PRISM, classified orders, top secret info: A domestic spying Q&A

Published: Saturday, June 8 2013 12:09 p.m. MDT

This was the week that America's intelligence secrets spilled out: Classified court orders. Top secret Power Point slides. Something called PRISM.

It's pretty important stuff, once you've made sense of it.

Here's what you need to know.

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A Guy With A Brain
Enid, OK

What?

I'm SURE the federal government, led by Obama, would neeeever be digging for information to find those who distrust him and the government he leads.

No. Never.

(sarcasm "Off")

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