“…Americans have learned that the National Security Agency has been spying on Americans without judicial approval. We learned about this not from the Administration, but from the New York Times and USA Today. Every time a revelation came out, President Bush refused to answer questions from Congress…
Americans fought a Revolution in part over the right to be free from unreasonable searches – to ensure that our government couldn’t come knocking in the middle of the night for no reason. We need to find a way forward to make sure that we can stop terrorists while protecting the privacy, and liberty, of innocent Americans.”
Senator Barack Obama, May 26, 2006, speaking about the Bush domestic spying program, at the confirmation hearing of General Michael Hayden as CIA Director.
There seems to be a really wide gulf between candidate Obama and President Obama.
It would be an understatement to say I’m extremely disappointed in President Obama. The type of change I was looking for when I voted for him was most definitely not having the US changed into a police state. I have to admit right now, I’m sorry I voted for him.
The disappointments pile up. And sadly, they started early on. Continue reading “Big Brother Is Watching You!”