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Two-faced former NSA director mocks privacy advocates for USA Freedom Act

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posted on Jun, 23 2015 @ 09:25 AM
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Last November, Michael Hayden ex-director of both the NSA and the CIA co-wrote an article for the Wall Street Journal criticising congress for wanting to pass the USA Freedom Act...

The article entitled NSA Reform That Only ISIS Could Love claimed that the USA Freedom Act would 'hobble' the US's ability to gather electronic intelligence.

Now, just 8 months later, Hayden is showing his true colours and making it clear that he and his cronies wanted this all along...



'If somebody would come up to me and say “Look, Hayden, here’s the thing: This Snowden thing is going to be a nightmare for you guys for about two years. And when we get all done with it, what you’re going to be required to do is that little 215 program about American telephony metadata — and by the way, you can still have access to it, but you got to go to the court and get access to it from the companies, rather than keep it to yourself” — I go: And this is it after two years? Cool!’


From the article:



'As  per usual, any time that you hear Hayden fear-mongering, all you need to do is look a little closer. Without fail, there will be a ‘slight of hand’ trick going on, designed to aid him and his alphabet-soup friends in getting exactly what they want. In conclusion, any hope that Snowden’s important revelations have in any way changed the nature of the US government’s policy towards its citizens’ private communications must be regarded a pipe dream. America – you are being watched – so if you value your privacy at all, you are (as always) strongly recommended to take that privacy into your own hands, and to begin, or continue, to use encryption and a VPN whenever possible.'


Read all about it!!




posted on Jun, 23 2015 @ 09:34 AM
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I think its disgusting that Hayden lies time and time again, to force his objectives through Congress. We always knew that anything he says has to be taken with a pinch of salt...
The truth is everything he says is a psy-op designed to make you look one way, while they achieve something else entirely!



posted on Jun, 23 2015 @ 09:36 AM
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originally posted by: NewsGlug
Last November, Michael Hayden ex-director of both the NSA and the CIA co-wrote an article for the Wall Street Journal criticising congress for wanting to pass the USA Freedom Act...

The article entitled NSA Reform That Only ISIS Could Love claimed that the USA Freedom Act would 'hobble' the US's ability to gather electronic intelligence.

Now, just 8 months later, Hayden is showing his true colours and making it clear that he and his cronies wanted this all along...



'If somebody would come up to me and say “Look, Hayden, here’s the thing: This Snowden thing is going to be a nightmare for you guys for about two years. And when we get all done with it, what you’re going to be required to do is that little 215 program about American telephony metadata — and by the way, you can still have access to it, but you got to go to the court and get access to it from the companies, rather than keep it to yourself” — I go: And this is it after two years? Cool!’


From the article:



'As  per usual, any time that you hear Hayden fear-mongering, all you need to do is look a little closer. Without fail, there will be a ‘slight of hand’ trick going on, designed to aid him and his alphabet-soup friends in getting exactly what they want. In conclusion, any hope that Snowden’s important revelations have in any way changed the nature of the US government’s policy towards its citizens’ private communications must be regarded a pipe dream. America – you are being watched – so if you value your privacy at all, you are (as always) strongly recommended to take that privacy into your own hands, and to begin, or continue, to use encryption and a VPN whenever possible.'


Read all about it!!


Honestly, these types in the intelligence community, as well as their shrill supporters in the government and citizenry, are the true traitors. They try to paint detractors, whistleblowers, and privacy-advocates as "terrorist-enablers" or even worse, traitors.

The truth is, ostensibly our national principles surrounding such issues are freedom from unwarranted intrusion by government, freedom from secret domestic surveillance, protection of our correspondence (email, letters, texts, etc), and protection of our due process. The spirit of the 4th Amendment OBVIOUSLY was geared towards protecting the privacy of our person and effects. Only idiots or liars, whom I personally know, claim "But the founders never talked about emails or phone calls. See! It's okay to look at these without your permission or a court order!"

And what about the oath of many government employees, "To guard against enemies of the Constitution, both domestic and foreign?" Enemies of the Constitution include those that would violate the norms I just mentioned above. Those who fight for privacy, due process, and so on, are fighting the "enemies of the Constitution" and our principles.



posted on Jun, 23 2015 @ 09:36 AM
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a reply to: NewsGlug

This guy and people like him are a disease.
Wait until the people find out the elections have been a fraud since they took JFK out.
edit on 23-6-2015 by InverseLookingGlass because: (no reason given)



posted on Jun, 23 2015 @ 09:40 AM
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originally posted by: Quetzalcoatl14

originally posted by: NewsGlug
Last November, Michael Hayden ex-director of both the NSA and the CIA co-wrote an article for the Wall Street Journal criticising congress for wanting to pass the USA Freedom Act...

