Nice deflection piece. Doesn’t even mention the NSA tap rooms or their media storage facilities in San Antonio and Bluffdale. Last I checked, someone pointed this out in the comments and the author deigned to respond.

Judge Napolitano says that the FBI already knew about Petraeus’ mistress over a year ago because of background checks due his position as a civilian public servant. Everyone is so full of shit, whether out of ignorance or deception.


The U.S. government — and likely your own government, for that matter — is either watching your online activity every minute of the day through automated methods and non-human eavesdropping techniques, or has the ability to dip in as and when it deems necessary — sometimes with a warrant, sometimes without.

That tin-foil hat really isn’t going to help. Take it off, you look silly.

Gen. David Petraeus, the former head of the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, resigned over the weekend after he was found to have engaged in an extra-marital affair. What caught Petraeus out was, of all things, his usage of Google’s online email service, Gmail.

This has not only landed the former CIA chief in hot water but has ignited the debate over how, when, and why governments and law enforcement agencies are able to access ordinary citizens’ email accounts, even if they are the head of the…

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