Ron Paul, speaking with Neil Cavuto on Fox Business last week, says that the recently revealed mass interception, storage, and analysis of images contained in private electronic communications is “another reason to get rid of the NSA.”
Paul says limited reform of the National Security Agency is insufficient. Instead, Paul explains that the correct course is abolishing the agency and terminating its destructive activities:
The bigger picture is they have no business doing it in the first place….
But, you can’t just say we’re going to monitor it, and let’s have search warrants to take pictures. We have to look at the principle, and the principle is the government has no right to do this, and the people shouldn’t put up with it.
Watch here the complete interview, in which Paul also discusses people using their cell phones to document police brutality and young Americans potentially challenging government liberty violations at home and interventions abroad:
While Paul calls for abolition of the NSA and its activities destructive of freedom, recent legislative action in the US House of Representatives has been in the other direction — sham reform that maintains the mass spying program. That’s why congress cannot be counted on, and an effort to NullifyNSA is essential.