On tonight's Crossfire, guests Laura Murphy of the ACLU and former Department of Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge disagree over NSA leaker, Edward Snowden's, true motives.
Newt Gingrich also says he doesn't mind that the U.S. spies on German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Laura Murphy of the ACLU: We're living in an Orwellian time
Murphy says we are living in an Orwellian time where data on our every movement is collected and story and this is "inappropriate." Do you agree with her?
Tonight on Crossfire: President Obama decides to reign-in the data collecting programs used by the NSA. Is the President strengthening your privacy or is America now more at risk? Read the full story on the NSA changes.
At 6:30pm ET. former Department of Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge is debating ACLU national director Laura Murphy with Newt Gingrich and Stephanie Cutter.
We want you to weigh in: When striking a balance, which should be a higher priority?
Author, documentary filmmaker, historian, Speaker of the House (1995-1999), and 2012 Republican presidential candidate
Fmr. Obama Deputy Campaign Mgr. and W.H. Sr. Adviser, founder of Precision Strategies, fmr. Sr. Adviser to Maj. Leader Reid and Sen. Kennedy
Conservative columnist for New York Daily News, contributing editor at Townhall Magazine, commentator and author
Former Special Adviser for Green Jobs under President Obama, co-founder of Rebuild the Dream, author and attorney
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