Seth Freed Wessler, NYPD Commissioner’s Spy Machine

March 5, 2012

Seth Freed Wessler (@SethFW) from Colorlines talks about the massive, unregulated, secret surveillance operation created by NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly.

And in Bob McDonnell’s Virginia over the weekend, a peaceful protest “threatens” the State Capitol, dogs and riot police called in.  Click thru to see the video and to get a show update.  Use this post as today’s thread. 

Also on the show, Sam on Juan Cole’s latest piece, Top Ten Dangers for Obama of Iran Sanctions on behalf of Israel. Eric Holder gives a speech today justifying the assassination of Americans abroad and as advertisers drop Rush Limbaugh over his attack on Sandra Fluke Sam does another Random Rush.

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