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NSA: Revealing how many Americans we’ve spied on would violate their privacy
06-19-2012, 06:04 PM #1
Shadow Mrs. Buckwheat
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In a letter (PDF) recently sent to Senators Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Mark Udall (D-CO), the National Security Agency’s (NSA) Inspector General explains that he cannot provide an estimate of how many Americans the agency has spied on, because doing so would “would itself violate the privacy of U.S. persons.”

That letter was first obtained by reporter Spencer Ackerman at Wired. It claims that even attempting to produce an estimate of how many Americans the agency has spied on is “beyond the [Inspector General's] capacity,” and that “dedicating sufficient additional resources would likely impede the NSA’s mission.”

http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2012/06/19/ns...r-privacy/
06-19-2012, 06:15 PM #2
Octo Mother Superior
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I just read that... lmao.gif It's so freakin out of control.
06-19-2012, 06:27 PM #3
Shadow Mrs. Buckwheat
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Ignorance is strength chuckle.gif
06-19-2012, 06:35 PM #4
Octo Mother Superior
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06-19-2012, 08:01 PM #5
yankees skier
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How hard is it to say "all of them" chuckle.gif

Biere.
06-19-2012, 08:13 PM #6
Cynicalabsurdance Member
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Again This from a prior post

Me on the phone with the Tax man

TM; why hav'nt you filed with us?

Me: do you know how much fun my money buys ?

( always answer a question,,,, with a question )

TM : No

Me : That's why YOU don't spend my money
06-19-2012, 08:24 PM #7
JayRodney ⓐⓛⓘⓔⓝ
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You would have to be out of your mind to believe the excuses they pull out of their asses. The goobermint has some seriously bad spin doctors. If the object is to keep the thinking people entertained, it's working like a charm.
It's their right not to know we've been spying on them.

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06-19-2012, 08:24 PM #8
Accidental Stoner Member
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İmage

Komitet Gosudarstvennoi Bezopasnosti.

So what's the friggin' difference?

I hope all superpowers/big nations stay the f**k away from ol' Finland
for all foreseeable future. They all seem to develop in the very same fashion,
no matter what official "ideology".
06-19-2012, 08:41 PM #9
JayRodney ⓐⓛⓘⓔⓝ
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The forefathers in the States knew this universal truth and put checks and balances in the Constitution, and if that didn't work there is the right to bear arms.
The checks and balances have failed miserably now that politicians are banking representatives, but the right to bear arms has so far kept them from rounding up the "undesirables" for another round of "the final solution"

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06-19-2012, 08:50 PM #10
Cynicalabsurdance Member
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his name

""""" I. Charles McColough """"""

First Name initial

as with his brethern below

G. Gordon Liddy

J. Edgar Hoover

what is it with power trippers?
06-19-2012, 11:07 PM #11
JayRodney ⓐⓛⓘⓔⓝ
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chuckle.gif I had to research who that even was. blink.gif

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06-19-2012, 11:17 PM #12
Kreeper Griobhtha
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They want a number? Ok, I'll start the count.

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I am not your rolling wheels, I am the highway
I am not your carpet ride I am the sky
I am not your blowing wind, I am the lightning
I am not your autumn moon, I am the night
The night
06-19-2012, 11:28 PM #13
Cynicalabsurdance Member
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(06-19-2012, 11:07 PM)JayRodney Wrote:  chuckle.gif I had to research who that even was. blink.gif


Liddy, admired Hoover, and he used the same Initial for first name because of tha

then you have

E. Howard Hunt
as well, Liddy's buddy in watergate.

but the list is LOOOOONG for the people of DC who do that

F. Lee Baily ( lawyer) came to dads house
Dad asked him why his first name was Embarrassing

Lee laughed,,
Well Harvey, my fisrt office door was too small for my full name

heh heh



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