The article entitled NSA Reform That Only ISIS Could Love claimed that the USA Freedom Act would 'hobble' the US's ability to gather electronic intelligence.

Now, just 8 months later, Hayden is showing his true colours and making it clear that he and his cronies wanted this all along...



'If somebody would come up to me and say “Look, Hayden, here’s the thing: This Snowden thing is going to be a nightmare for you guys for about two years. And when we get all done with it, what you’re going to be required to do is that little 215 program about American telephony metadata — and by the way, you can still have access to it, but you got to go to the court and get access to it from the companies, rather than keep it to yourself” — I go: And this is it after two years? Cool!’


From the article:



'As  per usual, any time that you hear Hayden fear-mongering, all you need to do is look a little closer. Without fail, there will be a ‘slight of hand’ trick going on, designed to aid him and his alphabet-soup friends in getting exactly what they want. In conclusion, any hope that Snowden’s important revelations have in any way changed the nature of the US government’s policy towards its citizens’ private communications must be regarded a pipe dream. America – you are being watched – so if you value your privacy at all, you are (as always) strongly recommended to take that privacy into your own hands, and to begin, or continue, to use encryption and a VPN whenever possible.'


Read all about it!!


Honestly, these types in the intelligence community, as well as their shrill supporters in the government and citizenry, are the true traitors. They try to paint detractors, whistleblowers, and privacy-advocates as "terrorist-enablers" or even worse, traitors.

The truth is, ostensibly our national principles surrounding such issues are freedom from unwarranted intrusion by government, freedom from secret domestic surveillance, protection of our correspondence (email, letters, texts, etc), and protection of our due process. The spirit of the 4th Amendment OBVIOUSLY was geared towards protecting the privacy of our person and effects. Only idiots or liars, whom I personally know, claim "But the founders never talked about emails or phone calls. See! It's okay to look at these without your permission or a court order!"

And what about the oath of many government employees, "To guard against enemies of the Constitution, both domestic and foreign?" Enemies of the Constitution include those that would violate the norms I just mentioned above. Those who fight for privacy, due process, and so on, are fighting the "enemies of the Constitution" and our principles.


Indeed, in the US and Europe both 'terrorism' and 'cyber-warfare' are being used to errode our inalienable right to privacy... It seems to have no end.
Even in this post Snowden era, we have gained nothing. Before it was a secret... Now we all know!
No change. Its almost worse! They are laughing at us while they do it!
edit on 23-6-2015 by NewsGlug because: (no reason given)



posted on Jun, 23 2015 @ 10:08 AM
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originally posted by: NewsGlug

originally posted by: Quetzalcoatl14

originally posted by: NewsGlug
Last November, Michael Hayden ex-director of both the NSA and the CIA co-wrote an article for the Wall Street Journal criticising congress for wanting to pass the USA Freedom Act...

The article entitled NSA Reform That Only ISIS Could Love claimed that the USA Freedom Act would 'hobble' the US's ability to gather electronic intelligence.

Now, just 8 months later, Hayden is showing his true colours and making it clear that he and his cronies wanted this all along...



'If somebody would come up to me and say “Look, Hayden, here’s the thing: This Snowden thing is going to be a nightmare for you guys for about two years. And when we get all done with it, what you’re going to be required to do is that little 215 program about American telephony metadata — and by the way, you can still have access to it, but you got to go to the court and get access to it from the companies, rather than keep it to yourself” — I go: And this is it after two years? Cool!’


From the article:



'As  per usual, any time that you hear Hayden fear-mongering, all you need to do is look a little closer. Without fail, there will be a ‘slight of hand’ trick going on, designed to aid him and his alphabet-soup friends in getting exactly what they want. In conclusion, any hope that Snowden’s important revelations have in any way changed the nature of the US government’s policy towards its citizens’ private communications must be regarded a pipe dream. America – you are being watched – so if you value your privacy at all, you are (as always) strongly recommended to take that privacy into your own hands, and to begin, or continue, to use encryption and a VPN whenever possible.'


Read all about it!!


Honestly, these types in the intelligence community, as well as their shrill supporters in the government and citizenry, are the true traitors. They try to paint detractors, whistleblowers, and privacy-advocates as "terrorist-enablers" or even worse, traitors.

The truth is, ostensibly our national principles surrounding such issues are freedom from unwarranted intrusion by government, freedom from secret domestic surveillance, protection of our correspondence (email, letters, texts, etc), and protection of our due process. The spirit of the 4th Amendment OBVIOUSLY was geared towards protecting the privacy of our person and effects. Only idiots or liars, whom I personally know, claim "But the founders never talked about emails or phone calls. See! It's okay to look at these without your permission or a court order!"

