Something went wrong with the connection!

The Public Slate

Tag "NSA"

 Breaking News
    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

0 comment Read Full Article
    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

0 comment Read Full Article
    Martin Luther King vs the FBI

Martin Luther King vs the FBI

It has never been a secret that FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover wanted Dr. Martin Luther King to disappear. Dr. King was under constant surveillance from law enforcement; the situation could have been titled ‘Martin Luther King vs. the FBI.’ When an activist group broke into an FBI office in Pennsylvania in 1971, they discovered a program labeled COINTELPRO. Its purpose was to leak false information about Dr. King and

0 comment Read Full Article
    Patriot Act Removes Constitutional Rights

Patriot Act Removes Constitutional Rights

Whistleblower Edward Snowden exposed the fact that America’s information gathering agency, the NSA, is spying on private citizens. Although this is a direct violation of our right to privacy, guaranteed by the fourth amendment of the Constitution preventing illegal searches and seizure, the courts have not come to the aid of our citizens. The reason the court is ignoring this abhorrent act is because of the passing and extension of

0 comment Read Full Article
    NSA Spying Protest on U.S. Embassy Wall in Berlin [Video]

NSA Spying Protest on U.S. Embassy Wall in Berlin [Video]

The idea was a political prank. The German marketing expert turned political protester, Oliver Bienkowski, parked a mini-van about 100 yards away from the U.S. embassy in Berlin and projected a satirical image of a grinning President Barack Obama with a reversed baseball cap and the caption “NSA in da House” onto the distant embassy wall. Wires emerging from a computer mouse form a satirical peace sign. The political light-show

0 comment Read Full Article