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Sharpton: You Canít Blame Obama for Secret Surveillance
Cybercast News Service ^ | June 11, 2013 - 11:31 AM | Melanie Hunter

Posted on 06/11/2013 3:50:25 PM PDT by Olog-hai

Rev. Al Sharpton said Monday that President Barack Obama is not to blame for the National Security Agency's secret surveillance program—former President George W. Bush is, because laws allowing it were enacted under his administration.

“These are laws put into effect under President Bush. There are plenty of Democrats who are upset about this too. I do not agree with the Patriot Act, but you can’t blame President Obama for it,” Sharpton said on MSNBC’s “PoliticsNation.”

In 2009, however, Obama extended three provisions of the Patriot Act—allowing roving wiretaps, which would allow monitoring of an individual instead of a specific number; seizure of financial, medical, library and other records of suspected terrorists; and monitoring someone suspected of engaging in terrorism who may not be linked to a specific terrorist group, the Washington Times reported on Sept. 16, 2009. …

(Excerpt) Read more at cnsnews.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: District of Columbia
KEYWORDS: benghazi; blamebush; fastandfurious; impeachnow; irs; nsa; obama; sharpton
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1 posted on 06/11/2013 3:50:25 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

Obama’s supporters don’t blame him for anything nefarious. But they sure give him credit for everyone else’s successes!


2 posted on 06/11/2013 3:52:49 PM PDT by originalbuckeye (Never yield to force; never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy)
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To: originalbuckeye

Exactly... for liberals Obama is the president who is everything and nothing all at the same time.


3 posted on 06/11/2013 3:54:36 PM PDT by longfellowsmuse (last of the living nomads)
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To: originalbuckeye

YES WE CAN!!!!!!!!!!!


4 posted on 06/11/2013 3:54:47 PM PDT by Shady (The Truth will set us free....WE KNOW THE TRUTH!)
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To: Olog-hai

Naturally. All the other America-hating communists rush to his aid.


5 posted on 06/11/2013 3:57:51 PM PDT by I want the USA back (If I Pi$$ed off just one liberal today my mission has been accomplished.)
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To: Olog-hai

They’ve GOT to keep an eye on those white devil teabaggers, for sure.


6 posted on 06/11/2013 3:57:56 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: Olog-hai

Sharpton: The poster boy for the 95% of the demographic group that voted for Obama.


7 posted on 06/11/2013 4:06:35 PM PDT by ConservativeInPA (Molon Labe - Shall not be questioned)
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8 posted on 06/11/2013 4:09:16 PM PDT by rickmichaels
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To: Olog-hai

Well yes Rev Race Pimp we can blame Obama..


9 posted on 06/11/2013 4:11:37 PM PDT by SECURE AMERICA (Where can I go to sign up for the American Revolution 2013 and the Crusades 2013?)
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To: Olog-hai

Blame we much!


10 posted on 06/11/2013 4:17:36 PM PDT by kanawa (FB...Save George Zimmerman from racial onslaught)
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To: Olog-hai

Hey, al! I can if I want to. And I want to. So there.


11 posted on 06/11/2013 4:18:42 PM PDT by MestaMachine (My caps work. You gotta earn them.)
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12 posted on 06/11/2013 4:19:45 PM PDT by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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To: Olog-hai

They don’t get any dumber than “Rev” Al. He can barely talk.


13 posted on 06/11/2013 4:22:36 PM PDT by ozzymandus
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To: SECURE AMERICA

Rev Race Pimp: Tawana Brawley


14 posted on 06/11/2013 4:23:43 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: Olog-hai

What can you “Blame”him for?Not flushing the toilet(or not putting the seat down”????????????????


15 posted on 06/11/2013 4:24:12 PM PDT by bandleader
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To: Olog-hai

Sharpton: You Can’t Blame Obama for Secret Surveillance, it’ all you white devils setting up the black man.


16 posted on 06/11/2013 4:27:39 PM PDT by longfellow (Bill Maher, the 21st hijacker.)
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To: Olog-hai; All

All the Statists out there who want to hang Snowden.....you have a friend in Black Ku Klux Klan Racist Al Sharpton.....ain’t that sweet.

Al gotta another honky he want to lynch


17 posted on 06/11/2013 4:39:47 PM PDT by SeminoleCounty (Don't Blame Me For La Raza Rubio....I Voted For Alex Snitker)
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To: Olog-hai

The hunt for Bin Laden began under Bush. BO changed nothing in that hunt when he became president. Yet he wants credit for finding Bin Laden.

These liberal asses want it both ways.


18 posted on 06/11/2013 4:51:30 PM PDT by 429CJ (.wh)
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Did Obama try to overturn the Patriot Act? Maybe I missed it. Obama did not reverse it or even try to reverse it via Congress ... so Obama himself ... personally ... is to blame for it.


19 posted on 06/11/2013 4:56:56 PM PDT by plain talk
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BENGHAZI, IRS, BLACK PANTHERS, VOTING FRAUD, FAST AND FURIOUS, ELIGIBILITY, he did all that shit, but no way did he have anything to do with the SECRET SURVEILLANCE.


20 posted on 06/11/2013 5:01:49 PM PDT by spawn44 (MOO)
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