Former U.S. Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, has leveled a stinging and heavy indictment against the U.S. government in the Edward Snowden case.
Snowden is the former NSA intelligence official who blew the whistle on the agency’s broad-based surveillance program aimed at tracking over 100 million American citizens.
The U.S. government now considers Snowden to be a fugitive from justice who will be charged with espionage once he is extradited, if ever, back to U.S. soil. Snowden is on the run and seeking asylum reportedly in Ecuador.
A short time ago while addressing a CEO roundtable and Business Forum in Tanzania, President Barack H. Obama, told reporters and attendees that today’s Tea Party members in the United States very closely fit the U.S. government’s profile for domestic terrorists. The President’s response came after a Tanzania businessman asked if civil unrest in the U.S. is likely to affect doing business with American companies.
Police in Florida have offered a startling excuse for having used a controversial “stingray” cellphone tracking gadget 200 times without ever telling a judge: the device’s manufacturer made them sign a non-disclosure agreement that they say prevented them from telling the courts.