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Director Of National Intelligence Admits FISA Amendments Act Has Been Abused

When the Director of National Intelligence finally admits that there’s some surveillance going on under the FISA Amendments Act that’s unconstitutional, but refuses to specify how much of it is taking place, we have good reason to fear the worst. [...]

Bizarre: Obama Admin sez Hurry with Patriot Act Re-Up, or we won’t be able to use Power we’ve never used

The reasons for quick reauthorization of provisions of the Patriot Act have moved past dubious, through the paper-thin wall between rational and irrational, and straight into the land of the bizarre.

In a letter written yesterday to Senators Harry Reid and Mitch McConnell, Director of National Intelligence James Clapper provided the Obama administration’s justification for [...]

Cut Spying On Americans, Cut The Deficit

Cut the funding for the Director of National Intelligence to pay only for constitutional spying against America’s true foes, and the American people will be much better off. [...]

Military Lied To Congress About Al Quaeda and September 11 Attacks

The letter indicates that the whistleblower had independently contacted Kicklighter a year and a half earlier, in May 2006, but it is suggested that the whistleblower had not heard back from Kicklighter or from Congress, which in turn suggests that Kicklighter probably had kept the deception of Congress a secret. [...]

Secrets Aren’t Secrets Anymore But It’s Secret What Was Secret, Says Government

What were the secret programs that the Director of National Intelligence lied to Congress about? That matter could not be discussed. It’s a classified secret. [...]

Secrets Aren't Secrets Anymore But It's Secret What Was Secret, Says Government

What were the secret programs that the Director of National Intelligence lied to Congress about? That matter could not be discussed. It’s a classified secret. [...]

An Office of Counterintelligence

Compare the Total Information Awareness logo with the the image chosen by the Office of the National Counterintelligence Executive for the header of its web site – an uncanny similarity. It’s as if the spymasters wanted to send out a signal that Total Information Awareness is fully armed and operational. [...]

Obama Helps Mike McConnell Through The Revolving Door

The way that Obama has helped Michael McConnell maneuver so quickly through the revolving door between government and the private sector demonstrates that we ought not to accept Obama’s promises at face value. [...]