And even more concerned with their fat, taxpayer funded pensions.
NSA is just another Federal jobs program
You could spy and collect on the people (terrorist and foreign enemies) that you really need to for one tenth the billions being spent. But Senators are idiots and will fund NSA based on the hi tech mumbo jumbo run by them for appropriations. But in order to build a bureaucratic empire and funnel billions to their contractor buddies (for kickbacks) NSA has to get bigger and bigger and expand its mission to collect information on everyone living in the USA