Sep 27, 2012

Former NSA Agents Say That The Government is Spying on All Americans

The seal of the U.S. National Security Agency....
 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
You probably don't hear this stuff a lot on the news because corporate media is in the pockets of the politicians. You see the Republicans only in a positive light on Fox News, and you see the Democrats in a positive light on every other media stream. It's all bull shit!

You may hear stray bits and pieces of Americans losing their rights on places like Twitter or Facebook because average people will spread that word. You won't hear about it in the main-stream media because it might damage the image of their candidate. It's a shame really because word of mouth doesn't travel as fast as the airwaves.

Not to mention the fact that the media is too busy reporting on useless crap like an international bacon shortage or something else that is stupid, but will keep the mindless drones from paying attention to real issues like losing the rights our founding fathers gave us. Well here is another story you probably didn't hear about.

According to RT, former NSA agents and current Government whistle blowers are reporting what many people were afraid of when the Patriot Act was put into place by the Bush Administration, and then renewed by the Obama Administration. The fact that EVERY American is being spied on by the US Government.

One of the NSA whistle-blowers is former NSA Technical Director William Binney who said this about what the Government is doing:

Domestically, they're pulling together all the data about virtually every U.S. citizen in the country and assembling that information, building communities that you have relationships with, and knowledge about you; what your activities are; what you're doing. So the government is accumulating that kind of information about every individual person and it's a very dangerous process.

If you take what Binney said at face value then it makes perfect sense why President Obama would want to sign a Cybersecurity Executive Order. It would not only make it easier for the Government to continue to do what it is already doing, but will also make it perfectly legal. That my friends is super scary.

Another former NSA senior official Thomas Drake has also said that there was a

  "key decision made shortly after 9/11, which began to rapidly turn the United States of America into the equivalent of a foreign nation for dragnet blanket electronic surveillance.”

The saddest part about all of this is that we all LET this happen. Many of us, me included, were blinded by what happened during the attacks on 9/11/2001 and we gave the Government carte blanche to do whatever they needed to do in the name of National Security. Now we are losing everything.

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