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Week In Review: Surveillance, More Stupid Laws Pt. 2

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What in the world would possess "The Blaze" to publish information like THIS:

http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2013/06/20/bush-era-nsa-whistleblower-makes-most-explosive-allegations-yet-about-true-extent-of-govt-surveillance/

And don't they realize that they risk breaking their readers' carefully cultivated "us vs. them" paradigm by doing so?

So the PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES was ALSO a victim of the illegal, immoral,  un-Constitutional wiretapping and blackmail machine?  Stop the Internets!!  With disclosures like that, people may actually have some sympathy for the "Commander In Chief."

Also, we'll be discussing a proposed NYC law that would outlaw the use of distinguishing information such as race, gender, and age when identifying suspects:

http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/cops_say_new_bill_will_blind_and_GPweD7fZD6q3MTmPtu6xfI

Surely, we must be missing something here, since there's (ostensibly) a great deal of support for this, and a whole lot of reflexive accusations of racism against anyone who thinks this just might be a very bad idea.

TUNE IN!

-----EDIT------

Here's a link to "Conspiracy Of Silence," the documentary mentioned in this show:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=asvl6kO1Vo8

It's a horrifying, must-see film.  Please, view it, but keep in mind it is by no means meant for children.

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