

everyone realizes that this royally effs up our standing in a lot of countries. We (the US) will not get the same access and where we were inside looking out at the Thailands and Uruguays of the world, we will now be along side them as non-serious players at least for as long Obama and the democrats are in charge.
I’m not talking parties but possible diplomatic, economic and military actions in the near future.
The only thing keeping up on a level higher than that nutbar toiletpaper hording marxist in Venezuela is the US military, but Obama is working on it. The American electorate has proven to be too unreliable for any foreign leader to depend on us again.


46 posted on 10/28/2013 7:09:09 PM PDT by newnhdad (Our new motto: USA, it was fun while it lasted.)
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To: abb

This reminds me of an old song.

“What a fool believes”


47 posted on 10/28/2013 7:12:45 PM PDT by Revel
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

Thanks abb.

Feinstein LIES again.

Administration denies halting spying against American allies
The Hill
Posted on 10/28/2013 5:07:39 PM PDT by Sub-Driver
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3084726/posts


48 posted on 10/28/2013 8:40:27 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (http://www.freerepublic.com/~mestamachine/)
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