"Like its predecessor, the Obama administration says it cannot count how many people in the U.S. have had their telephone calls and emails monitored by government agents in national security investigations under federal surveillance law. The national intelligence office said in a letter this week to two Senate Democrats that it was "not reasonably possible to identify the number."The senators, Ron Wyden of Oregon and Mark Udall of Colorado, worry that the government may be monitoring communications of law-abiding citizens with inadequate justification."US cannot say how many had communications watched - Thursday, July 28, 2011 | 1:21 p.m. - Las Vegas Sun
Sunday, July 31, 2011
That Many!?! The George W. Obama Administration Continues to Spy on U.S. Citizens Under FISA But Can't Say How Many?
Punditry by Nick Hentoff