The actual story in the NSA Scandal Troy University PA 6610 –Foundations in Public Administration Term V (2013) NARRATIVE SUMMARY OF THE CASE Case Summary Edward Snowden, a 29 year old ex-CIA and former NSA contractor in recent times just publicized disclosures about the extent and details of a massive NSA surveillance program. He obtained documents from the NSA that was beyond his access. It is said that the NSA operates a data-collection and eavesdropping (as some would say) system that accumulates multitudes of information on the private communications of non-US residents, and also some private communications on US residents. The program is called “Prism, which is a wiretapping agency” (Arthur, 2013). The program had “enabled emails, chats, and other private user data to be gathered for surveillance “directly from the servers” of companies including Google, Microsoft, Apple, and Facebook” among others (Gallagher, 2013).
By having America pay the debt off as a whole, Hamilton thought that it would bring the people and the government together. But Hamilton wanted to use ways that were so impartial to society. Many people were inclined to adore Jefferson because of Hamilton’s malicious deed. Besides this fact, the people were truly being neglected by the power of the government. The government, just like the wealthy and rich, was so power hungry that they disregarded the people’s kind acts and defaced them as if they were animals.
While Reagan-Bush did manage to enforce several Acts for the benefit of the people, with the Gulf War and other economic/environmental calamities, their presidencies seemed to leave a bitter taste in the mouths of Americans. I am not quite sure how to indicate my reaction to this chapter. It’s true that in reading I could not move off the thought of just how much opinion appears in this chapter. Zinn’s opinion permeates everything, without regard for more objective stances about the
I think American government does a fairly good job of compromising with the people. A negative aspect of American government in my opinion is how it makes people feel. I don’t know much about government at all, but I feel like it should bring people together, not put them on opposite sides of the fence. I know that people have different wants and needs with everything in life, including what they want out of a government. But I still feel like something could be done to combine the wants and needs of all people.
However, Parliament is sovereign and civil rights and liberties have been put suspended but only in the interests of law and order or national security. Unlike many other democracies, the government retains control over rights and freedoms of citizens. Democracy can lead to the abuse of power and there are fears that if those who govern are left to their own devices, they may claim substantial amounts of power and begin to abuse their position. By making governments accountable to the people, this can be prevented. Governments must submit themselves regularly to re-election and by guaranteeing that they are controlled by elected representatives, the people can feel safe from the corruption of power.
It evolve over time and President George W. Bush’s "Terrorist Surveillance Program" had created PRISM. This program gave NSA access to “Big Data” like phone’s metadata and data that are sent over the internet (Gellman B and Poitras L). This issue became aware to the public at June 6th, 2013, when Edward Snowden revealed to the items to The Guardian.
Rome proved to be a regime that stayed on top of the weaker states below it but was eventually ruined by a combination of inside decline from the volume of inescapable tasks to run a world empire and outside attack from those who didn't approve. Therefore, America should not aspire to be the Global super power because of the vast unpopularity towards such a world and the damage such power could cause to the state of America. Firstly, leaders in most of the countries of the world favor a world with many powers cooperating to deal with international issues, and greatly contest a world dominated by one country. In fact, two-thirds of the world see American domination as a threat to their ways of life. Asia, Europe, and the Middle East to name a few, regularly protest that America is too arrogant when talk of the USA is brought up.
Running Head: BORDER PORTECTION AND IMMIGRATION Border Protection and Immigration Eric R. Kloss Excelsior College Border Protection and Immigration Americans live in a country where freedom is taken for granted, and not appreciated. Most Americans do not know the cost of freedom and are unwilling to contribute to keeping America free. Americans forget the price that so many have paid to keep America free. I feel that immigration and border security is one of the main issues associated with terrorists and the smuggling of illegal goods, and equipment into America. Changes must be enforced instantly in order to stop this illegal entry into America.
Is the 2nd Amendment Worth Saving? Is the 2nd Amendment Worth Saving? “Good people don’t need laws to tell them to act responsibly… and bad people will find a way around the laws.” – Plato “The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants” - Thomas Jefferson “The Constitution preserves the advantage of being armed, which Americans possess over the people of almost every nation… (Where) the governments are afraid to trust the people with arms.” - James Madison -The Federalist Sandy Hook: Littleton, Colorado (Columbine): Newtown, Connecticut. These names strike fear in to anyone who was alive to hear about them as they happened. These were mass shootings in very public places, schools.
Argumentative Essay The American people don't have any problems with seasonal workers. Those are the workers who do the jobs that most of the American citizens don't want to do or are physically unable to do them. The concerns rise when seasonal workers try to steal the good jobs that citizens should have the first chance to. If the seasonal workers greatly contribute to the country, congress should reform the visa system and give them a chance to advance in the United States by making easier acceptance. There are unpleasant aspects of immigration, which includes the hardships faced to reach America and the conflict to gain acceptance.