Former Top NSA Official: “We Are Now In A Police State”
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Former Top NSA Official: “We Are Now In A Police State”



Bill Binney is the high-level NSA executive who created the agency’s mass surveillance program

Bill Binney is the high-level NSA executive who created the agency’s mass surveillance program
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  • Former Top NSA Official: “We Are Now In A Police State” Washington’s Blog December 18, 2013 Bill Binney is the high-level NSA executive who created the agency’s mass surveillance program for digital information. A 32-year NSA veteran widely regarded as a “legend” within the agency, Binney was the senior technical director within the agency and managed thousands of NSA employees. Binney has been interviewed by virtually all of the mainstream media, including CBS, ABC, CNN, New York Times, USA Today, Fox News, PBS and many others. Last year, Binney held his thumb and forefinger close together, and said: We are, like, that far from a turnkey totalitarian state. But today, Binney told Washington’s Blog that the U.S. has already become a police state. By way of background, the government is spying on virtually everything we do. All of the information gained by the NSA through spying is then shared with federal, state and local agencies, and they are using that information to prosecute petty crimes such as drugs and taxes. The agencies are instructed to intentionally “launder” the information gained through spying, i.e. to pretend that they got the information in a more legitimate way … and to hide that from defense attorneys and judges. This is a bigger deal than you may realize, as legal experts say that there are so many federal and state laws in the United States, that no one can keep track of them all … and everyone violates laws every day without even knowing it. The NSA also ships Americans’ most confidential, sensitive information to foreign countries like Israel(and here), the UK and other countries … so they can “unmask” the information and give it back to the NSA … or use it for their own purposes. Binney told us today: The main use of the collection from these [NSA spying] programs [is] for law enforcement. [See the 2 slides below]. These slides give the policy of the DOJ/FBI/DEA etc. on how to use the NSA data. In fact, they instruct that none of the NSA data is referred to in courts – cause it has been acquired without a warrant. So, they have to do a “Parallel Construction” and not tell the courts or prosecution or defense the original data used to arrest people. This I call: a “planned programed perjury policy” directed by US law enforcement. And, as the last line on one slide says, this also applies to “Foreign Counterparts.” This is a total corruption of the justice system not only in our country but around the world. The source of the info is at the bottom of each slide. This is a totalitarian process – means we are now in a police state. Here are the two slides which Binney pointed us to:
  • (Source: Reuters via RT) We asked Binney a follow-up question: You say “this also applies to ‘Foreign Counterparts.’” Does that mean that foreign agencies can also “launder” the info gained from NSA spying? Or that data gained through foreign agencies’ spying can be “laundered” and used by U.S. agencies? Binney responded: For countries like the five eyes (US, Canada, UK, Australia, New Zealand) and probably some others it probably works both ways. But for others that have relationships with FBI or DEA etc., they probably are given the data to used to arrest people but are not told the source or given copies of the data. (See this for background on the five eyes.) View past discussions between Washington’s Blog and Binney here, here, here and here. John Bolton: Edward Snowden ‘Ought To Swing From A Tall Oak Tree’ Mollie Reilly The Huffington Post December 18, 2013 Former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations John Bolton spoke out against former government contractor Edward Snowden for leaking classified details on the National Security Agency's controversial surveillance practices, suggesting Snowden should "swing from a tall oak tree" as punishment. Speaking on Fox News on Monday, Bolton, who served under former President George W. Bush, characterized Snowden's actions as treason, and urged against any public talk of amnesty.
  • "I must say absent some other important piece of information, it has to be one of the dumbest things that I've seen in a long time, to be speculating about it publicly, even if they are contemplating a deal with Snowden some kind of amnesty," Bolton said. "The last thing that people ought to be doing is speculating about it publicly. It will inevitably make it a political football and enhance Snowden's bargaining power." Bolton continued, "My view is that Snowden committed treason, he ought to be convicted of that, and then he ought to swing from a tall oak tree. But even if you don’t believe that, if you’re gonna say anything publicly, that is closer to what you should be saying to enhance our own bargaining leverage." Bolton's remarks came in response to NSA official Rick Ledgett's suggestion it is "worth having a conversation about" amnesty for Snowden. "I would need assurances that the remainder of the data could be secured and my bar for those assurances would be very high," Ledgett told CBS News during an interview that aired on Sunday's "60 Minutes." "It would be more than just an assertion on his part." NSA Director Keith Alexander, however, disagrees with Ledgett. "I think people have to be held accountable for their actions," Alexander told CBS. "Because what we don't want is the next person to do the same thing, race off to Hong Kong and to Moscow with another set of data knowing they can strike the same deal." (h/t RealClearPolitics) John Bolton: Edward Snowden 'Ought To Swing From A Tall Oak Tree' VIDEO BELOW Escape from the N.W.O. Titanic VIDEO BELOW
  • Who’s Controlling The Snowden Documents and to What Purpose? December 18, 2013 Glenn Greenwald has only released 1% of the Snowden documents and those were approved and released after over 100 meetings with US and British intelligence. Some documents are being held back to be released with Greenwald’s book. And Greenwald’s possession of the documents were the basis of his new $250 million media venture with PayPal’s Pierre Omidyar raising ethical questions of checkbook journalism. But even more troubling is the close relationship between the NSA and Omidyar’s PayPal. Whistleblower Sibel Edmonds of has been publicly asking questions of Greenwald and Snowden to determine the ethics and purpose of the Snowden leaks. Who's Controlling The Snowden Documents and to What Purpose? VIDEO BELOW INFOWARS.COM BECAUSE THERE'S A WAR ON FOR YOUR MIND