Skip to comments.White House rejects review board finding that NSA data sweep is illegal
Posted on 01/24/2014 7:31:41 PM PST by Olog-hai
The White House on Thursday disputed the findings of an independent review board that said the National Security Agencys mass data collection program is illegal and should be ended, indicating the administration would not be taking that advice.
We simply disagree with the boards analysis on the legality of the program, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said.
He was responding to a scathing report from The Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board (PCLOB), which said the program ran afoul of the law on several fronts.
bulk telephone records program lacks a viable legal foundation, the boards report said, adding that it raises serious threats to privacy and civil liberties and has only limited value. The report, further, said the NSA should purge the files.
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This is one of those moments in history, isn’t it?
We don’t need no steenking laws
One control is established by the state, it’s not going away (without revolution).
One = Once
I think we've crossed the line. Not just this situation, but a number of recent incidents. The government has thrown out the laws. Like the UK, we now have an unwritten constitution -- the administration is running wild now and will not be easily stopped.
>> The Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board (PCLOB)... said the program ran afoul of the law on several fronts.
Well, the PCLOB built the case. It remains for someone to take the case they have built to trial.
Would Ubama subject his imperial self to the outcome of the trial?
Jay Carney hasn’t been at a real WH meeting since he hired on, the little parasite.
The whole federal government is way out of control and drunk on power!
“...drunk on the blood of saints”
Most Americans reject Zer0.
Obama: We don’t need no steeenking laws!
Is this where we can use the phrase “speaking truth to power”, or is that reserved for Libs criticizing Republican presidents?
My take, is it’s a house of cards. After all our trouble. I don’t think we are going to have to do anything. I think the whole thing is going to collapse on itself. I don’t see army’s marching. It reminds me of Woodrow Wilson’s last days.
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They'll sit on this until a Repub takes office, then, like the homeless, this will magically reappear and be made to look like his fault.