A mystery poster on Gonzales, the RNC emails, and more
In my post below, I give voice to the increasingly popular suspicion that the NSA surveillance program at the heart of the controversial testimony by Attorney General Alberto Gonzales was being used to “mine” data on the administration’s political enemies in an election year. A good case can, I think, be made for this idea.
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To those who are asking for views/comments/reactions, I would encourage you to take a large perspective on this Gonzalez situation. I’m going to point you to something that may not seem related, but with time you’ll see there is something to this. 1 Enter at URL [ http://mpuc.informe.org/easyfile/easyweb.php?func=easyweb_query ] 2. At the second block, “Case ID” — Enter this number [ ] The case file you are looking at is the backup information and messages related to the Maine Power Utility Lawsuit against Verizon. This relates to the recent ruling that the state AG’s of Vermont, Maine, Missouri, and New Jersey can proceed with the litigation on re NSA at the _state_ level. Recall DoJ threatened to sue the state AGs to dissuade them from taking action, in re Honorable Vaughn R. Walker. There are some important things to notice in the casefile: If you go through the records, as you have with the DOJ E-mail dumps you’re going to see some interesting things. * Disclosed Verizon E-mail Addresses Link To NSA, FISA Intermediaries [Disclosures mean Verizon cannot hide e-mails from Grand Jury]