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Big Government Doubles Spying Program Spending to $80 Billion

December 19, 2014—We all know that Congress just passed a huge funding bill for next year, $1.1 trillion, without even counting in the Department of Homeland Security and not counting all the supplemental bills that will come up and the needs to keep fighting the war, so it will be much bigger than that.

In this bill, they had some funding for the intelligence agencies. Of course, there’s a number they throw out, but nobody actually knows. Even though I was in Congress, it’s very difficult. Even if you were exposed to some of the documents, you never see the big picture. It is estimate that CIA and all the agencies got $80 billion to spy on Americans and whomever else they want to spy on around the world.

Now before 9/11, we were spending $40 billion and they had gathered a lot of information, adequate information. Those who were in charge, if they put it all together, they could have figured out that there was a big event coming. But the $40 billion came up short and the efficiency of the system didn’t work, so the demand was for more money, and they’re getting more money, $80 billion plus. The big thing is there’s even more to it than this. The secret, secret funding is how the CIA gets money off budget. It has been said that it’s been done from the very beginning. Since World War II, a spy agency is exempt from everything. Their activities are exempt, their funding is exempt, so they’re a government unto themselves.

You say, well, that can’t be possible. We’ve just had an investigation and we proved that the CIA is up to no good in the torture. That’s one small item. It’s good that we got some more information, but believe me, their secrecy and their secret government is still in place and they still have a lot of people involved and a lot of funding. During Iran-Contra, it was able to fund a program. . . .
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Senate Clears Spending Bill Funding Obama’s Executive Amnesty

December 15, 2014—We’ve just seen the CRombnibus bill passed by the House of Representatives, and the Senate I’m sure will do the same thing shortly, and it was a huge bill; $1.1 trillion, and it tides the government over into next year and everybody is happy except the conservatives and the liberals.

It was a split vote. The total vote was 219-206. Not exactly a landslide for support of the legislation, but a lot of people voted against it because there wasn’t enough money, and then a lot of Republicans voted against it because it was too much money and they weren’t doing the right things.

Anyway, the bill gets passed and it moves on, and even though there’s a lot of people complaining that it was irresponsible, don’t sweat it because I have a quote here from somebody in a very important position that will explain to us why you shouldn’t worry about this. This is a good piece of legislation as far as he is concerned.

Let me read about that. This comes from The Speaker of the House John Boehner. This is what he said so rest assured that the bill has to be okay. “House passes responsible spending bill,” according to John Boehner. Here he goes, “With a bipartisan vote The House has passed a responsible bill to keep the government running and address the American people’s priorities.” Well that sounds very reasonable. I wish they would protect my priorities of liberty, but that’s not the case. . . .

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