Germany, France want US to agree to curb spying

Germany USA Spying

The US flag flies at f the main entrance of the US embassy in Berlin, Germany, Friday, Oct. 25, 2013. European Union leaders on Friday vowed to maintain a strong trans-Atlantic partnership despite their anger over allegations of widespread U.S. spying on its allies. France and Germany insist new surveillance rules should be agreed with the United States by the end of the year.. On Thursday’s opening day of the summit, the spying issue united the 28 EU leaders in criticizing the snooping after allegations surfaced that German Chancellor Angela Merkel had one of her mobile phones tapped by U.S. services. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)

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Does the Government Only Label Bad Guys As Terrorists?

Washington’s Blog
September 30, 2013

Preface: Whether you believe this is a conspiracy by the government – or just over-reaction, incompetence or cronyism – the end result is idiotic … and counter-productive.

Former NSA boss Michael Hayden compared privacy advocates to terrorists:

“If and when our government grabs Edward Snowden, and brings him back here to the United States for trial, what does this group do?” said retired air force general Michael Hayden, who from 1999 to 2009 ran the NSA and then the CIA, referring to “nihilists, anarchists, activists, Lulzsec, Anonymous, twentysomethings who haven’t talked to the opposite sex in five or six years”.

“They may want to come after the US government, but frankly, you know, the dot-mil stuff is about the hardest target in the United States,” Hayden said, using a shorthand for US military networks. “So if they can’t create great harm to dot-mil, who are they going after? Who for them are the World Trade Centers? The World Trade Centers, as they were for al-Qaida.”

Hayden provided his speculation during a speech on cybersecurity to a Washington group, the Bipartisan Policy Center, in which he confessed to being deliberately provocative.

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Under The Radar!

Photo: thecouponproject.com

Commentary By:  Gordon King

What ever happened with the Benghazi coverup?  What about the IRS scandal?  How about the Department of Homeland Security ammo buildup?  We don’t hear about these incidents anymore now that President Obama is threatening to attack Syria.  How convenient, the government crisis to coverup multiple crises.

Sounds familiar doesn’t it?  Diversion tactics used by the left to lure us away from government deception.  False flags and events contrived to make us forget about what the government is doing behind our backs.  Using every situation they can to keep the American people from remembering their injustice.  And it seems to be working.  How many people are talking about Benghazi, the IRS or the DHS?  I used to hear it everyday, now I never do.

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New Polls: Americans Decry NSA Spying, View Snowden as a Patriot

Surveys contradict previous Pew poll

Paul Joseph Watson
Infowars.com
June 13, 2013

Contradicting a previous Pew poll which found that a majority of Americans support the NSA spying on telephone records, new surveys find that most Americans decry NSA snooping and view whistleblower Edward Snowden as a patriot for exposing the existence of PRISM.

Edward Snowden

As we reported on Tuesday, many reacted with shock to a Pew Research Center poll which found that 56% of Americans supported the NSA “tracking the telephone records of millions of Americans,” suggesting that NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden – who sacrificed his freedom to expose the existence of PRISM, a program under which the NSA is pulling private data “directly from the servers” of major US service providers such as Google and Facebook – had acted in vain.

However, a new Gallup poll conducted this week finds that “More Americans disapprove (53%) than approve (37%) of the federal government agency program that as part of its efforts to investigate terrorism obtained records from U.S. telephone and Internet companies to “compile telephone call logs and Internet communications.”

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