Obama, Congress Owe Snowden Thanks, and a Pardon

Note:  This is from a left-leaning site.  http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/obama_congress_owe_snowden_thanks_and_a_pardon_20131028 The comments to the article are worth reading. by:  Robert Scheer Now we know that even the president needs leaks from Edward Snowden to be fully informed about the dastardly acts of his own top spy agency. It was Snowden’s recent revelations that led Obama to order […]

Verizon Rewarded for Records Release With $10 Billion Government Contract

 by Joe Wolverton Verizon’s willingness to give the federal government unfettered access to its customers’ phone records is paying off handsomely for the telecommunications giant. Verizon announced on August 16: The U.S. Department of the Interior has selected Verizon to participate in a $10 billion, 10-year contract to provide cloud and hosting services. This is potentially one of Verizon’s […]

Think the world didn’t make sense before? See this: UPDATE

The amendment failed to pass.  This is a link to the vote:  http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2013/roll412.xml  134 Republicans think it’s just fine that the NSA is collecting data on all of us and storing it in Utah.  They include Adam Kinzinger, John Boehner, and Eric Cantor. Republicans voting to take away power from the NSA were:  Rodney Davis […]

27 Edward Snowden Quotes About U.S. Government Spying That Should Send A Chill Up Your Spine

By:  Michael Snyder Would you be willing to give up what Edward Snowden has given up? He has given up his high paying job, his home, his girlfriend, his family, his future and his freedom just to expose the monolithic spy machinery that the U.S. government has been secretly building to the world. He says […]

Revealed: NSA collecting phone records of millions of Americans daily

Exclusive: Top secret court order requiring Verizon to hand over all call data shows scale of domestic surveillance under Obama • Read the court order in full here Glenn Greenwald The National Security Agency is currently collecting the telephone records of millions of US customers of Verizon, one of America’s largest telecoms providers, under a top secret […]