Sen. Bernie Sanders asks the question we've been pounding for months: are top elected leaders being spied on by NSA?...Click here for free audiobook download that generates $15 to PBC Podcast from Audible!
Here is the link to the video of the satire song, Just Trust Us.
NSA's response to Sanders: members of Congress have same rights as the rest of us, which means, um, not many.
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