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Parents of Navy SEAL Killed in Afghan Crash File the First Suit on NSA Spying
Yahoo News ^ | 11 Jun 2013 | Dashiell Bennett

Posted on 06/11/2013 12:01:01 PM PDT by mandaladon

A couple in Philadelphia has filed a class-action lawsuit against the National Security Agency and Verizon, claiming they and their phone records were targeted for surveillance because of their outspoken criticism of Barack Obama and the U.S. military. This is believed to be the first official lawsuit filed against the government and the company, since it was revealed that Verizon had been ordered to turn over phone metadata for all of its customers. The couple who filed the class-action suit are not just any disgruntled Verizon customers, however. They are Charles and Mary Ann Strange, the parents of a Navy SEAL who was killed along with 37 others, when his helicopter was shot down in Afghanistan in 2011. Several of the families of those lost in the attack have questioned the Defense Department's official story of the incident — one of the deadliest single events of the entire war for American troops — and they specifically blame President Obama's polices for leading to those deaths. Among their many complaints: that Afghan forces working with the Americans may have set them up; that because many of those killed that day were members of the same unit that killed Osama bin Laden, publicizing their role in the earlier mission made them targets for retaliation; and that rules of engagement prevented the helicopter and the men on it from fighting back. They also claim that a Muslim cleric was invited to speak at the funeral, who then insulted the dead servicemen in Arabic, although there's little evidence to support that charge.

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TOPICS: Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: charlesstrange; extortion17; fallen; lawsuit; militaryfamilies; navyseallawsuit; navyseals; nsa; obamaspeople; prism; sealteam6; snowden; terrorism; threatmatrix
The Stranges have already filed one lawsuit against Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, the Taliban, and the governments of Afghanistan and Iran, because of the helicopter attack, and they now claim that their phone records were accessed by NSA because "these Plaintiffs have been vocal about their criticism of President Obama as commander-in-chief," as well as the U.S. military. ..........................Let's see where this goes.
1 posted on 06/11/2013 12:01:01 PM PDT by mandaladon
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To: mandaladon

Bump!


2 posted on 06/11/2013 12:04:06 PM PDT by txrangerette ("...hold to the truth; speak without fear." - Glenn Beck)
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To: mandaladon
I hope it goes somewhere, if nothing else get to the point that it’s publicized.
3 posted on 06/11/2013 12:05:27 PM PDT by Rusty0604
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To: mandaladon

“Little evidence to support the charge”? They had four independent translators translate it without knowing the context of the curse.


4 posted on 06/11/2013 12:05:47 PM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: mandaladon

“They also claim that a Muslim cleric was invited to speak at the funeral, who then insulted the dead servicemen in Arabic, although there’s little evidence to support that charge”

Other then a recording of the event.


5 posted on 06/11/2013 12:08:01 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: mandaladon

They’re gonna get shot down in short order.

I had read somewhere that under the super secret law and star chamber that mere citizens would be deemed to have no standing.

That’s the crux of it - No Standing.


6 posted on 06/11/2013 12:09:27 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: Vendome

Americans have no standing to hold their government accountable. So we’ve been assured over and over again.


7 posted on 06/11/2013 12:13:08 PM PDT by Sgt_Schultze (A half-truth is a complete lie)
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To: massgopguy

>> “Little evidence to support the charge”? They had four independent translators translate it without knowing the context of the curse.

Do you have a good source for a translation?


8 posted on 06/11/2013 12:13:08 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: mandaladon
They also claim that a Muslim cleric was invited to speak at the funeral, who then insulted the dead servicemen in Arabic, although there's little evidence to support that charge.

I guess you could call the recording of the event "little." In which case, there is little evidence, which conclusively proves the charge, and leaves no doubt it happened just as reported.

9 posted on 06/11/2013 1:58:40 PM PDT by BykrBayb (Somewhere, my flower is there. ~ Þ)
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10 posted on 06/11/2013 2:17:15 PM PDT by MestaMachine (My caps work. You gotta earn them.)
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11 posted on 06/11/2013 2:28:57 PM PDT by Nachum (The Obama "List" at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

B U M P


12 posted on 06/11/2013 2:32:45 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker
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To: mandaladon
UT OH. We are talking treason here. This could go real bad for the 0bama regime, or the people bringing suit, and their attorneys.

Please everyone check six...constantly, just like Snowden will have to check six, and be prepared to defend for the rest of his life.

There's a bad moon arising.

5.56mm

13 posted on 06/11/2013 2:38:27 PM PDT by M Kehoe
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To: mandaladon

Good. Godspeed on their suit.


14 posted on 06/11/2013 2:43:10 PM PDT by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs stay silent.)
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To: M Kehoe

Risen. And gonna get much worse. Bitterly clinging. Huge.


15 posted on 06/11/2013 2:57:32 PM PDT by MestaMachine (My caps work. You gotta earn them.)
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To: Rusty0604

I hope Verizon goes broke.

They are a horrible outfit.


16 posted on 06/11/2013 2:57:58 PM PDT by miserare (Fire Eric Holder!)
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To: mandaladon

GO STRANGES GO!!! Sue them!!!


17 posted on 06/11/2013 4:09:27 PM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion.....the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: mandaladon; All
Mr. and Mrs. Strange and other families spoke at a press conference last month. The video of the ramp ceremony and the remarks by Mr. Strange, the Vaughns and other families, retired military brass, SEALs, Brigitte Gabriel, etc. at this link:

http://m.youtube.com/?client=mv-google#/watch?v=rqtJrJ40Cio

18 posted on 06/11/2013 4:39:31 PM PDT by BlatherNaut
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To: miserare

I thought I heard it said that the companies like Verizon, Facebook, Google, AOL, etc. were protected when providing info under the Patriot Act.


19 posted on 06/11/2013 5:07:47 PM PDT by EDINVA
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To: BlatherNaut; M Kehoe
http://m.youtube.com/?client=mv-google#/watch?v=rqtJrJ40Cio ..................................................................................................... FRegards
20 posted on 06/11/2013 7:12:14 PM PDT by gonzo ( Buy more ammo, dammit! You should already have the firearms ... FRegards)
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To: mandaladon

Probably had someone hand a Stinger to some idiot on the ground, and say “target this helicopter.”


21 posted on 06/11/2013 7:44:32 PM PDT by wastedyears (I'm a gamer not because I choose to have no life, but because I choose to have many.)
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To: Stillwaters
The murder of 25 special ops personnel, including 17 SEALs, shot down by jihadi psychopaths in Afghanistan, is one of the biggest underreported atrocities of the Obozo regime.

The parents of one of the SEAL Team Six heroes who took out OBL believe that the Chinook was targeted in retaliation, and wouldn't have happened if Obozo and his henchmen hadn't exposed the operatives responsible for the OBL mission. They're right about that, and the family members of those dead Americans demand justice.

22 posted on 06/12/2013 9:41:47 AM PDT by lonevoice (Today I broke my personal record for most consecutive days lived)
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