“These Programs Were Never About Terrorism: They’re About Economic Spying, Social Control, and Diplomatic Manipulation. They’re About Power”   Leave a comment

2012: What's the 'real' truth?

Posted on December 17, 2013
by WashingtonsBlog

Snowden Gives the Big Picture

Edward Snowden wrote yesterday about mass surveillance by the NSA:

These programs were never about terrorism: they’re about economic spying, social control, and diplomatic manipulation. They’re about power.

He’s right.

These Programs Were Never About Terrorism

The NSA started mass spying on Americans before 9/11 … and various excuses have been used over the years.

The NSA was already spying on American Senators and prominent Americans who spoke out against the Vietnam War more than 40 years ago.

The NSA has also been conducting industrial espionage for many decades. 

There is no evidence that mass surveillance has prevented a single terrorist attack. And see thisconfirming opinion by a federal judge. On the contrary, top counter-terror experts say that mass spyingactually hurts U.S. counter-terror efforts

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Posted December 18, 2013 by Matthew in Uncategorized

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