64% Of Journalists Think The Obama Administration Spies On Them

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  1. BethSucks

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    Pew: Two-thirds of reporters say Obama administration spies on them
    In a survey of investigative reporters that makes Richard Nixon’s enemies list look like child's play, nearly seven in 10 said they believe that the Obama administration has spied on their phone calls, emails and online searches.

    According to a Pew Research Center survey of 454 media figures, 64 percent “believe that the U.S. government has probably collected data” from their calls and email and eight in 10 believe just being a journalist jumps the chance Uncle Sam is spying on them.

    The survey follows multiple reports of actual spying by federal officials on reporters, and the White House’s effort to track down those who leak information to reporters despite long-forgotten promises to be the most transparent administration ever.

    Still, most reporters said that they continue to plug away.
     
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    Of course he spies on them. This is a guy that wouldn't allow fox news reporters in the white house press room for 2 years. He believes in a state run media.
     
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    and 98% of those journalists would be delighted if obama did it to tea party types.

    bunch of paranoid progressives. :jj:
     
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    He is a dick.
     
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    Thanks to the Patriot act the number is closer to 100%, face it you gave up your freedoms post 9/11 out of fear.
     
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    Which was implemented by George Bush by the way. People conveniently forget that.
     
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    True he signed it, but both sides let it happen.
     
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    And extended by Obama, both parties love to spy on the people they are supposed to represent.

    On May 26, 2011, President Barack Obama signed the PATRIOT Sunsets Extension Act of 2011, a four-year extension of three key provisions in the USA PATRIOT Act:[2]roving wiretaps, searches of business records (the "library records provision"), and conducting surveillance of "lone wolves"—individuals suspected of terrorist-related activities not linked to terrorist groups.[3]
     
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    worst president ever
     
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    the left will build monuments to him.
     
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    Tinman Well-Known Member

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    The first serious candidate that promises to let that run out is probably going to get my vote.
     
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    'patriot act' with oversight is a necessary evil unfortunately
     
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    Tinman Well-Known Member

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    I think there's room on Mount Rushmore for one more face.:D
     
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    And yet they will continue to suck his dick for the rest of Presidency, for his entire retirement, and after his death.
     
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    I disagree, I believe it's a crutch for lazy investigators. Get a warrant like the old days.
     
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    Who this guy?

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    I'm sure every administration did at some point.
     
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    Mt Rushmore is a lock.
     
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    It was a disaster then. It is still one and the current President is just as much to blame for it. He hasn't lifted a finger to get rid of it.
     
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    The pride of Texas?
     
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