The rabbit hole just got deeper. A whole lot deeper.
CNN compares a spy that sold secrets to an enemy, driven by a desire to hurt the government, to a guy that didn’t sell anything, didn’t hide from anybody (exposed himself to the whole world!) and whose motivation was not personal material profit but informing the public. This is a great story, because americans are beginning to see how deep the rabbit hole goes…CNN, you run the risk of becoming irrelevant!
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Thousands Of Firms Trade Confidential Data With The US Government In Exchange For Classified Intelligence
On Sunday we predicated that “there’s one reason why the administration, James Clapper and the NSA should just keep their mouths shut as the PRISM-gate fallout escalates: with every incremental attempt to refute some previously unknown facet of the US Big Brother state, a new piece of previously unleaked information from the same intelligence organization now scrambling for damage control, emerges and exposes the brand new narrative as yet another lie, forcing even more lies, more retribution against sources, more journalist persecution and so on.”
And like a hole that just gets deeper the more you dug and exposes ever more dirt, tonight’s installment revealing one more facet of the conversion of a once great republic into a great fascist, “big brother” state, comes from Bloomberg which reports that “thousands of technology, finance and manufacturing companies are working closely with U.S. national security agencies, providing sensitive information and in return receiving benefits that include access to classified intelligence, four people familiar with the process said.”
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