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Thursday, May 16, 2013


Posted: 16 May 2013 01:00 AM PDT

Holder Isn't Sure
How Often Reporters' Records Are Seized

The 1984 Police State  -  It is interesting that the mainstream press has been nearly silent about the massive growth of the bi-partisan 1984 surveillance state until the Associated Press was targeted by Big Brother.

Now in a pure cover your ass move Comrade Attorney Gen. Eric Holder says he is not sure how many times such information has been seized by government investigators in the four years he's led Justice.

Pure 100% Bullshit.

During an interview with NPR's Carrie Johnson on Tuesday, Holder was asked how often his department has obtained such records of journalists' work reports NPR.

"I'm not sure how many of those cases ... I have actually signed off on," Holder said. "I take them very seriously. I know that I have refused to sign a few [and] pushed a few back for modifications."

On Morning Edition, Carrie added that Holder declined to say whether there will be a review of the Justice Department's policy on searches of reporters' records.

Tuesday, NPR and other media organizations joined in a letter sent to Holder by the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press. In it, the news outlets ask that the Justice Department:

— "Immediately return the telephone toll records obtained and destroy all copies, as requested by The Associated Press."

— "Announce whether it has served any other pending news media-related subpoenas that have not yet been disclosed."

At a news conference Tuesday, Holder said the AP records were seized as part of an investigation into leaks about a CIA operation in Yemen that stopped an airliner bombing plot.

He will be asked about the search of the reporters' phone logs at a House Judiciary Committee hearing Wednesday afternoon. Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., says "Congress and the American people expect answers and accountability."

Judge Andrew Napolitano on the DOJ vs AP 


1984 is Here

"Political tags - such as royalist, communist, democrat, populist, fascist, liberal, conservative, and so forth - are never basic criteria. The human race divides politically into those who want people to be controlled and those who have no such desire."  - - - Robert A. Heinlein

Below are a few of our most recent articles on the march to a 1984 Police State:

THE FEDERALIST - "Immigration used as a cover for Big Brother scans of your body"

THE FEDERALIST - "Chuck Hagel turns military into politically correct pansies"

THE FEDERALIST - "Police sued for secretly collecting data on your movements"

THE FEDERALIST - "AT&T spies on you for Big Brother Obama"

THE FEDERALIST - "1984 Big Brother removes 40,000 words from the language"

THE FEDERALIST - "GOP wants employer access to your Facebook page"

THE FEDERALIST - "Big Brother DHS Drones That Can Detect Guns"

THE FEDERALIST - "ATF to build secret files on Americans"

THE FEDERALIST - "Feds spy on "Anti-Government Americans"

THE FEDERALIST - "500 secret Big Brother cameras in one county's buildings"

THE FEDERALIST - "US Military to record every phone conversation"

THE FEDERALIST - "Democrats and GOP join to create a Police State"

THE FEDERALIST - "Government Internet Blocks on "Porn" - Is News Next?"

THE FEDERALIST - "Feds want to nationalize Internet and phones"

THE FEDERALIST - "Conservatives force doctors to spy for the government"

THE FEDERALIST - "San Francisco sets up 1984 spy system"

THE FEDERALIST - "DHS to install microphones on city streets"

THE FEDERALIST - "Your Doctor to act as a spy for Big Government"

THE FEDERALIST - "Feds illegally "archive" every Tweet ever sent"
THE FEDERALIST - "Verizon DVR will spy on you inside your home"

THE FEDERALIST - "Rand Paul - Is 1984 Now?"

THE FEDERALIST - "Feds gear up illegal facial recognition tacking system"

"People simply disappeared, always during the night. Your name was removed from the registers, every record of everything you had ever done was wiped out, your one-time existence was denied and then forgotten. You were abolished, annihilated: vaporized was the usual word."
- George Orwell, 1984, Book 1, Chapter 1

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