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Secrecy scandal? Not so much
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When is a scandal not really a scandal? Many are shocked to hear that the government, in its pursuit of terrorists as relentlessly as Wile E. Coyote chases the Road Runner, is massively snooping into our phone records and popular social networks without search warrants. But is anybody really surprised to hear that the National Security Agency -- an agency so secret that its nickname is “No Such Agency” -- is taking more than a casual look at people who, for example, frequent jihadi websites and price one-way tickets to Yemen?