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Is the CIA Everywhere? Maybe Your Paranoia is Justified

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Anyhow, I wasn't told the reason and was simply left to ponder how come our Constitution is being violated. Let's say it gave me pause. I've seen it firsthand. And that's another reason why I am writing this book, because I believe it's vital to our democracy to see the hidden pattern that's been undermining this country for most of my lifetime. The Bush Administration, which made lying into an "art form" that took us into the Iraq War, was in a way the logical extension of all the cover-ups, crimes, and conspiracies that preceded it.

The National Security Act of 1947, according to the  CIA's own website , "made a crucial concession to members concerned about threats to civil liberties. It drew a bright line between foreign and domestic intelligence and assigning these realms, in effect, to the CIA and the Federal Bureau of Investigation, respectively. The CIA, furthermore, would have no 'police, subpoena, or law enforcement powers,' according to the act." 

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If what Ventura reports happened in 1999, one wonders how bad things are now. If there were CIA operatives in every state government back then, are CIA or Homeland Security agents also present in every major city now? How far does the national security blanket extend at this point in time? And who would be willing to admit it or report on it?  These are troubling questions for those who still care about our constitutional civil liberties.

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Arlen is a writer/blogger living in Monterey, CA. His political blog is He writes a weekly quotation quiz "What's Your QQ?" (Quotation Quotient) for the Monterey Herald, as well as a website and (more...)

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Our civil liberties keep eroding, but our politici... by Arlen Grossman on Saturday, Sep 29, 2012 at 2:27:47 AM
It's not that the media doesn't care about our lib... by Deborah Dills on Saturday, Sep 29, 2012 at 5:09:21 PM
doesn't mean they're not out to get you: clic... by Daniel Geery on Saturday, Sep 29, 2012 at 12:08:11 PM
I have read in numerous published articles that th... by Bill Johnson on Saturday, Sep 29, 2012 at 1:18:24 PM
"Just because you're paranoid doesn't mean they ar... by Sister Begonia on Saturday, Sep 29, 2012 at 2:02:22 PM
CIA have most of its covert operations made by the... by jean labrek on Saturday, Sep 29, 2012 at 4:06:48 PM
Naomi Wolf, activist, writer speaks the truth abou... by Deborah Dills on Saturday, Sep 29, 2012 at 5:02:04 PM
I had the feeling in meeting Sen. Kirsten Gillibra... by Peter Duveen on Saturday, Sep 29, 2012 at 9:09:43 PM
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imagine if all the energy and money spend trying t... by MITYOJAB on Tuesday, Oct 2, 2012 at 7:59:14 PM
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