2/9/18 Brian Saady on NSA spying on Americans under 2017 FISA reauthorization

by | Feb 9, 2018

Author Brian Saady returns to the show to discuss his article “With the Shutdown Over, the Government Can Go Back to Suppressing Your Rights.” Saady explains in laymen’s terms FISA 702, which allows the NSA to monitor any American in communication with foreign targets concerning any foreign intelligence. Saady then turns back the clock and recalls how the history of the national security state has led to the current mass surveillance programs.

Brian Saady is the author of the three-part series “Rackets.” Check out his website at BrianSaady.com and follow him on Twitter @briansaady.

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Scott Horton is director of the Libertarian Institute, editorial director of Antiwar.com, host of Antiwar Radio on Pacifica, 90.7 FM KPFK in Los Angeles, California and podcasts the Scott Horton Show from ScottHorton.org. He’s the author of the 2017 book, Fool’s Errand: Time to End the War in Afghanistan and editor of The Great Ron Paul: The Scott Horton Show Interviews 2004–2019. He’s conducted more than 5,000 interviews since 2003. Scott lives in Austin, Texas with his wife, investigative reporter Larisa Alexandrovna Horton. He is a fan of, but no relation to the lawyer from Harper’s. Scott’s Twitter, YouTube, Patreon.

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