Six blatant lies about spying from the NSA up to Obama

ProPublica has produced a video showing, point-by-point all the ways that US government officials, all the way up to Obama, have told blatant lies about the details and extent of NSA spying.

Since Edward Snowden leaked a trove of documents detailing the NSA's sweeping surveillance programs, Director of National Intelligence James Clapper acknowledged that part of his congressional testimony in March was "erroneous." But that's not the only questionable comment by administration officials about the programs.

Has the Gov't Lied on Snooping? Let's Go to the Videotape (via Techdirt)

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  1. Trust on planet Earth has been extinguished.

  2. I'm starting to think of the President as a spokesman for somebody, but I can't figure out who he represents. At least, with Bush, you knew who was doing his thinking for him.

  3. Just liking in the sense of sadly, agreeing, not actually liking. Why am I even saying this? I'm depressed. sigh.

  4. I'm starting to think of the President as a spokesman for somebody, but I can't figure out who he represents. At least, with Bush, you knew who was doing his thinking for him.

    Here's a clue from 2008.

    (scroll to comment 06/24/2008 04:29 PM)

    Lesser evil 2008.

  5. The phone would have to be modified. Websearch "infinity bug".

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