Full Caf Americano™
‘Can you hear me now? Good.’ Because the Top Secret data-mining operation begun in the early 2000s under President George W. Bush’s Patriot Act just went big time Big Brother on your ass.
Via Drudge, The Guardian is reporting that the Obama administration Justice Department under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act has been raiding wireless carrier Verizon for unprecedented millions of telephone records on an ‘ongoing daily basis’ — whether or not the users are suspected of terrorist activities.
The blanket action for Obama’s NSA has been in effect since April 25, 2013, and will expire or be renewed in July of this year.
At the same time, if the Bush-created Department of Homeland Security has a hunch you are spending way too much time with Mistress Tammy over at the 1-800-HOT-MAMA sex line, they can hit your bank, emails, Google account, you name it, you naughty boy.
NOTE: If you are one of the sisters who hang out at Janet ‘Big Sis’ Napolitano’s favorite watering hole, you’re probably safe.
Now wouldn’t it have been more prudent for Bush to have just declared war on guys with gingham tablecloths on their heads, and leave out Southern Baptists and the Redneck Yacht Club who haven’t commandeered an Airbus and crashed into a building in, oh, I don’t know, centuries? Just saying.
This is what we are talking about when we say that more government—regardless of what president builds it, or for what reason—is bad government.
File Under: You Should Be Scared Sh*tless