Monday, July 20, 2015

Clark calls for internment camps for "radicals"

Intercept (; Pat Macpherson, Pfc. Sandoval, Wisdom Quarterly
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 31: Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., right, leaves the U.S. Capitol with Rep. Thomas Massie, R-Ky. left, and Rep. Justin Amash, R-Mich., after Sen. Paul spoke at length on the Senate floor against an extension of provisions of the Patriot Act on Sunday, May 31, 2015.  (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call) (CQ Roll Call via AP Images)
Massie, Amash, Paul (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Rep. Thomas Massie, R-Ky., hands me a copy of a letter from James Clapper in which the director of national intelligence complains to two members of the House Intelligence Committee about Massie’s recent attempts to reform one of the NSA’s massive surveillance programs.
On the top right, in curly script, Massie has written his response: “Get a warrant.” It’s in red ink. He’s underlined it.
“If you assume the worst” about the National Security Agency’s surveillance practices, Massie tells me, “it’s not a bad position to take, given what we’ve found out.”
Indeed, for Massie, as with so many others, the information NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden gave journalists two years ago about the extraordinary sweep of U.S surveillance programs was a huge eye-opener.
Prior to the Snowden revelations, Massie says, he knew almost nothing about the NSA’s implementation of the tools Congress gave it to protect national security. More 

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