Originally Posted by Ant-manic
where are these crackdowns occurring? i don't see anyone stopping those dbags from wearing cardboard boxes on their heads.
Counter-intelligence is used so they don't have to resort to wide-scale black bagging.
Keep the opposition confused and divided with planted operatives. There' probably hundreds of ways to divert systematic change.
The point is there's no reason to spy on EVERYONE to stop a relatively small amount of Jihadists. If they want to spy on even one, single American they should require a damn good reason. How about a warrant for every individual case? There's a reason the founders created language to protect all Americans from unnecessary search and seizure.