RESPONSES TO WEEK 5 – NSA SURVEILLANCE BILL PASSES AFTER WEEKS-LONG SHOWDOWN

http://www.cnn.com/2015/06/02/politics/senate-usa-freedom-act-vote-patriot-act-nsa/

(Crucial Update made on September 7, 2015)

In Jeremy Diamond’s article “NSA Surveillance Bill Passes After Weeks-Long Shutdown” (2015), he suggests that ending the NSA surveillance program will restore human rights that were formerly violated. 

Two Deviant Phrases
“Defense Hawk” =
This is a real political term! It means politicians who favor defense in times on conflict.
“Metadata” =
This is “data about data”. This includes phone records, email logs, and even more!
Two Vocabulary Words
Staunch – loyal and committed in attitude
Expeditiously – characterized by promptness
 
Two Abstract Connections 
With practices such as spying on domestic citizens, the United States is becoming more like the government found in George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four.
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Mo Money, Mo Problems by The Notorious B.I.G., Puff Daddy, and Ma$e
“Federal agents mad because I’m flagrant, tapped the cell and the phone in the basement”
Is Biggie’s prophecy coming true?
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