Good news! Our government isn't just spying on us! American agencies spy on E.U.

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  1. FlaFlaFlunkie

    FlaFlaFlunkie Fabulous!

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    http://www.nytimes.com/2013/07/01/w...-report-of-us-spying.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0

    Damn. This, in part, courtesy of Snowden.

    looks like we should all look into surveillance detection. :chair:
     
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    Der :jj:
     
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    FlaFlaFlunkie Fabulous!

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    The worst thing is, it doesn't even shock me.
     
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    i posted something about this, but more general a couple of weeks ago and assholes claimed it wasn't true. we spy on our competition, and they spy on us. unfortunately its nothing new.
     
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    You are obviously a racist and only reporting this because you don't like a black president.
     
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    zhukov Time traveler Gold

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    We know how to make friends
     
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    and Putin is jealous
     
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    fucking bush! :grouch:
     
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    Piss off your own citizens. Check.
    Piss off your closest longtime allies. Check.
    Adopt behavior you previously criticized your enemies (Stalin/KGB) for. Check.

    We're off to a Glorious start! :yay:
     
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    Who cares? We should all just ignore this. We have Obama in office, everything is fine.
     
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    And lots of people don't realize that embassies are places for spies.
     
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    FlaFlaFlunkie Fabulous!

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    Yep. That was the reason. :sarcastic:
     
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    :facepalm:
     
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    I'm sure we're huge hypocrites about this and it's really 10 times worse than we think it is. :jj:
     
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    FlaFlaFlunkie Fabulous!

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    Just as it was with the last 15 or so presidents.
     
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    give it time and someone will say that seriously. i think Obama's fault with this issue is with his inability o deal with the exposure. Bush Sr would have whitewashed it already.
     
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    The difference here is the media will brush this aside. With Bush we would have it plastered on the first five google pages and Michael Moore would be making a documentary about it.
     
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    "Barry, you've made me so proud."

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