Comments on: The ‘secrecy industrial complex’ http://blogs.reuters.com/david-rohde/2013/06/11/the-intelligence-industrial-complex/ Fri, 31 Jul 2015 03:37:49 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: logicus http://blogs.reuters.com/david-rohde/2013/06/11/the-intelligence-industrial-complex/#comment-2870 Sat, 15 Jun 2013 21:45:23 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/david-rohde/?p=2057#comment-2870 If the government has done nothing wrong, it would not have to be so secretive.

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By: ccdiane http://blogs.reuters.com/david-rohde/2013/06/11/the-intelligence-industrial-complex/#comment-2865 Fri, 14 Jun 2013 14:40:54 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/david-rohde/?p=2057#comment-2865 “Last year, 99 percent of the Booz’s $3.8 billion in revenue came from government contracts.”

Booz Allen is a government contractor. Their company–which has been around for a very long time–exists to provide intelligence services the government needs. Why wouldn’t 99% of their income come from government contractors?

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By: ccdiane http://blogs.reuters.com/david-rohde/2013/06/11/the-intelligence-industrial-complex/#comment-2864 Fri, 14 Jun 2013 14:37:21 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/david-rohde/?p=2057#comment-2864 “An odd thing is happening in the world’s self-declared pinnacle of democracy. No one — except a handful of elected officials and an army of contractors — is allowed to know how America’s surveillance leviathan works.”

This is not new. It’s also not news. We’ve had spies for as long as we’ve had people. And if a young white man wasn’t the one who committed this crime–for instance, if his name was Muhammad Ahmad and his skin was olive-toned–there wouldn’t be a bunch of people turning him into a hero.

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By: BidnisMan http://blogs.reuters.com/david-rohde/2013/06/11/the-intelligence-industrial-complex/#comment-2859 Wed, 12 Jun 2013 08:16:24 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/david-rohde/?p=2057#comment-2859 The NSA building is incomplete. They still need to build the flaming eye of Sauron that sits on top. /joke ha ha

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By: BidnisMan http://blogs.reuters.com/david-rohde/2013/06/11/the-intelligence-industrial-complex/#comment-2858 Wed, 12 Jun 2013 08:13:47 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/david-rohde/?p=2057#comment-2858 Nice photo of Snowden. There camera flash has created a yellow patch behind his head that many would view as a halo.

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