Sunday, August 18, 2013

Using Terrorism Laws To Harrass the Public

They completely abused their own terrorism law for reasons having nothing whatsoever to do with terrorism: a potent reminder of how often governments lie when they claim that they need powers to stop "the terrorists", and how dangerous it is to vest unchecked power with political officials in its name.

--From a piece (here) by Glenn Greenwald, the Guardian reporter who has been exposing the NSA's tactics, following the arrest of his life partner at Hethrow Airport today on, basically, trumped up charges..

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