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Old News, Nauseating News

I know — this is “old news” it refers to a Wired story from 2012 (and by “old” I guess we’re supposed to read “unimportant”). Still, $40 Million seems like a pretty big commitment to just slide under the table:

22 Nauseating Quotes From Hypocritical Establishment Politicians About The NSA Spying Scandal

Right now, the NSA is building a data collection center out in Utah that is so massive that it is hard to describe with words.  It is going to cost 40 million dollars a year just to provide the energy needed to run it.  According to a 2012 Wired article entitled “The NSA Is Building the Country’s Biggest Spy Center (Watch What You Say)“, this data center will contain “the complete contents of private emails, cell phone calls, and Google searches” in addition to “parking receipts, travel itineraries, bookstore purchases” and anything else that the NSA decides to collect…

And the quotes …. Al Franken used to have a lot of interest in “Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them” But, that was then, now his quote comes in at #5: Continue reading

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