Does the government want us to know it’s spying on us?

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Does the government want us to know it’s spying on us?

By Jon Rappoport

March 19, 2014

www.nomorefakenews.com

The President’s own task force concluded that NSA spying in the US hadn’t prevented a single act of terrorism (e.g.,Washington Post, 12/23/13) (see also this and this).

The spying is really about gathering information on everybody. Innocent citizens.

But if citizens didn’t know the NSA was engaged in such a gargantuan program of snooping…they would, in blithe ignorance, just go about their business and live their lives.

The point is this: the most effective means of curtailing dissent and creating a cautious conforming population isn’t the spying itself. It’s letting people know the spying is happening all the time.

And since curtailing dissent and creating conformity are strategic aims of the Surveillance State, citizens need to know they’re being watched.

And now they do know. In spades.

Have you seen any…

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