Tuesday, October 14

"Shadow Factory" exposes NSA spying on YOU!

On DemocracyNow! this morning James Bamford, whose book The Shadow Factory: The Ultra-Secret NSA from 9/11 to the Eavesdropping on America came out today, exposes how the National Security Agency, far larger and more secretive than the CIA, has been used since 9/11 to monitor your internet and phone use without a warrant.

The book and his forthcoming Jan 13 PBS Nova documentary show that the 9/11 Commission never looked into how the CIA kept 2 FBI agents from notifying their headquarters about 2 of Bin Laden's men heading for the U.S. in 1999. They became 9/11 hijackers, and did their final planning across the street from NSA headquarters, which was monitoring their conversations but never told anyone they were in the U.S. The FBI men have been denied permission to appear in the documentary.

“With a flair and clarity that rivals those of the best spy novelists, Bamford has created a masterpiece of investigative reporting.” —Publishers Weekly. It's rising on Amazon.com's bestseller list, at #32 on 12/15. More secret government against the people. The remedy? Government by the People!


divineorder said...

Interesting link to info on Vote.org Ballot Initiatives.

Who has a draft initiative to deal with this illegal spying?

What are some draft initiatives if we can get this to reality?

Evan Ravitz said...

Divineorder, I doubt anyone's going to waste time drafting any particular national ballot initiatives when there is no process YET to make them law. BUT, everyone can go to http://Vote.org and vote to ratify the National Initiative, so when the majority have ratified it, THEN we can initiate national laws like you suggest.