Wow. It isn't every day that Hollywood's Obama backers draw a straight line from Nixon to him.
We always thought that a coalition of tree huggers and tea partiers would be Washington's worst nightmare, and now that the NSA has managed to piss off both groups, that's exactly what we'll see this weekend at the U.S. Capitol.
AKSARBENT hasn't been this excited about the conjoining of strange bedfellows since Brokeback Mountain's staggered theatrical release.
Maybe this will have some effect on the silent, apathetic, I-have-nothing-to-hide-so-why-should-I-worry-about-the-construction-of-the-infrastructure-of-totalitarianism majority. Stay tuned.
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StopWatching.us is a coalition of more than 100 public advocacy organizations and companies from across the political spectrum. Join the movement at https://rally.stopwatching.us. This video harnesses the voices of celebrities, activists, legal experts, and other prominent figures in speaking out against mass surveillance by the NSA. Please share widely to help us spread the message that we will not stand for the dragnet surveillance of our communications.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is a nonprofit civil liberties law and advocacy center that has been fighting the NSA's unconstitutional spying for years. Learn more at https://eff.org.