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Announced embassy and consulate closures continue all week. Perhaps longer if ordered. Doing so facilitates deception.
It reflects duplicitous fearmongering. It's to fool people. It serves America's hidden agenda. It targets dissent. It subverts civil liberties.
It's to silence lawless NSA spying critics. On Sunday TV talk shows, Republicans and Democrats agreed. Terror threats justify NSA surveillance, they claim.
According to Senator Saxby Chambliss (R. GA), there's "an awful lot of chatter out there." NSA monitors it electronically. "If we didn't have these programs then we simply wouldn't be able to listen in on the bad guys."
Senator Lindsey Graham (R. SC) said, "The NSA program is proving its worth yet again."