Rep Unknowingly Makes Argument Against NSA Surveillance

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Some lawmakers are mad about the leaks to the media about the surveillance of American people by the NSA.

First of all, let me say that their surveillance wasn’t a well kept secret.  The details, yes probably, but, the general knowledge that the US was engaged in a spying program wasn’t unknown.  Any rational person would realize it. 

But, more importantly, the notion that the details could have remained a secret is laughable.   Given the hiring and contracting practices now known, I’m amazed it wasn’t common knowledge already. 

The chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Mich., declined to provide specifics on what terrorists he was referring to, only saying there are

Well, yes, we would expect this.  Fortunately, we knew that they were going to do this, so we could watch for it.  But, this demonstrates the weakness of such programs.  Had these leaks no occurred, the…

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