Andrew Napolitano on the Dangers of Domestic Spying


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The whole NSA spying apparatus was sold to Congress as a limited mechanism for combating foreign terrorists. How putting the intimate thoughts of all Americans who use telephones and the Internet under the federal microscope helps to fight foreign terrorists has never been explained in a public court—only in a secret one. But using this extra-constitutional means to fight crime brings us closer to a Soviet-style and value-free police state. Furthermore, as Judge Andrew Napolitano questions, why are the DHS, the DoJ, the DoD, the DEA, the CIA, the IRS, and the FBI all in on it?