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The Lawmakers charged with overseeing the NSA receive millions from intelligence companies

December 12, 2013

 A few months ago the Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs took the United States to the brink of WWIII when they voted to approve Barack Obama’s plan to attack Syria. War was averted when Vladimir Putin, of all people, stepped in and saved the day.

  Shortly after that crisis was averted  we learned that the members of the Foreign Affairs Committee who voted in favor of Barack Obama’s war resolution just happened to receive 83% more in campaign donations than those members who voted against the resolution. Just follow the money…..

  Fast forward to today and the NSA spying scandal. Have you ever wondered why there is not more outrage among our elected officials about this?

  It turns out that the people who are overseeing the NSA surveillance program just happen to be the recipients of millions of dollars from the intelligence companies.

Every member who sits on the committees that oversee government intelligence operations has received campaign contributions from the top twenty largest intelligence companies in the United States, according to a new report.

Amid the NSA scandal, the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence — the committees in charge of oversight — denied stricter reform attempts to the NSA programs and instead propelled legislation aimed at restoring their trust. The committees are intended to keep waste, fraud, and abuse in check given most of these programs are hidden from the general public.

Every single member on the committees received campaign contributions from the largest intelligence companies in the U.S. performing services for the the government.

  Again, just follow the money…..

  It is clear that the people we have entrusted to uphold the constitution and protect our rights are more interested in protecting themselves and will do nothing that could possibly threaten their campaign coffers. Their power is more important to them than our rights are and until we purge the Federal government of these pariahs we will be at the subjected to the will of those who care more about ruling us than they do about protecting our rights. 

14 Comments leave one →
  1. December 12, 2013 9:49 pm

    Reblogged this on Brittius.com.

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  2. December 12, 2013 10:16 pm

    We have the best politicians money can buy.

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  3. MaddMedic permalink
    December 13, 2013 12:49 am

    Reblogged this on Freedom Is Just Another Word… and commented:
    You scratch my back and I’ll scratch yours….Term limits…Hell 25 to life in prison would be good also!!

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  4. cmblake6 permalink
    December 14, 2013 3:39 am

    Reblogged this on Cmblake6's Weblog and commented:
    As usual, Steve from America’s Watchtower is on fire. Since my last visit/pirate, he has written some awesome stuff. I’m going to highly recommend you go look his stuff over. Otherwise I’m going tobe reblogging until dawn.

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    • December 14, 2013 8:50 pm

      Thank you for the reblog and the compliment!

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      • cmblake6 permalink
        December 15, 2013 3:34 am

        You deserve it, my friend. You really are that good!

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  5. LD Jackson permalink
    December 14, 2013 8:24 am

    The bureaucracy we have created may be the death of our republic. I am afraid we would be more than a little disturbed if we realized just how deep this corruption goes in our government.

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    • December 14, 2013 8:51 pm

      This is just the tip of the iceberg, who knows what else is actually going on that we have not learned about yet.

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  6. Chris permalink
    December 14, 2013 8:53 pm

    Nothing new here. The system is too corrupt to be fixed. The systemic problems are way too complex to be altered by changing leaders or parties. Reform would have to affect the business sector, education institutions and government at all levels. There are too many palms being greased to allow change to occur.

    http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2013/10/21/Congress-Charges-Secret-Fee-to-Land-Top-Committee-Spots

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    • December 14, 2013 9:01 pm

      Thanks for the link, I will check it out but I fear you are right about this not being fixable.

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