And what about the oath of many government employees, "To guard against enemies of the Constitution, both domestic and foreign?" Enemies of the Constitution include those that would violate the norms I just mentioned above. Those who fight for privacy, due process, and so on, are fighting the "enemies of the Constitution" and our principles.


Indeed, in the US and Europe both 'terrorism' and 'cyber-warfare' are being used to errode our inalienable right to privacy... It seems to have no end.
Even in this post Snowden era, we have gained nothing. Before it was a secret... Now we all know!
No change. Its almost worse! They are laughing at us while they do it!


Right, through a lack of history education regarding government abuses across the world (which would militate against allowing governments these powers), and cognitive dissonance, most of the citizenry doesn't give a sh$t even now that more know about the surveillance.
edit on 23-6-2015 by Quetzalcoatl14 because: (no reason given)



posted on Jun, 23 2015 @ 10:10 AM
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a reply to: InverseLookingGlass

Perhaps one day it will happen yes... Even if they aren't rigging the ballot, certainly the choices whether they be Democrat or Republican seem to come from a very small pool! Those that could be are groomed belongings of the lobbying groups

Yes, maybe you are correct. Certainly, even if they aren't rigging the ballot, it certainly would appear that those 'that can' come from a very small and interrelated group of people who are the groomed belongings of big business and lobbying groups.
Thanks for your contribution!



posted on Jun, 23 2015 @ 10:17 AM
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originally posted by: Quetzalcoatl14

originally posted by: NewsGlug

originally posted by: Quetzalcoatl14

originally posted by: NewsGlug
Last November, Michael Hayden ex-director of both the NSA and the CIA co-wrote an article for the Wall Street Journal criticising congress for wanting to pass the USA Freedom Act...

The article entitled NSA Reform That Only ISIS Could Love claimed that the USA Freedom Act would 'hobble' the US's ability to gather electronic intelligence.

Now, just 8 months later, Hayden is showing his true colours and making it clear that he and his cronies wanted this all along...



'If somebody would come up to me and say “Look, Hayden, here’s the thing: This Snowden thing is going to be a nightmare for you guys for about two years. And when we get all done with it, what you’re going to be required to do is that little 215 program about American telephony metadata — and by the way, you can still have access to it, but you got to go to the court and get access to it from the companies, rather than keep it to yourself” — I go: And this is it after two years? Cool!’


From the article:



'As  per usual, any time that you hear Hayden fear-mongering, all you need to do is look a little closer. Without fail, there will be a ‘slight of hand’ trick going on, designed to aid him and his alphabet-soup friends in getting exactly what they want. In conclusion, any hope that Snowden’s important revelations have in any way changed the nature of the US government’s policy towards its citizens’ private communications must be regarded a pipe dream. America – you are being watched – so if you value your privacy at all, you are (as always) strongly recommended to take that privacy into your own hands, and to begin, or continue, to use encryption and a VPN whenever possible.'


Read all about it!!


Honestly, these types in the intelligence community, as well as their shrill supporters in the government and citizenry, are the true traitors. They try to paint detractors, whistleblowers, and privacy-advocates as "terrorist-enablers" or even worse, traitors.

The truth is, ostensibly our national principles surrounding such issues are freedom from unwarranted intrusion by government, freedom from secret domestic surveillance, protection of our correspondence (email, letters, texts, etc), and protection of our due process. The spirit of the 4th Amendment OBVIOUSLY was geared towards protecting the privacy of our person and effects. Only idiots or liars, whom I personally know, claim "But the founders never talked about emails or phone calls. See! It's okay to look at these without your permission or a court order!"

And what about the oath of many government employees, "To guard against enemies of the Constitution, both domestic and foreign?" Enemies of the Constitution include those that would violate the norms I just mentioned above. Those who fight for privacy, due process, and so on, are fighting the "enemies of the Constitution" and our principles.


Indeed, in the US and Europe both 'terrorism' and 'cyber-warfare' are being used to errode our inalienable right to privacy... It seems to have no end.
Even in this post Snowden era, we have gained nothing. Before it was a secret... Now we all know!
No change. Its almost worse! They are laughing at us while they do it!


Right, through a lack of history education regarding government abuses across the world (which would militate against allowing governments these powers), and cognitive dissonance, most of the citizenry doesn't give a sh$t even now that more know about the surveillance.


Yes, agreed,waking people up to the fact that they should be using a VPN for more than Piracy is an uphill struggle

Watching game of thrones for free might be most peoples priority, but at the end of the day, yours and your families privacy to communicate without your government taking bulk collection of it, should be a priority - I would hope!
Still, even if we help one person to wake up to the unfairness of it all, we may have helped!



posted on Jun, 23 2015 @ 11:10 AM
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edit on 23-6-2015 by Quetzalcoatl14 because: (no reason given)



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