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Senator Complains about CIA Spying
Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 14 March 2014 | John Semmens

Posted on 03/15/2014 11:56:55 AM PDT by John Semmens

This week Senator Diane Feinstein (D-Calif), a long time supporter of the intelligence community, expressed outrage upon discovering that the CIA has been spying on members of Congress.

“I have backed every budget request the CIA has put forward,” Feinstein declared. “I have defended them against their detractors from both sides of the ideological spectrum. Now we find out that they have been surreptitiously breaking into the emails of members of Congress—including mine. It is one thing to spy on ordinary people. It is quite another for them to spy on a separate branch of government.”

CIA Director John Brennan dismissed the Senator's complaints saying that “to be effective surveillance must be comprehensive. Just because a person is a member of Congress is no guarantee that he or she doesn't have malevolent intentions toward the Administration. In fact, Senator Feinstein's public disclosure of our penetration of her email account is the kind of breach of security that gives aid and comfort to our enemies. As far as I'm concerned it vindicates the need for our Agency to leave no source of information untapped.”

In related news, reports have surfaced that the NSA has been using social networking websites as a means of hacking into individuals' personal computers. NSA Director General Keith Alexander would neither confirm or deny these reports. However, he did postulate that “from the amount of personal information voluntarily posted on these public sites we don't think it unreasonable to infer that these individuals have waived their right to privacy. Under these circumstances, it would be irresponsible for us not to use this avenue for the purpose of defending the nation against threats to the Government.”

if you missed any of this week's other semi-news/semi-satire posts you can find them at...

http://www.freedomsphoenix.com/Opinion/151990-2014-03-14-semi-news-a-satire-of-recent-news-march-16-2014.htm


TOPICS: Humor
KEYWORDS: privacy; satire; security; surveillance

1 posted on 03/15/2014 11:56:55 AM PDT by John Semmens
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To: John Semmens

With part is the satire?


2 posted on 03/15/2014 12:24:20 PM PDT by Regulator
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To: Regulator

maybe she should also complain about water being wet, or summer being hot (oops she already does that).


3 posted on 03/15/2014 1:58:00 PM PDT by jyro (French-like Democrats wave the white flag of surrender while we are winning)
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To: John Semmens

As much damage as you caused to this country, lady, you SHOULD be investigated!


4 posted on 03/15/2014 3:21:44 PM PDT by Terry L Smith
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