Using Soros funded Mother Jones is questionable.
But you Progressives need to get it together.
You are stating NSA can at will look through the data without a court order.
Here Feinstein is attempting to make it sound like searching the records must be court approved.
"Clapper’s terms—specific facts, particular basis—created an impression that the court applied these standards as a gatekeeper, case by case. Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Mich.), chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, added to that impression three days later. In an interview on This Week, Rogers described the court's role in the phone records program:“The court said,'Put all of that information in a box, and hold that information. And when you want to access that information, you have to use this very specific court-ordered approval process.'”
On June 12, NSA Director Keith Alexander gave a similar account. He told a Senate committee:
“What we create is a set of data, and we put it out here, and then only under specific times can we query that data.… So the methodology would be,‘Let's put into a secure environment call detail records.… We won't search that unless we have some reasonable, articulable suspicion about terrorist-related organizations.’ If we see that, we have to prove that we have that. Then, given that, we can now look and say,‘Who was this guy talking to in the United States and why?’”
Later in the hearing, Sen. Dianne Feinstein,(D-Calif.,) chairwoman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, read from a summary of the phone surveillance program. She said the NSA “can only look at that data after showing that there is a reasonable, articulable suspicion that a specific individual is involved in terrorism.” Feinstein asked Alexander whether her summary was accurate. He said it was."
So which is it lily?
That's y'all's problem, if it sounds good enough to you that it SHOULD be the truth you run with it regardless of its authenticity.
In most circles its known as "lying".