published Saturday, August 10th, 2013

Kudos on Obama's NSA curbs

President Barack Obama on Friday said he wants Americans to have confidence in the government's surveillance through the National Security Agency.

To accomplish that he has announced the creation of a high-level task force of outside intelligence and civil liberties specialists to advise the government about how to balance security and privacy as computer technology makes it possible to gather ever more information about people's private lives.

Noting that he had questioned the program when he was in Congress, he said he supports changing the procedures and allowing an adversarial voice in he secret court that OKs electronic spying under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act. The court, created in 1978, was initially envisioned to carry out a limited role of reviewing whether there was sufficient evidence to wiretap someone as a suspected foreign terrorist or spy.

"The president shares the views that have been expressed by civil libertarians and critics of the government," a senior administration official said in a conference call with reporters ahead of the news conference. "It's not enough for him as president to have confidence in these programs. The American people have to have confidence in them as well."

It's about time.

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joneses said...

How can anyone have confidence in obama when he continues to pull this "in your face" crap?

"Cindy Thomas, the IRS official in charge of the exempt organizations office in the Cincinnati branch when conservative groups applying for tax-exempt status were targeted just got a promotion."

Valerie Jarrett with this attitude has shown what obama is all about.

“ After We Win This Election, It’s Our Turn. Payback Time. Everyone not with us is against us and they better be ready because we don’t forget. The ones who helped us will be rewarded, the ones who opposed us will get what they deserve.  There is going to be hell to pay.

Why would anyone trust this fool in the White House?

August 10, 2013 at 5:57 a.m.
chet123 said...

JONESES....

PAY YOUR TAXES AND SHUT-UP

IT SEEM TO ME THAT AFTER LOSING TWO ELECTIONS TO OBAMA....YOU ARE THE FOOL!!! HA HA HA HA HA!

August 14, 2013 at 11:25 a.m.
chet123 said...

JONESES GET OVER IT.....HAIL TO THE CHEIF!!!!!

WHOS YOUR DADDY JONESES??!!! WHOS YOUR DADDY???

OBAMA IS YOUR DADDY JONESES! HA HA HA HA HA HA!!!

August 14, 2013 at 11:29 a.m.
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