The latest revelations from NSA leaker Edward Snowden show that government spies have an eye on smartphone and tablet apps.
Chris discusses President Obama’s relationship with Russian President Vladimir Putin, the programming biases at MSNBC, and the latest details in the Center City building collapse.He also talks to Pennsylvania’s Lt. Governor Jim Cawley and comedian Steve Byrne.
The top-secret US agency says 300 terrorists have been taken down over the past five years using information from the program, called XKeyscore.
Chris assesses yesterday’s rulings by the Supreme Court on gay marriage, the murder charges against former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez, and an ad opposing privatization of Pennsylvania’s state owned liquor stores produced by the United Food and Commercial Workers Union. He also talks to Lyle Denniston from the National Constitution Center, John Hayward from Human Events, New Jersey Senate Candidate Steve Lonegan, and Comedian Chris Hardwick.
Chris reviews his Alaskan cruise, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s decision to lower the flags yesterday to honor actor James Gandolfini, and the Obama administration’s efforts to apprehend Edward Snowden. He also talks to Dick Yuengling, from the Yuengling Brewery.
Seth Williams announced Monday that he will convene an investigating grand jury to look into the center city building collapse. U.S. officials are in the process of filing charges against NSA leaker Edward Snowden. Publisher and editor of the Germantown Chronicle, Jim Foster holds Mayor Nutter accountable for the Center City building collapse in his article “Mayor and Admin at Fault”. New Jersey state senate may allow police officers to confiscate the cell phones of drivers involved in accidents. Tim Butler of the Psychedelic Furs joins Chris and Paige to talk Awesome Fests.
FBI agents on Monday visited the home of a man whose son has identified himself as the source of leaks about top-secret U.S. surveillance programs.