Glenn Greenwald

An interesting forward I received today. Dick

This is a name we should all become familiar with IMHO.

We know him as the Guardian contact for Ed Snowden but he is also being contacted by elected gov guys who are becoming more disturbed at what they are discovering.

The 2nd article pasted here includes an email from Snowden himself. Does he sound like a traitor or a patriot who loves his country and is horrified by what he sees Obama administration doing? (BTW now we are being told the DEA has been using this datamining for years & has been covering it up. Nothing whatsoever to do with national security, and spying is done on American citizens. This is totally unconstitutional)

Augusty 4, 2013

Glenn Greenwald appeared on This Week With George Stephanopoulos to decry what he describes as the difficulty legislators have been experiencing in gaining details about NSA surveillance programs, telling guest host Martha Raddatz that far from being able to apply strict congressional oversight to the programs, some lawmakers have been getting their information about them from his articles.

“Members from both political parties came to us and showed us all kinds of letters and emails they’ve been exchanging, in which they’re trying to get the most basic information about what the NSA is doing, in spying on American citizens, and what the FISA court has been doing in terms fo declaring some of this illegal, some of it legal,” Greenwald said. “They’ve being blocked from getting it.”

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The Origin of Profiling

The day it all started was March 6, 1836.

On that fateful day, Davy Crockett woke up and rose from his bunk on the main floor of the Alamo, and walked up to the observation post along the west wall of the fort.

William B. Travis was already there, looking out over the top of the wall.

James Bowie was sick in bed, but he was looking out the window.

These three great men gazed at the hordes of Mexicans moving towards the Alamo.

With a puzzled look on his face, Crockett turned to Travis and said,

"Bill, are we, by any chance, having any landscaping work done today?"