CIA Secret Government Operating Far Above the Law


The passage of the USA FREEDOM Act and the expiration of parts of the PATRIOT Act are being hailed as monumental steps in ending unwarranted surveillance, but former congressman and presidential candidate Ron Paul disputed the fact that laws to curb mass surveillance are rather meaningless when dealing with lawless, rogue unaccountable parts of the shadow government.

Criminals don’t follow the laws, and regardless, there is no one who has the CIA, the NSA or a dozen other intelligence agencies on a leash.

Ron Paul further delved into the problems with the CIA. Sputnik reports:

While some may be cheering the expiration of the Patriot Act – however temporary it may be – former presidential candidate Ron Paul notes: before Americans applaud a minor step toward transparency, they should recognize the corrosive nature of the CIA, a secret government operating far above the law.

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