Phone metadata is highly sensitive: NSA violating Constitution

The Federal Government using the NSA is violating the Constitution.  I start with the Right at issue here.  A right every American is endowed with by his/her Creator and acknowledged by our Constitution.  (A right that cannot be changed legislatively, by the executive branch, or by the Court.  The only way to change the words…

Tennessee Law School Professor: (will) Americans ever resist the increasing encroachments on their freedom?

Though people have taken to the streets from Egypt, to Ukraine, to Venezuela toThailand, many have wondered whether Americans would ever resist the increasing encroachments on their freedom. I think they’ve begun. Glenn Harlan Reynolds, a University of Tennessee law professor, is the author of The New School: How the Information Age Will Save American Education from Itself. Why does Professor…

Obama speaks out on NSA: “the folks at NSA and other intelligence agencies are our neighbors and our friends.”

Whew ! I’m so glad Mr. Obama has informed me I have nothing to worry about since its my neighbors and friends who are spying on me.  I’m going to sleep so much better tonight. Are “you” joking?  That is suppose to make American’s more understanding? Every credit card transaction is recorded,  (but our retailers…

4th AMENDMENT: . . . shall not be violated . . .

U.S. CONSTITUTION Bill of Rights (proposed 4 March 1789, ratified December 15, 1791) Amendment IV The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly…

NSA: 107,000 + employees, $52,000,000,000 + budget

In the Washington Post today: U.S. spy network’s successes, failures and objectives detailed in ‘black budget’ summary The $52.6 billion “black budget” for fiscal 2013, obtained by The Washington Post from former intelligence contractor Edward Snowden, maps a bureaucratic and operational landscape that has never been subject to public scrutiny. Although the government has annually released…

Connecting Obama — Through Sunstein — To “You Pic A Dictator”

Another post illustrating how the past repeats itself — no matter what your country! AGENDAS: Language Manipulation And Domestic Spying Obama and Sunstein Manipulate Language To Justify Domestic Spying On Their Political ‘Enemies” This post is part of a series of posts that illustrate the ‘Spirits and Types’ behind the agendas that drive our world.  In…