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Ron Paul's Institute For Peace And Prosperity: A House Divided Over NSA Spying On Americans - By Ron Paul

Sunday July 28, 2013

Last week’s House debate on the Defense Appropriations bill for 2014 produced a bit more drama than usual. After hearing that House leadership would do away with the traditional “open rule” allowing for debate on any funding limitation amendment, it was surprising to see that Rep. Justin Amash’s (R-MI) amendment was allowed on the Floor. In the wake of National Security Agency (NSA) whistleblower Edward Snowden’s revelations about the extent of US government spying on American citizens, Amash’s amendment sought to remove funding in the bill for some of the NSA programs.

Had Amash’s amendment passed, it would have been a significant symbolic victory over the administration’s massive violations of our Fourth Amendment protections. But we should be careful about believing that even if it had somehow miraculously survived the Senate vote and the President’s veto, it would have resulted in any significant change in how the Intelligence Community would behave toward Americans. The US government has built the largest and most sophisticated spying apparatus in the history of the world.

The NSA has been massively increasing the size its facilities, both at its Maryland headquarters and in its newly built (and way over-budget) enormous data center in Utah. Taken together, these two facilities will be seven times larger than the Pentagon! And we know now that much of the NSA’s capacity to intercept information has been turned inward, to spy on us.

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Here's the vid.

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I don't agree with Ron Paul final anylisis

I believe many of those who voted for Amash's bill did so with the intent to make Amash/Paul supporters believe that they are on the side of Liberty, because in the bill that passed, the majority of the same who signed for Amash's bill, ALSO signed for the bill that was NOT for liberty, but kept the NSA in it's currant role.

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