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Hi I'm -- all right ladies thanks for watching us and I data mining and you do that is -- subject of this evening's talking points memo this surveillance situation very confusing.
But vitally important for every American so tonight.
Talking points we'll try to clarify what exactly is going on.
And here is the headline.
The US government currently building a one million square foot complex and -- top.
That wheel house phone call and email data taken from Americans and foreign is alive let me repeat.
The National Security Agency NSA.
-- any norm as complex.
25 miles south of Salt Lake City to mine data.
That is -- truck series.
A -- named Edwards noting gave information to the far left London newspaper the guardian saying the US government is taking information from tech companies.
In order to fight the war on terror Snowden will be arrested if he doesn't get asylum in a country that does not have an extradition treaty with the USA and he should be arrested.
Even -- what he did may ultimately be a good thing.
He simply can't have Americans leaking national security information that would be anarchy -- -- thinks his case is noble than he should put it in front of the jury.
Despite the initial reporting we really don't know exactly.
What the government is doing here's what President Obama sets.
-- -- respect to the Internet.
This does not apply to US citizens and it does not apply.
To people living in the United States.
And again in this instance not only as congress fully apprised of it.
But what is also true is that the -- as the court has to authorize.
Well that may be a bit misleading and yes federal judges have authorized the data gathering but.
Phone calls and emails to and from American citizens are being scrutinized and I believe defies -- judges have no idea how.
It's a massive intrusion.
And it affects all of us.
However the Director of National Intelligence.
Doesn't see a problem.
The notion that were trolling through everyone's emails.
And border strictly reading them or listen -- everyone's phone calls.
Is on its face absurd.
We couldn't do it even if we want to.
And that's true this too much stuff but what could happen and what has happened.
Is that -- -- government officials.
Have put out private data illegally.
We saw that in the IR AS hearing last week did we not.
The pro traditional marriage organization.
Had data leaked to its enemies allegedly by an IRS official.
And that leaker must be arrested and charged soon.
So it is obvious that if the government is gathering communications information from Americans.
Could be -- legally use.
-- With phone causes not much of a problem because -- government isn't taping the calls -- just chronicling time and place so in the name of national security that might be acceptable.
But emails were a far different story there you -- actual words on paper.
That people said in -- it.
And if that stuff is being stored in you -- hot -- flat out unconstitutional.
Here's what senator Rand Paul said.
The Fourth Amendment says that you have to look at and you can ask for a warrant for up specific to a person place in the items.
This is a general warned this is what we objected to what our founding fathers partly fought the revolution over.
Is they did not want to generalize warrants -- -- go from house to house was soldiers looking for things.
Or now from computer to computer to phone a phone without specifying who -- are targeting.
The feds will tell you they won't go after a specific individuals and -- as probable cause but there can't be probable cause.
I must say look at the emails to find a dubious situation.
Does everybody get this.
While some people decide.
They're not allowed to go into that -- until they have a particular warrant signed off farm by a judge.
With some cause to suspect a foreigner of terrorism that is totally different from the IRS abuses -- I think a very serious.
But again mr.
reserve -- -- -- -- erupt federal officials could very well look at stored email data whose goodness well.
By the way techs are not imply they're not stored by the communications companies like -- -- So it is one big mess and ideologically.
-- a partial list of people support the NSA surveillance program called prism.
Senator John McCain senator Lindsey Graham senator Dianne Feinstein call rove and cheers and -- a Democrat.
Here's some be -- oppose Glenn Beck Michael Moore Rush Limbaugh Arianna Huffington Al Gore and Van Jones.
Van Jones and Glenn -- agree on some thing.
Are you kidding me.
Now some liberals a surprise the president Obama's behind a program.
But talking points is -- The president wants a powerful federal government that runs nearly everything so administration's been about accumulating power for the -- so this is consist.
New Rasmussen poll says 52% of Americans do not trust the president or the federal government on the surveillance issue.
And that -- gonna rise when we find out exactly how much data is being assembled by the -- Now here's what I think.
The war on terror requires an aggressive federal -- -- saying people know that.
Storing phone call data is questionable but I think it's permissible.
Under the constitution.
If things aren't tapped.
But seizing actual words of America said in private.
Unless it's probable cause they're involved with some kind of terrorism.
The Fourth Amendment says quote.
No warrants shall issue but upon probable cause supported by oath or affirmation.
The place to be searched and the persons or things to be seized on well.
You can't just sees everything.
And say you doing so to try to root out terrorism.
You have to have probable on us to violate the privacy even.
Look you know me you know -- a very tough guy on national security.
I sport Patriot Act I sport drone warfare -- support one -- bad.
This is dangerous.
They hire scandal proves -- federal government -- -- -- abuse its power for political reasons.
Simply can't have American authorities plan on the folks storing their emails it can happen.
This prison program should be shut down immediately if it's not.
A class action issue it suits should be filed in the Supreme Court should hear it as quickly as it -- And one more thing.
All this government intrusion.
Didn't stop those Boston bombers did it and those two terrorists were all over the net.
And that's -- --
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