'Public opinion polls are clear that a majority of Americans recognize that there has been an unacceptable loss of civil liberties in the so-called pursuit of anti-terrorism,' said Messineo.
Democracy is premised on the notion that the government operates with the consent of the people, and its authority derives from the people, and its operations serve the people as the people democratically define their interests. Today, government targets the people as 'adversaries.' -- Carl Messineo interviewed on 'A Deeper Look' (KBOO radio)
We recognize and the people across the US recognize that Edward Snowden is an American hero and a hero to democracy worldwide.
Demonstrators marched on Capitol Hill protesting NSA surveillance while U.S. intelligence officials are bracing for yet more Snowden disclosures. Michael Isikoff reports.
Mara Verheyden-Hilliard discusses the newly revealed NSA surveillance program, how it ties into other domestic spying projects, and what the PCJF is doing in response.