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Wherefore PRISM?

NSA PRISM program - RF CafeNSA's PRISM program has been in the headlines lately because of its omnipotent, omnipresent purpose of recording every possible form of electronic communication into, out of, and within the U.S. Per the Constitution's 4th Amendment: "The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized." What part of that is difficult to understand? If such blatant disregard for the law is deemed necessary to protect the country, why didn't it prevent the Benghazi, Ft. Hood, and Boston Marathon terrorist attacks? The government had ample info on record about all three but ignored it for political correctness reasons. Surely they knew the Benghazi attack was not due to "an offensive video" prior to selling the lie to the public. Yet, when it comes to targeting specific political groups, the IRS seems to know all it needs to manipulate national elections. Think you're safe from PRISM, et al, since you've done nothing wrong? Watch who you offend - if not today then tomorrow when control changes hands.

Posted  June 2013

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