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NSA abuses contradict Obama
and congressional claims of oversight

CBS News, by Stephanie Condon

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Posted By:NorthernDog, 8/17/2013 12:04:13 PM

Since the public learned in June about sweeping National Security Agency programs, government officials from President Obama on down have insisted the nation´s surveillance programs are subject to layers of oversight. "I am comfortable that the program currently is not being abused," Mr. Obama said in a press conference last week, when he announced new efforts at increasing transparency. "Part of the reason they´re not abused is because these checks are in place." However, the latest revelation that the NSA violated privacy rules thousands of times, as documented in an internal report -- an internal report withheld from at least

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The lies are getting too big to ignore.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: ruready?, 8/17/2013 12:25:52 PM     (No. 9478631)

Theory: Hannity is surrendering his 9pm Fox slot to push the Liberty Amendments effort. This article is just more wood on the fire. Let´s roll!!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: suedotsue, 8/17/2013 12:37:46 PM     (No. 9478643)

The article says GOP blowhard Mike Rogers said in July 2013 on a Sunday show that there were zero violations. So he´s a liar too. In Oct. 2011 Obama was found guilty by the FISA court of violating the 4th amendment. Obama refuses to make public the opinion, is fighting FOIA lawsuit. This was in 8/15 WaPo. So I don´t know what Vichy GOP Rogers´ problem is that he didn´t know that among many other things. I didn´t get the connection to Hannity or his future job plans mentioned by poster. He and the great Mr. Levin may be friends but I wouldn´t listen to Hannity for 5 seconds. Mr. Levin is the real deal.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: busterman, 8/17/2013 12:59:41 PM     (No. 9478664)

Well duh. Anyone who has worked in that agency or been the recipient of any of their ´products´ knows this.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: chillijilli, 8/17/2013 1:01:27 PM     (No. 9478668)

FTA: . "I am comfortable that the program currently is not being abused," Mr. Obama said in a press conference last week.
Operative word: CURRENTLY
There IS a reason he included the word, "currently." He just contemptuously parses and scams the American public over and over.


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Reply 5 - Posted by: WIBadger, 8/17/2013 2:09:05 PM     (No. 9478711)

The words ´contradict" & ´Obama´ have appeared in the same sentence so often from day 1 that no one should be surprised by now.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Philipsonh, 8/17/2013 2:45:29 PM     (No. 9478742)

It is impossible to contradict a person who lies about everything because he is not believed in the first place. ( My opinion ).

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Trigger2, 8/18/2013 5:41:10 AM     (No. 9479254)

Is this a separate scandal or only part of the larger NSA scandal. There´s so many of them that I can´t keep up with remembering them all.

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