Does the US Intelligence Community have NSA-sourced leverage that allows it to avoid — to refuse — being sequestered? Is there a shadow government? These are questions asked on this program. Is Dick Cheney still in charge? What’s different? “The Orwellian scale.” “Post office taking a photo of every envelope.”
Phi Beta Iota: Tice came out eight years prior to Snowden, but was successfully marginalized during those eight years. Tice did not take paper with him — Snowden did. We at Phi Beta Iota have no direct knowledge.
Bamford, James (2009). The Shadow Factory: The NSA from 9/11 to the Eavesdropping on America (Anchor)
Kreig, Andrew (2013). Presidential Puppetry: Obama, Romney and Their Masters (Eagle View Books)