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"Original" NSA Whistleblower
Says Home Raid Was Retribution

New American Magazine, by Jack Kenny

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 5/29/2014 7:44:38 PM

"We were a clear demonstration that official channels didn´t work," said William Binney, one of a trio of National Security Agency employees who tired to "blow the whistle" on the NSA´s domestic surveillance activities more than a decade before Edward Snowden delivered classified documents from the agency´s files to The Guardian. Binney, now retired, resigned from the NSA in 2001. A year later he and two of his former colleagues asked Congress and the Department of Defense for an investigation of the agency for wasting money and violating privacy rights with a massive data collection program called "Trailblazer," the successor

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This article is absolutely chilling. No wonder so many whistleblowers remain silent. He came forward because he could see it going toward a totalitarian state. That is no longer just idol talk with all we are now witnessing in this country.

      


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"Original" NSA Whistleblower
Says Home Raid Was Retribution
New American Magazine, by Jack Kenny    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 5/29/2014 7:44:38 PM     Post Reply
"We were a clear demonstration that official channels didn´t work," said William Binney, one of a trio of National Security Agency employees who tired to "blow the whistle" on the NSA´s domestic surveillance activities more than a decade before Edward Snowden delivered classified documents from the agency´s files to The Guardian. Binney, now retired, resigned from the NSA in 2001. A year later he and two of his former colleagues asked Congress and the Department of Defense for an investigation of the agency for wasting money and violating privacy rights with a massive data collection program called "Trailblazer," the successor

   

 

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The White House pool reporter confirms a People magazine tweet saying that President Obama had lunch today with Hillary Clinton. Here´s the pool report: The White House confirmed that Hillary Clinton had lunch with President Obama today after People magazine tweeted about the meeting - a tweet that has since been deleted. "The President enjoyed an informal, private lunch with Secretary Clinton at the White House this afternoon," a White House official said on background in a response to an inquiry from your pooler.Your pooler also lodged a complaint about the lack of transparency on the meeting with White House Press Secretary

Boehner Camp´s Threats
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Speaker John Boehner´s friends are trying to design new, more effective punishments for the conservative members that might vote against him on the House floor come January, but the message from the right is, “don´t even try it.” “Look, intimidation tactics and threats do not take the place of leadership,” Rep. Jeff Dunacn (R-SC) told Breitbart News. “I feel like the embers are gathered on the fire pit, and there just needs to be a spark for the flames to go up,” a senior GOP aide said, predicting the move could backfire. Boehner´s allies, as first reported by Politico, have

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Daily Caller, by Tristyn Bloom    Original Article
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The Obamas’ 2013 trip to Africa cost taxpayers over $2,000,000 in lodging, entertainment, and security expenses alone, government watchdog Judicial Watch announced Thursday — a part of the total cost of approximately $100,000,000 taxpayers spent on the president’s vacation, as estimated by The Washington Post. Records obtained in response to a FOIA request filed last summer detail that nearly one million dollars were spent on hotel accommodations for the Secret Service–for one week. Preparations for a canceled Tanzania safari–yes, a safari they didn’t even go on–cost over ten thousand dollars. The brief summer 2013 trip also cost over

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First lady Michelle Obama used the pages of The New York Times Thursday to slam Republicans who she believes have stood in the way of her Let’s Move! campaign to fight childhood obesity. “When we began our Let’s Move! initiative four years ago, we set one simple but ambitious goal: to end the epidemic of childhood obesity in a generation so that kids born today will grow up healthy,” wrote Obama. She touted the program’s “evidence-based” approach, which relies on “the most current science,” she said. Science has led to a revamping of school lunches to be lower in sugar,

   

 

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State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki was openly mocked by the assembled press corps Thursday after saying President Obama “doesn’t give himself enough credit for what he’s done around the world.” Associated Press reporter Matt Lee asked sarcastically whether he deserved 200 percent credit, while another one wondered for what “accomplishments” Psaki meant he deserves more praise. “For engagement initiatives like Iran, what we’ve done on Ukraine, efforts to dive in and engage around the world,” she said. “I mean, Russia has still annexed Crimea,” another reporter asked. “I mean, Iran — there’s ongoing negotiations,

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Migrants are released from ICE custody at a Greyhound Bus station in Phoenix May 28, 2014. The Border Patrol says about 400 migrants were flown from Texas to Arizona because of surge in migrants being apprehended in Texas. This group was from Texas and Georgia.(Photo: Michael Chow/The Republic) The Obama administration is dropping off scores of illegal immigrants at Tucson and Phoenix bus stations and letting them walk free. AZ Central reported, via Kristinn at Free Republic: Scores of undocumented immigrants from Central America have been released at Greyhound Lines Inc. bus stations in Tucson and Phoenix over the past

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