NSA whistleblowers: Government spying on every single American
The TSA, DHS and countless other security agencies have been established to keep America safe from terrorist attacks in post-9/11 America. How far beyond that does the feds‚Äô reach really go, though?
The attacks September 11, 2001, were instrumental in enabling the US government to establish counterterrorism agencies to prevent future tragedies. Some officials say that they haven‚Äôt stopped there, though, and are spying on everyone in America ‚ÄĒ all in the name of national security.
Testimonies delivered in recent weeks by former employees of the National Security Agency suggest that the US government is granting itself surveillance powers far beyond what most Americans consider the proper role of the federal government....
our ancestors gave their lives over generations, even leaving their homelands, to build a nation that gave rights to the individual. powers balanced and checked.
our generation threw it away in an instant, a naive generation so drunk in prosperity she thought that all powers existed just for the sole pleasure of serving her. And we didn't even need liberalism to do it -- it was the "conservatives" who did it!
and look at our baby, our frakenstein. momma always thinks her baby is pretty, so take a picture.
reminds me of an old Santa tune, "he knows when you've been sleeping, he knows when you're awake, he knows when you've been bad or good, just be good for goodness sakes, oh, you better watch out, you better not cry, you better not shout I'm telling you why, Santa Claus is coming to town."