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    NSA Moves Forward Spying on US Citizens

NSA Moves Forward Spying on US Citizens

Commentary by James Turnage Whenever our government wants to hide the truth from the American people, they claim that the information is ‘classified,’ and if it was revealed it would ‘jeopardize national security.’ The American people are the nation, and we have a right to know what happens inside our own nation. The fourth amendment protects our individual right of privacy, or at least it used to. The NSA continues

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    NSA and why Every American Should be Outraged

NSA and why Every American Should be Outraged

Whether or not you believe Edward Snowden was a courageous man, he must be thanked for exposing the NSA’s un-Constitutional program of spying on individuals who are not under investigation for acts of treason. I’ve heard people in public places who make the statement ‘it’s no big deal,’ they claim to have nothing to hide. If you have one iota of patriotism remaining, every American should be outraged at the

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    Battles between Government and Those They Serve

Battles between Government and Those They Serve

Today Americans honor our veterans. It is a well-deserved day of recognition for all of our military who have bravely fought and often given their lives for the American people. In contrast to President’s Day which honors all of our elected leaders, including those who were the cause for many of our veteran’s injuries and deaths, and those who used their influence for personal gain, this day has meaning. Our

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