(1) Publicly reporting cases of domestic breaches of constitutional rights.
(2) Publicly reporting legal information mining in the international theater.
In case (1) you might have my attention and we could negotiate a sentence. In case (2) he deserves the highest possible punishment. Think Madoff and Noriega as examples of the quality of his crime.
"...and no Warrant shall issue but upon probable cause..." is fairly plain English, and not difficult to understand. English is not my secondary language.
Further, I understand the dynamic that power corrupts, and absolute power corrupts absolutely.
As the rules of American Jurisprudence states, fraud vitiates everything. The presence of fraud renders a legal action invalid. Fraud in any form cancels any legal document.
When the government commits fraud against the people, the legal contract has been severed.
I understand that reality does not frequently comport with the law, but the law is quite clear about fraud.
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What is typical Newspeak is, for example, that Snowden harmed the US by revealing the crimes. Or, that ISIS is some sort of threat to the US. Or, that Putin himself shot down MH 17.
The Global War On Terror is a government term coined during Dubya's administration. It was bull**** then and it's bull**** now.
I have to bump this. I was out of the country for work for a few months and as a rule I don't discuss politics on the internet outside of Five Eye countries. It's just common sense. Anywho:
But...you just said legality doesn't matter. Whether or not something is constitutional is a legal discussion.The real question is: does the nature of collection performed by the NSA satisfy the requirement for specific oversight as outlined by the Fourth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States of America?
The whole modern world has divided itself into Conservatives and Progressives. The business of Progressives is to go on making mistakes. The business of Conservatives is to prevent mistakes from being corrected.