US Senator Rand Paul, Warning About Spying, Faults Obama

Senator Rand Paul, Republican of Kentucky, said Wednesday that President Obama should be particularly wary of domestic spying, given the government’s history of eavesdropping on civil rights leaders like the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., injecting the issue of race into the contentious debate over surveillance.”I find it ironic that the first African-American president has without compunction allowed this vast exercise of raw power by the N.S.A.,” Mr. Paul said in an address at the University of California, Berkeley.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/20/us/politics/rand-paul-speaks-at-berkeley.htmlAlso see:Rand Paul denounces NSA surveillance in fiery speech to Berkeley crowd
Senator Rand Paul has launched another broadside against government surveillance from the liberal bastion of University of California, Berkeley.The standard bearer of the right and potential Republican presidential candidate earned a standing ovation on Wednesday evening by warning of “dystopian nightmares” unless intelligence agencies were reined in.
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/mar/20/rand-paul-berkeley-speech-surveillance

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