Friday, July 10, 2009

In the News: Jul-10

Wordle: In the News: Jul-10

Surveillance went beyond warrantless wiretapping - 10 Jul 2009 at 1:44pm - A new internal government report says President George W. Bush authorized secret intelligence activities shortly after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks that went beyond wiretapping without court orders.

Report: Bush officials snubbed wiretapping review - 10 Jul 2009 at 1:36pm - WASHINGTON -- Former Attorney General John Ashcroft and ex-CIA Director George Tenet are among the Bush administration officials who refused to be interviewed for a government report on the warrantless wiretapping program.

CIA Director terminated secret program - 10 Jul 2009 at 11:22am - WASHINGTON -- CIA Director Leon Panetta has terminated a "very serious" covert program the spy agency kept secret from Congress for eight years, Rep. Jan Schakowsky, a House Intelligence subcommittee chairwoman, said Friday.

Full CIA investigation called for on Capitol Hill - 10 Jul 2009 at 9:50am - WASHINGTON -- The chairwoman of a House Intelligence panel says it's imperative that lawmakers launch an immediate investigation on the CIA's admission that it misled Congress multiple times over the last eight years.

Thought for the day:
I believe that banking institutions are more dangerous to our liberties than standing armies. -Thomas Jefferson (1743 - 1826)


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