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DOJ Secretly Obtains Months Of AP Phone Records; AP Condemns 'Unprecedented Intrusion'

On 5-12-13 the DOJ notified the Associated Press that they were under investigation for over two years and had obtained all telephone conversations over a unspecified time frame throughout all AP offices and switchboards.

Only one person could authorize this type of investigation the AG himself.
The administration keeps saying how shocked they are but no one has been fired, censured, or replaced ....

The debate is: Has "Big Brother" become a reality.

This was reported by the far left leaning and highly in favor of the current administration ... the Huffington Post. Again not a national story.

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    May 14 2013: Why do you write it is not a national story? It is featured on the front page of the New York Times, the Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, and in my local paper. Those are only the ones I have checked.

    I don't watch network or cable news, so I can't speak to that.
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      May 14 2013: Sorry, Here in podunk the papers I have access to have not covered it yet. I do watch about four different news channels and have not heard about it from them either. I did post this sorta quick. I could have waited for more info. Perhaps good advice for next time.

      As always. Thanks. Bob.
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        May 14 2013: It's coming up, I am sure. The lead story in my local paper is split in two sections side by side. One is about the IRS targeting the conservative groups and Obama's response to it. The other is about AP's letter and the DOJ's getting the phone records. It's not a good week for the White House.
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          May 14 2013: Not just the last week ... seems to be something every week since the election starting with the use of drone against US citizens ....

          Thanks. Bob.

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