Tag Archives: government spying

George Phillies: End the Surveillance State

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Innocence is no protection

Massive warrantless Federal spying watches your every move. Your every phone call and email message is recorded. License plate recognition shows where and when you drove your car.

You might say ‘I don’t care. I have nothing to hide.’

Let’s consider what that claim misses.… Read more ...

United States Pirate Party Condemns Governement Spying, Demands NSA Deliver Transparency, Phone Records

UNITED STATES PIRATE PARTY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Sunday, June 9, 2013

http://uspirates.org

UNITED STATES PIRATE PARTY CONDEMNS GOVERNMENT SPYING; DEMANDS NSA DELIVER TRANSPARENCY, PHONE RECORDS

In recent days, it has become known that the United States National Security Agency obtained a secret court order two months ago requiring the telecommunications company Verizon to hand over vast amounts of data.… Read more ...

Ralph Nader: ‘Bush At Large’

By Ralph Nader at Nader.org:

George W. Bush is on a roll—a money roll with a $7 million advance for his book Decision Points and a rehabilitation roll to paint his war crimes as justifiable mass-slaughter and torture.

His carefully chosen interviewers—NBC’s Matt Lauer and Oprah Winfrey—agreed to a safe pre-taping to avoid demonstrations and tough questions.… Read more ...

Green Party: PA Department of Homeland Security Director John Powers should be fired

As protests are held nationwide against FBI and PA department of Homeland Security domestic spying, the Green Party issued the following press release:

Group calls for termination of Homeland Security Chief over ITRR contract

Feels violated as one of the activist groups spied on

The Green Party of Pennsylvania shares the outrage of fellow citizens and taxpayers at the actions of the Institute of Terrorism Research and Response of Philadelphia, in its blatant abuse of the privilege of its homeland security contract with the Dept.… Read more ...

At Boston.com: Third parties and fusion centers receive a mention

(excerpt from) Boston.com
Calling all Governors: stop spying on ordinary Americans!
Posted by Carol Rose, On Liberty July 9, 2010 05:28 AM

When the National Governor’s Association convenes in Boston today, freedom-loving governors of all political stripes have one issue around which they all should agree, namely, the need to stop unchecked government spying on ordinary Americans…

At last count, the 72 federally-funded fusion centers around the country (including two in Massachusetts) seem to focus less on catching terrorists and more on tracking people engaged in such “suspicious” activities as opposing abortion, supporting third-party candidates (such as Ron Paul, Bob Barr, and Cynthia McKinney), defending the environment, and calling for an end to war…

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