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Obama Is Starting to Understand Why
People Are So Upset About NSA Spying

Atlantic, by Matt Berman & Brian Resnick

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Posted By:StormCnter, 8/10/2013 5:34:46 AM

During a Friday afternoon press conference in the dead of summer, President Obama announced major proposals to change how his administration carries out national-security policy. The president laid out four goals: Reform the Patriot Act program that collects telephone programs. Work with Congress to reform the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court to introduce an "independent voice" that would "make sure the government´s position is challenged by an adversary." Increase transparency. The Department of Justice will make public the legal rationale for the collection of data. A website will also be created as "a hub" for further transparency. A "high-level group of outside experts"

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Spidey, 8/10/2013 5:46:06 AM     (No. 9466946)

Obama doesn´t give a crap about people being upset by the spy program. His proposal to appoint an independent lawyer is a stall tactic to cool the issue off.Is there really a such thing as an independent lawyer anyway?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: lilo, 8/10/2013 5:46:50 AM     (No. 9466947)

Right. And the lies keep on coming.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: chumley, 8/10/2013 5:56:01 AM     (No. 9466950)

BS. Every time these power drunk tyrants open their mouths, the putrid stench of lies fills the air. The rules will be written so that they can continue doing exactly what they want - the 4th amendment be damned - while appearing to pacify the masses.
The only information they will not misuse is that which they do not have. The only way to prove they are serious is to completely dismantle the physical apparatus that collects this "data" and imprison everyone involved with its creation.


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Reply 4 - Posted by: Deedo, 8/10/2013 5:58:23 AM     (No. 9466952)

I must agree with the first posters. I cannot believe anything Obama says. You know, Jimmy Carter and Ted Kennedy were vastly -- VASTLY -- more believable than Obama. At least with Kennedy, he believed what he said even if you disagreed with him. But differently, Obama saying these points leaves the inquiring mind in a position of doubt. How sad is that?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: M2, 8/10/2013 6:23:03 AM     (No. 9466962)

He talks a lot. He does nothing. He says he will do this or that. He does nothing.

He swore he´d get to the bottom of the Benghazi situation and "bring to justice" the perpetrators. He did nothing.

It´s all words. He does not give a rip what we want or what we think. He cares only about getting the annoyances off his plate so he can spend our money and play golf.

"Pick a little, talk a little, pick a little, talk a little, cheep cheep cheep, talk a lot, pick a little more"....as the song goes. His mouth has become a white noise device.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: franq, 8/10/2013 7:12:56 AM     (No. 9466987)

I happened upon his speech on the ride home, as it preempted normal programming. Even he didn´t sound like he believed what he was saying.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: jinx, 8/10/2013 7:23:10 AM     (No. 9466994)

That is what he was programed to say. Do I believe him? NO!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: provide, 8/10/2013 7:35:44 AM     (No. 9467000)

Squawk, squawk, Clarky don´t care.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Country Boy, 8/10/2013 7:48:14 AM     (No. 9467018)

He´s just a lying mussie, what other kind is there?

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Starlady, 8/10/2013 7:52:23 AM     (No. 9467027)

Agree with others that Obama´s words mean nothing. He can not be believed. As for the proposed "hub" website, if anyone is foolish enough to go there you will find a government target on your back. The will only be able to identify who they should harass and threaten.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Namma, 8/10/2013 7:52:40 AM     (No. 9467028)

only thing hussien is upset about is the fact that people found out he is lying. AGAIN

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Bazi, 8/10/2013 8:04:31 AM     (No. 9467050)

A new website...that will track your keystrokes and will somehow be turned into a recruiting tool for the democratic socialist party.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Bur Oak, 8/10/2013 8:16:28 AM     (No. 9467069)

The reason he was upset is that the situation is such that he had to hold a press conference.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Judith, 8/10/2013 8:19:11 AM     (No. 9467071)

I remember, years ago, watching a boy grow up. At a certain age (young teen)he did something really wrong. He asked the question.... did anybody know? It was then I realized he did not know, at his core, the difference between right and wrong. He ONLY knew the difference between not getting caught or getting caught. He was in prison before he hit 20. Obama reminds me of that boy. And the only thing he "understands" is people are catching on to what a criminal he and his fellow dems are.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Jebediah, 8/10/2013 9:39:48 AM     (No. 9467162)

Typical progressive stance: Obama does NOT understand or care why people are so upset. No one in any agency under fire in the recent scandals has been fired, and the guy in Cincinnati who handled the IRS business with the Tea Party has just been promoted! How much in our faces can we take?

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Reply 16 - Posted by: sliver of truth, 8/10/2013 9:53:33 AM     (No. 9467186)

Baloney. He understood from the get-go that this was wrong. He and his cohorts simply DO NOT CARE.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: bugboy, 8/10/2013 10:01:47 AM     (No. 9467204)

In order to understand Americans you have to be one.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: nimby, 8/10/2013 10:57:47 AM     (No. 9467287)

I have some swamp land for sale too for anyone who believes in his makesty´s empty words

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Reply 19 - Posted by: enuf8, 8/10/2013 1:23:14 PM     (No. 9467537)

All obama is doing is reading words on a teleprompter to appease----he has no desire to change his actions.

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