Germany slams US for ‘Stasi methods’ ahead of Obama visit

Thank you to AscendingStarseed for posting this terrifying article. With every single revelation swept out from the darkest crevices of the halls of power, my Sister’s warnings haunt me. And it is terrifying; a stark reminder that we face something so insidious, a threat to our very way of life. And that insidious threat is the paranoia that comes with total and absolute power, the craving for total control…

2012 The Awakening

 

June 12, 2013 
U.S. President Barack Obama (Reuters)

U.S. President Barack Obama (Reuters)

Germans are expressing outrage as details of a US internet spy program – revealed by a former CIA employee-turned-whistleblower – are prompting comparisons with that of former communist East Germany’s Ministry for State Security.

 

Unfortunately for Obama’s upcoming trip to Berlin, it was revealed that Germany ranks as the most-spied-on EU country by the US, a map of secret surveillance activities by the National Security Agency (NSA) shows.

German ministers are expressing their outrage over America’s sweeping intelligence-gathering leviathan, with one parliamentarian comparing US spying methods to that of the communist East Germany’s much-dreaded Ministry for State Security (Stasi).

Washington is using “American-style Stasi methods,” said Markus Ferber, a member of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Bavarian sister party and member of the European Parliament.

“I thought this era had ended when the DDR fell,” he said, using the German acronym for…

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