New revelations have surfaced that the Obama administration abused intelligence during the election by launching a massive domestic-spy campaign that included snooping on Trump officials.
The irony is mind-boggling: Targeting political opposition is long a technique of police states like Russia, which Team Obama has loudly condemned for allegedly using its own intelligence agencies to hack into our election.
The revelations, as well as testimony this week from former Obama intel officials, show the extent to which the Obama administration politicized and weaponized intelligence against Americans.
Thanks to Circa News, we now know the National Security Agency under President Barack Obama routinely violated privacy protections while snooping through foreign intercepts involving US citizens — and failed to disclose the breaches, prompting the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court a month before the election to rebuke administration officials.
The story concerns what’s known as “upstream” data collection under Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, under which the NSA looks at the content of electronic communication. Upstream refers to intel scooped up about third parties: Person A sends Person B an e-mail mentioning Person C. Though Person C isn’t a party to the e-mail, his information will be scooped up and potentially used by the NSA.
Further, the number of NSA data searches about Americans mushroomed after Obama loosened rules for protecting such identities from government officials and thus the reporters they talk to.
🇺🇸 Patriotic 🇺🇸 Bloomer/Shortie Paired with "Navy Blue" Belly Top both listed in our Etsy shop. Available in all styles and/or in sets with choice of head piece (12mon - 5T) Shop link in Bio ⬆️ Take advantage of our anniversary sale happening now #Patriotic#America#Handmade 💙
**IM BACK** 😪😪 After a incredible two weeks away in #Disney & #Universal Orlando- I'm back to reality. I'm sure I've doubled my body weight over this trip with all the super sized meals I've eaten but ya know, I was on #vacaaay . 💁 as much as it sucks to be back, I'm Looking forward to settling back in to routine and getting back in the #gym . Rest is great an all, but I definitely feel like I need a good ol' sweaty session 💦💪🏼 Have a great Sunday you guys!