Late coming to the story about the NSA’s massive telephone record collection program? The Washington Post does a
Neither Bush nor his aides denied any facts in the original USA Today story.
Senate Intel Chair Pat Roberts wants to shoot the messenger (USA Today).
Bush’s pick for CIA chief, Gen. Michael Hayden, oversaw this program at the NSA, a fact that guarantees fireworks at his confirmation hearing.
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Posted on May 11, 2006
UPDATE: Michael V. Hayden, nominated by President Bush to head the CIA, is the man responsible for the most extensive attack ever on the privacy of U.S. citizens.
While head of the NSA, he oversaw the program that recorded the phone call records of tens of millions of Americans.
Want to take action? Check out
StopHayden.org (includes video proof that Hayden is smugly incorrect about the privacy foundation of the Fourth Amendment).
Posted on May 9, 2006
AT&T gave the National Security Agency open access to its customers’ phone calls and Web-surfing activities, according to a former AT&T employee cooperating in the Electronic Frontier Foundation’s lawsuit against the company.
full story and a public statement by the whistle-blower.
Posted on Apr 8, 2006
Twenty-eight-year-old freelance reporter Jill Carroll is the first American female journalist to be kidnapped during the war. |
story Posted on Jan 9, 2006
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