Obama May Or May Not Have Tapped Angela Merkel's Cell Phone

Tyler Durden's picture

In a stunning claim, Germany's Der Speigel reports that the US targeted Angela Merkel's private mobile phone for years...


So Obama promptly complied:


We await Snowden and Greenwald's clarification...


Carney is now denying it all in the WH press conference:



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jubber's picture

Surely he has no choice but to resign if this is true, no?

john39's picture

apparently banker puppets don't trust each other... or, their masters don't trust their own puppets.  such is the nature of evil.

redpill's picture

Obviously just another scandal invented by the Koch Brothers



hedgeless_horseman's picture



Stupid Angela.  Oceania has always been at war with Eurasia.

tsx500's picture

bah !     just another 'phony scandal' , right Barry ?  FORWARD !!

hedgeless_horseman's picture



Look vat zee nice Amerikan gave me!

Can you hear me, now, Barry?

Boris Alatovkrap's picture

On brighter side, Amerika little boy king is infinite source of wry humorous material.

hedgeless_horseman's picture



Poor Angela forgot how zee Gestapo verks? 

Zee olden vayz are zee only gute vayz, Jah!

SilverIsKing's picture

How does she not use a burner phone?

CClarity's picture

Pretty funny joke making the rounds - Merkel has been "snapchatting" with the NSA.

fockewulf190's picture

  When it becomes serious, you have to lie!"

Barack Obama


(adopted quote as his own from his buddy Jean-Claude Junker)


DeadFred's picture

I wonder in what mythical universe people expected Obama to say "Sure, we tapped your phone, sorry"

Chupacabra-322's picture

Like I've mentioned before. All their Criminality is out in the open for all the world to see. It's no longer "hidden in plain view." Complete Hubris, Bravado & Meglomania.

Thing is, no one is doing anything about it. Apathy, Psyche Warfare & conditioning the masses for consumption is the order of the day.

Anusocracy's picture

Silly people.

The Israelis were tapping her phone.

Greyhat's picture

Would be funny in that alternative Universe! :)

tmosley's picture

She does.  The problem is that ALL cellphones are tapped.

I don't think I know of any precedent in history for a nation losing allies this fast.  I think this is "it".  

BudFox2012's picture

Amazing isn't it?  Almost seems like it is planned...

ParkAveFlasher's picture

The key to hyperinflating a currency is isolation.  The key to isolation is the creation of choke points in trade & finance.  The key to creating choke points in trade & finance is the herding of import/export partners and pressuring alternative trade streams until they falter.  The key to pressuring alternative trade streams is exacerbation of political relationships.  etc.

Vagabond's picture

There would be far more media cover up if this was not planned.  The first question is "What are we being prepped for"?  The answer seems obvious... the end of the empire.  The follow up questions are: 1) how will this play out, 2) what's the timeline, 3) what's next?  

ACP's picture

Awww, give poor Obozo a break...they weren't listening, they were only recording...

SDShack's picture

Yeah, 0zer0 uses the same word games for spying on everyone. "We weren't listening, only recording". He has taken "it depends on what your definition of 'is' is" to a whole new level. We are so fucked.

replaceme's picture

That's exactly what Big Brother did in 1984 - the mirror was there, always, but big brother was not always watching.  Just the threat that he could be watching, that's the real control. 

Dewey Cheatum Howe's picture

Speaking of that in the you can't make it up department. I was a reading a story about everyone's favorite group around here the jooos that they use endangered species of local birds trained to carry messages and little spy cameras like pigeons to keep the Palistinians and other groups from shooting them out of the air since the environmental groups complain about the birds being killed afterwards when they do. The government then goes after them as poachers after the fact.

max2205's picture

When does the summons arrive to appear in World Court Tribunals?

eatthebanksters's picture

Acording to Berlusconi Merkel is unfuckable....

unrulian's picture

if someone tapped my ph and kept my gold....i'd be pretty pissed

Pladizow's picture

Looks like Merkel needs to dust off her Enigma Machine!

Pladizow's picture

Obummer is a cancer on America's history!

Bastiat's picture

MICC is a cancer on America's citizens. (The extra "C" is for Conressional," as Eisenhower originally expressed it).

Boris Alatovkrap's picture

Chocolate ration is increase 5g per day to 20g per week.

Ying-Yang's picture

Does this make Obomber a phone voyeur?

Michelle should be concerned with her hubby's heavy breathing while listening in?

SDShack's picture

I first misread the headline and though it said "0zer0 Tapped Merkel"... I was expecting the article to have a retort from Reggie.

Crime of the Century's picture

"Sell Irish banks..."

/retort from Reggie

StychoKiller's picture

Big Brotha, what's not to love?

Kirk2NCC1701's picture

"Angela ist ein Ossie."  She knows all about Stasi methods, and how to counter them:  Private, face-to-face, or courier.

"Ein Spaziergang in den Bergen, Frau Kanzlerin?"

Boris Alatovkrap's picture

Remind Boris of humorous joke...

Small child ask Obama, "Daddy is say you are snoop our private family information" and Obama is answer, "That is not you real dad."

U4 eee aaa's picture

keeping each one doing a specific job and ignorant of what all the others do helps with plausible deniability when things break down. The puppets are on a need to know basis. They only need to know what the hand up their sock is directing them to do

StychoKiller's picture

Where's your Bro, Maadnezz?

ziggy59's picture

Obama: NSA really means, "Noone's Spyin' on Anyone"

NOTaREALmerican's picture

Re:  resign if this is true, no?

No.  Plausible deniability.   Who said that?

Boris Alatovkrap's picture

Outrage is muted by compliant servitude of masses.

Groundhog Day's picture

So let's see, the NSA has the ability to spy on anyone in the world, and they are going to spy on local joe six packs or the key players of the world in politics and business?  hhmmm let me think?  yea they'll spy on joe six pack to make sure he isn't plotting anything serious on sunday during football

hidingfromhelis's picture

Semantics, semantics.  You can be sure that if Joe Six Pack ever becomes even an infinitesmal incovenience to someone connected, that the information that was gathered and stored will be available to make his life a living hell.  Prominent politicians may be targeted in surveillance, but everybody's information is being collected and archived.

Boris Alatovkrap's picture

Critical component of NSA program PRISM is gather ALL intelligence from whatsoever source. This is key of subjugation of citizenry, to know everything about everyone. Are you think DDR Stasi is not collect all data? Of course, citizenry in fear is central premise of grand plan. So NSA is gather all data, both meta and primary, index it and store it. NSA director and fully pliable political puppet is claim, "if you are not guilty of crime, you are no worry"

... until you are

And then is too late, because massive regulatory apparatus is make EVERYONE guilty of crime against state, so if you are make murmur against State, you are shut up by whatever information NSA is produce... ... because is already collect, index, store, and can now to be search.

StychoKiller's picture

Even if they got nothing, they could just make stuff up also!