No other politician in Congress has confronted the NSA in the straightforward manner of Bernie Sanders. Most other members of Congress, Democrat and Republican, have cooperated in the radical extension of NSA surveillance power against Americans.
How can anyone say that Congress has genuine oversight of the many NSA spying programs, when Congress is not even being told how much it is being kept under surveillance itself?
Obama Administration Caught in More Lies: NSA Admits its own Surveillance Standards were Violated on Purpose
Guess what? The National Security Agency admits that “Over the past decade, very rare instances of willful violations of NSA’s authorities have been found.” The NSA has refused to provide specific numbers to quantify “very rare.” Shall we believe them? Let’s listen in on U.S.
Only one newspaper — the conservative Washington Times — has picked up on the cryptic but crucial conversation yesterday between Rep. James Langevin and General Keith Alexander in a sparsely attended hearing of the House Armed Services Committee yesterday. Langevin (chair of a congressional subcommittee
House Armed Services Committee Hearing, September 23 2010, 10:55 AM: Representative Joe Wilson: As a command, what will you do from a process perspective as well as from a technological perspective to ensure that privacy and civil liberties are protected? Is there anything Congress can