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POLITICO: Rand Paul Kept Out Of Obama Meeting on Surveillance

POLITICO: Rand Paul Kept Out Of Obama Meeting on Surveillance

By REID J. EPSTEIN | 8/1/13 6:58 PM EDT

As NSA leaker Edward Snowden finally left Moscow's airport, President Barack Obama met Thursday afternoon with nine members of Congress to discuss American surveillance efforts.

Obama hosted what the White House called "some of the programs’ most prominent critics and defenders," though it did not include Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), perhaps the most prominent critic of the National Security Agency.

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"Our meeting with President

"Our meeting with President Obama today on FISA was productive," the four said in their statement. "There was agreement in the room the NSA call record program (Section 215) is not a domestic surveillance program."

Guys, I think we are wrong on this ... the consensus in the room was that this wasn't a domestic surveillance program. I mean, all four of them agreed, it would be wrong to assume they are all lying wolves, right?

He ain't interested in dating

He only wanted to meet with the whores.

It just makes it easier

for us to figure out who the bad guys are.

We should send them black cowboy hats.



Obama met with some of the NSA's most prominent Republican supporters and Democratic critics

Who were those people?

You know, the "critics" that I never heard about. Anybody know anything about them? At all?

"Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice." -- Thomas Paine

The comment section

Is full of general praise for Rand and damnations of Dems, Obama and Rinos.

The posting in Politico has shifted significantly in the past two years, I never used to see that amount of support for Paul and anger towards Washington.

Also, every click to a Rand Paul article on Politico gives him an upward trend and therefore more coverage.

Being excluded from this meeting and it being newsworthy that he was excluded actually improves Rand's image even more.

That Is Certainly Good News

Thanks for posting jungleboogie

I agree! It's good news.

But it won't do a thing if they 'pull the plug' this weekend.

The real strength always lays with the people that believe the truth.

Let's see how much balls they have, and resources as well to sustain their bull shit.