Ben Swann: The Most Dangerous Domestic Spying Program Is Common CoreSubmitted by emalvini on Mon, 09/02/2013 - 18:31
Ben Swann: The Most Dangerous Domestic Spying Program Is Common Core
5 hours ago | Education, US | Posted by Joshua Cook
September 2, 2013
Earlier this year, revelations about the Department of Justice spying on the Associated Press were quickly followed by revelations that the NSA was collecting phone data on all Verizon, and then all American cell phone, users. Edward Snowden’s whistleblowing drew yet more attention to the issue, and domestic surveillance programs have remained a top issue in people’s minds ever since.
While Americans focus on institutions like the CIA and NSA, though, programs are being implemented which would lead to a much more institutional way of tracking citizens. Obamacare is one of these, but Common Core Standards – the federal educational program – is the most eyebrow-raising.