Wide spread market fixing, libor, gold, silver was conspiracy nut territory.
The US engaging in blscksites and systematic torture was conspiracy nut territory.
But criticizing your pro Government apologia only results in comments being banned and removed -- perhaps just more conspiracy nut territory?
Or am I supposed to trust a stopped clock [the nuts] since it was shown to be right twice a day?
Anyhow, the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons out of The Hague oversees compliance with the Chemical Weapons Convention. That includes verifying the destruction of stockpiles and weapons facilities as well as industry inspections that closely monitor precursors, as well as investigating cases of alleged production or usage. As of last October, 93% of declared stockpiles has been destroyed and independently verified by the OPCW. You don't have to take the US government's word for their numbers.
here is even a hertiage foundation report talking about sharing privacy keeping technologies with the government in the name of 'fighting terrorism'
and here is the ACLU sounding the alarm in August of 2004:
Ironically, its around the same time the NSA purported to have their own 'rules' in how they gather, which were obtained here:
and of course, not more than a few years later we have these reports:
It was never a wing nut conspiracy theory. Its just nobody was looking close enough to care.
I'm not convinced in any way this couldn't be foreseen if people would've paid more attention