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UK surveillance agencies collected everyone’s communications data unlawfully and in secret, for over a decade

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UK surveillance agencies collected everyone’s communications data unlawfully and in secret, for over a decade


In a highly significant judgment released today, The Investigatory Powers Tribunal has found that the UK’s intelligence agencies were secretly and unlawfully collecting bulk data on people in the UK without adequate safeguards or supervision for over a decade. This is one of the most significant indictments of the secret use of the Government’s mass surveillance powers since Edward Snowden first began exposing the extent of US and UK spying in 2013.

The Tribunal, which is tasked with hearing complaints against the security and intelligence services, concluded that the two regimes, which permitted the collection of vast amounts of communications data (Bulk Communications Data) and large datasets with personal information (Bulk Personal Datasets), were unlawful for over a decade.

The case exposed inadequate safeguards against abuse, including warnings to staff not to use the databa…

GET YOUR FACTS STRAIGHT:

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GET YOUR FACTS STRAIGHT:
By Christopher R Rice


We, the US gov., also prosecuted American soldiers for waterboarding during Nam. And you can not change the definition of torture as you go along. It is illegal to threaten, intimidate or cause mental pain to any detainee, Reagan signed the law.


Torturing also did not provide any intel., the CIA has admitted to lying to the President and the Congress about the effectiveness of torture. Osama was not caught till after Bush and Co. left ofc.



Torture only created more terrorist. Interrogators said that 90% of detainees fought because of the US torture policies.


And attacking and torturing the wrong country (Iraq) cost American lives, it did not save any. You stooped fucks.

FUCK AMERICA and ALL of HER LIES. The American gov. even tortures American citizens on American soil. FUCK AMERICA. READ MORE- http://www.copsrcorrupt.com/solitary-confinemenet-fv.html

Worse than that? America has over 50,000 American citizens rotting in prisons for crimes th…
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Leaked CLASSIFIED Report: U.S. Drone Strikes not against al-Qaeda
Underground Newz


A trove of leaked classified reports has confirmed what many had suspected – US drone kills in Pakistan are not the precision strikes against top-level al-Qaeda terrorists they are portrayed as by the Obama administration.

Instead, many of the attacks are aimed at suspected low-level tribal militants, who may pose no direct danger to the United States – and for many there appears to be little evidence to justify the assassinations.

Top secret documents obtained by McClatchy newspapers in the US show the locations, identities and numbers of those attacked and killed in Pakistan in 2006-8 and 2010-11, as well as explanations for why the targets were picked.

The statistics illustrate the breadth of the US ‘drone doctrine’ – which has never been defined by consecutive US administrations. Between 1,990 and 3,308 people are reported to have been killed in the drone strikes in Pakistan since 2004, the vast majority…

Military Denies Having a Secret Afghan Torture Jail

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Military Denies Having a Secret Afghan Torture Jail
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BAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan — Walking out of the new detention center and out into the dusty courtyard, I’ve got one final question for Gen. Mark Martins, one rooted in the U.S.’ post-9/11 history of detainee abuse: Is this all there is? Or, stripped to its subtext: Do you have any hidden torture chambers; and if so, can we pop in?
Martins, the Army one-star responsible for the day-to-day operations of the complex known as the Detention Facility In Parwan, drove from Kabul to escort me on a 90-minute tour of the place. His objective is plain: convince an American journalist that the abuse associated with the old detention site at Bagram is a relic of the past. Martins has moved me through Parwan briskly. But now he gets very deliberate.

Entering the back seat of the SUV that’ll take us back within Bagram’s main gates, Martins looks me in the eye. “You have looked at everything,” he says.

For nearly a year, human righ…

Patients Say Abilify Turned Them Into Compulsive Gamblers and Sex Addicts

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Patients Say Abilify Turned Them Into Compulsive Gamblers and Sex Addicts


A year after her father took hostages and committed suicide by cop, Lucy kept freezing in the supermarket aisle.
“I couldn’t breathe, literally, my husband would often have to come pick me up from whatever aisle of the store I was stuck in and drive me home,” the traumatized daughter confided in a letter she wrote to her attorney that he provided to The Daily Beast.
The woman who had been happily married for 25 years was now sitting on a psychiatrist’s couch and popping a daily regimen of meds that she called the “pharmaceutical cocktail.”

