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The FBI and National Security Agency have been mining Internet servers, searching for e-mails, videos and other documents under a program code-named PRISM for six years.
First, let me be clear: I am an opponent of PRISM. As a matter of first principles, I oppose overreaching, unaccountable spy programs.
Even as a former Obama administration official, I am always willing, when necessary, to constructively criticize the White House on matters of national importance.
There are "state powers versus civil liberties" fights happening within both parties. Presidents Obama and Bush line up on one side, together. On the other side are such strange bedfellows as Sens. Ron Wyden, D-Oregon; Rand Paul, R-Kentucky; and Jeff Merkley, D-Oregon.
In the Democratic primary and during the 2016 convention, champions of civil liberties will certainly challenge Obama pragmatists over government spying. This will be especially true if Vice President Joe Biden and/or former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton seek the presidency.
It flabbergasts me how people in one breath can admit to 'puppet masters/behind the curtain/elites/' really running things..
then in the same breath..... BLAME OBAMA!!!
It flabbergasts me how people in one breath can admit to 'puppet masters/behind the curtain/elites/' really running things.. then in the same breath..... BLAME OBAMA!!!
Obama is a hostage, given a script and sticks to it.. with 2 daughters who wouldn't? This is why, imho, a President should be a man without a family, kids, etc..
Obama is acting very well and in his own way, thwarting the Zionists * as much as possible.
Originally posted by xuenchen
reply to post by elouina
It's truly a sad day when even some of 'Obama's best' turn.
I bet 'ol Van is just sour grapes because he ain't been 'a cash'n in on any of the recent scandals
He is jealous.
I wonder how much he got paid for this future CNN Academy Award nomination ?
btw, Van Jones is a Yale Law School 'graduate', and he is an admitted commie, and he is an international green con artist.
But he is
I think the global warming is taking its toll on him.