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  1. Jimmy Carter Suspects NSA Spies on Him

    Don’t expect special treatment from the National Security Agency — even if you’re a former president. Carter believes that U.S. spies keep tabs on his private communication with global leaders, so he usually uses snail mail to give the snoops the slip. “I believe if I send an email, it will be monitored,” says Carter, noting that NSA surveillance has been “extremely liberalized” and “abused.” The former peanut farmer indicated that President Obama has never reached out to him for his opinion, but perhaps that letter just got lost in the mail. 

    Sources: Meet the PressPolitico

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