You may be the kind of republican or democrat who is happy about NSA domestic spying, or perhaps you just don’t know why you should care. You may think that this enables greater security for you and your family. In the short-term, there is a very small chance of this being true. But the bigger picture for you who are not anarchists is that NSA spying enables the intelligence community to subvert democratic government (if you believe in that). Just like J. Edgar Hoover manipulated lawmakers and harassed heroes like Martin Luther King, Jr., so might the J. Edgar Hoovers of today be doing the same thing. That’s not just my opinion. That’s what former top members of the intelligence community have said. Watch this short video to see what I’m talking about.
Jon Eisenberg details the the Kafkaesque journey through the courts he’s had to take as a member of the Al-Haramain case legal team. Not Even Allowed to Keep Copies of his own Legal Briefs Between the filing of secret briefs he couldn’t even keep a copy of and Department of Justice technicians’ amateur attempts to […]
“People simply do not realize the extent to which government is surveilling them.” This is the police-surveillance state you’ve been waiting for!