They included Abilify, which was supposed to aid in treating her post-traumatic stress disorder. “So began a life that was hazy, kind of disconnected,” she described in the letter.

Lucy blames the drug for her insatiable hunger for gambling that saw her drive at all hours of the night to Cripple Creek, a legion of Wild West-themed casinos in Colorado.

“I started going all the time,” …

You vote like Forrest Gump

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You vote like Forrest Gump
By Christopher R Rice


Listening to my fellow Americans drone on and on in favor or in fear of Obama or Trump has brought me to the conclusion that when it comes to voting, you are Forrest Gump. Think about it for a second and it explains a lot, doesn't it? If you don't understand, I dug up an old article that might just help...

Obama Signs Bill To Extend Bush Tax Cuts
ByBrian MontopoliCBS News December 17, 2010

In a display of compromise rarely seen during his time in office, President Obama has signed into law a $858 billion tax cut bill despite the misgivings of members of both parties.

"We are here with some good news for the American people this holiday season," Mr. Obama said.

The bill, which was largely worked out earlier this month between the White House and Congressional Republicans, extends the Bush-era tax cuts for all Americans for two years, extends unemployment benefits for 13 months and includes a one-year Social Security tax cut,…

Reagan’s Legacy:

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Reagan’s Legacy: By Peter Dreier As some Americans mourn the death of Ronald Reagan, let us recall that the two-term president was no friend to America’s cities or its poor. Reagan came to office in 1981 with a mandate to reduce federal spending. In reality, he increased it through the escalating military budget, all the while slashing funds for domestic programs that assisted working class Americans, particularly the poor. Reagan’s fans give him credit for restoring the nation’s prosperity. But whatever economic growth occurred during the Reagan years only benefited those already well off. The income gap between the rich and everyone else in America widened. Wages for the average worker declined and the nation’s homeownership rate fell. During Reagan’s two terms in the White House, which were boon times for the rich, the poverty rate in cities grew. His indifference to urban problems was legendary. Reagan owed little to urban voters, big-city mayors, black or Hispanic leaders, or labor u…

The Super Rich are bringing back Slavery

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The Super Rich are bringing back Slavery
By Christopher R Rice


The site of my eldest son's first school has a plaque that marks it as the final stop of the "Underground railroad".

HUMAN BEINGS seeking LIFE outside the horror of psychopathic will for profit were delivered after HARROWING experiences to Canada.

I am astounded and humbled by this statement of Harriet Tubman's. It is so current and so valid today.


DEBT slavery to banks has made so many people live lives of 'quiet desperation' that no one realizes their slavery and NOW when the top .01% have made their final play to institutionalize SLAVERY again- people do not care to know.

Related article:Trump plan would mean middle class tax increase


No one knows or cares the Donald Trumps, the Clintons, the Bush's ENSLAVED our children to corporations- aka- the top .01% Who already sent kids of nations to war to die for their profit. Who already awarded themselves NOBEL PRIZES for LIES like Trickle down econom…

Fidel RIP

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Fidel RIP
By Christopher R Rice


The Guardian: The CIA conspired with a Chicago gangster described as "the chieftain of the Cosa Nostra and the successor to Al Capone" in a bungled 1960 attempt to assassinate Fidel Castro, the leader of Cuba's communist revolution, according to classified documents published by the agency.

The disclosure is contained in a 702-page CIA dossier known as the "Family Jewels" compiled at the behest of then agency director James Schlesinger in 1973.

According to a memo written at the time, the purpose of the dossier was to identify all current and pastCIAactivities that "conflict with the provisions of the National Security Act of 1947" - and were, in other words, illegal.

The dossier covers operations including domestic surveillance, kidnapping, infiltration of anti-war movements, and the bugging of leading journalists.

The documents released yesterday describe how a CIA officer, Richard Bissell, approached the CIA's Office …