Banner Archive

Marvel Comics Timeline
Godzilla Timeline



« I figured out how to save Sif and Red She-Hulk | Main | Someone on the internet is *wrong* »

The hits keep coming

Say what you will about Josh Marshall's personal thoughts, his site is definitely covering the NSA stuff. Here's a third major report on the subject. This one is pretty damning because it shows that even Senators who had concerns about these programs were unable to say anything about it, let alone try to rally up some opposition.

The same set of rules that muzzled [Senator Wyden] after the votes had been cast had also thwarted his ability to build any kind of constituency -- in the Senate or the broader public -- for his legislation. They even prevented him from saying precisely what the committee's business was or when it would be conducted.

By fnord12 | June 21, 2013, 11:08 AM | Liberal Outrage

Reference from SuperMegaMonkey

I guess they liked the way that worked out for the NSA so it's now the standard technique. Why debate anything in front of the rabble?    Read More: Why is the TPP agreement classified?