WASHINGTON — For years, intelligence officials have tried to debunk what they called a popular myth about the National Security Agency: that its electronic net routinely sweeps up information about millions of Americans. In speeches and Congressional testimony, they have suggested that the agency’s immense power is focused exclusively on terrorists and other foreign targets, and that it does not invade Americans’ privacy.In another non-surprise it was revealed most of the U.S. Senate are
When lawmakers returned to the Capitol on Tuesday for the first time since the N.S.A. disclosures, however, the criticism was muted.Also too, recorded & other evidence from the PuffHo.
In carefully delivered statements, Speaker John A. Boehner of Ohio; Senator Harry Reid of Nevada, the majority leader; and Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, the Republican leader, all said the programs were authorized by law and rigorously overseen by Congress and courts.
That the chinless
It is this reporter's considered opinion that someone should highjack an airliner filled w/ actual voters (Extra irony!) & fly it right the fuck into the U.S. Capitol the next time the Congress is in session. (Or impeach them all. What. Ever.) Any volunteers?