Thursday, January 22, 2009

Bush's Domestic Spying Program Likely Worse Than Previously Revealed

Wired reports:
Just one day after George W. Bush left office, an NSA whistleblower has revealed that the National Security Agency's warrantless surveillance program targeted U.S. journalists, and vacuumed in all domestic communications of Americans, including, faxes, phone calls and network traffic.

Russell Tice, a former NSA analyst, spoke on Wednesday to MSNBC host Keith Olbermann. Tice has acknowledged in the past being one of the anonymous sources that spoke with The New York Times for its 2005 story on the government's warrantless wiretapping program.

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Also, here's the video from MSNBC:

No one who takes the Constitution and rule of law seriously can possibly be against an extensive investigation into the Bush administration's brazen lawlessness. And given that Bush and his people have only been out of the White House for just over two days now, it's all but certain that this can of worms has yet to be fully opened. The process of investigating the outgoing administration is likely to develop into a full-fledged political shit-storm within the next year.

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