Posts Tagged ‘government spying’

Fe Fi Foe FISA


Wednesday February 7th, 2018   •   Posted by K. Lloyd Billingsley at 3:22pm PDT   •   0 Comments

Last month president Trump signed the FISA Amendments Reauthorization Act of 2017, extending the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act until December 31, 2023. The law “allows the Intelligence Community, under a robust regime of oversight by all three branches of Government, to collect critical intelligence on international terrorists, weapons proliferators, and other important foreign intelligence…
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FBI is not FYI


Friday December 15th, 2017   •   Posted by K. Lloyd Billingsley at 11:02am PDT   •   0 Comments

Elected representatives of the people have been investigating unlawful surveillance of American citizens through the FISA court. When representatives posed questions to FBI boss Christopher Wray he told them, “I’m not prepared to discuss what happened in the court,” though he obviously knew the answer. Instead of answering questions, Wray offered boilerplate praise for…
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The American Stasi Mounts a Surge


Wednesday December 3rd, 2014   •   Posted by K. Lloyd Billingsley at 4:58am PDT   •   0 Comments

This column has provided much evidence that government has institutionalized waste, fraud and abuse. None is more chilling than what former CBS television journalist Sharyl Attkisson describes in her new book, Stonewalled: My Fight for Truth Against the Forces of Obstruction, Intimidation, and Harassment in Obama’s Washington. Unlike most of what emerges from the…
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Big Brother Keeps Watching – But Not Necessarily Protecting


Wednesday January 16th, 2013   •   Posted by K. Lloyd Billingsley at 10:34am PDT   •   6 Comments

Federal authorities can continue to wiretap and conduct surveillance on non-Americans within the United States according to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) recently reauthorized by the U.S. Senate and earlier by the House. Senate majority leader Harry Reid said the measure was imperfect but necessary to “protect us from evil in this world.”…
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