A top secret NSA wiretapping facility in Georgia accused of spying on Americans illegally was hastily staffed with inexperienced reservists in the months following September 11, where they worked under conflicting orders and with little supervision, according to three former workers at the spy complex.
"Nobody knew exactly what the heck we were doing," said a former translator for the project, code named Highlander, who spoke on condition of anonymity. "We were figuring out the rules as we were going along."
Former Army Reserve linguist Adrienne Kinne, who worked at the facility at Fort Gordon, won new attention this week for her year-old claim that she and her group intercepted and transcribed satellite phone calls of American civilians in the Middle East for the National Security Agency. Senate intelligence committee chair Jay Rockefeller (D-W.Va.) opened a probe into the alleged abuses after ABC News reported on them Thursday.
Threat Level spoke with Kinne extensively last year about the alleged systematic surveillance of Americans and others operating in the Middle East following the 9/11 attacks. She provided a number of details about some of the calls and how the operation was conducted.
Wow, I feel so… safe…
As advertised. Well, except, not on Monday like usual.
The Museum of the Moving Image presents The Living Room Candidate: Presidential Campaign Commercials 1952-2008.
There’s some pretty great [and ridiculous/scary/ignorant/retahded] stuff collected on this site, definitely worth checking out as the current election reaches new levels of smear/pathetic.
So, we haven’t got a Monday documentary for you yet, but we do have the newest attack ad from John son of Cain. (Farcical, ninjas, farcical)
I watched some of Head of State last night - not Chris Rock’s best work, but this scene here was killin’ me. Expect this to happen next month, my ninjas.
John McCain called me last night about the Patriots… to reassure me that the fundamentals of our team are strong.AA Refer to above video for all other inquiries.
Treal TV 2, starring the late Mac Dre, aka Ronald Dregan, aka, Pill Clinton, aka,AA Thizelle Washington aka Mohammed Ali Boo Boo is somehow up on google video.AA If you’re a west coaster, or if you love hip hop, jump on it!
I’m glad Puffy’s kids can grow up with a drunk ignorant negro superhero, too.AA Diddy, dude, you are such a clown.AA I love you.