J. Edgar Bloomberg: COINTELPRO in NY

Not only the president is in need of an education on the Bill of Rights

On February 16, the New York Law Journal reported that Federal District Judge Charles S. Haight, longtime presider over guidelines for police surveillance, charged the NYPD with "egregious" spying on "political activity." The Intelligence Division had videotaped a protest by the Coalition for the Homeless in front of Mayor Bloomberg's residence as well as a march by the International Action Center from Harlem to Central Park.

Said Judge Haight: "There was no reason to suspect or anticipate that unlawful or terrorist activity might occur."

He knows if you’ve been naughty or nice.
photo: Richard B. Levine
He knows if you’ve been naughty or nice.

If the mayor decides on a race for the presidency, why not announce it at FBI headquarters—the J. Edgar Hoover building in Washington?

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