The revelations from the NSA scandal are coming so fast and furious that it's easy to become confused. Now, the EFF has come to our rescue with Timeline of NSA Domestic Spying. It starts with the ratification of the bill of rights and ends with the release of the FISA Court ruling on NSA's violations of the Fourth Amendment.
Take a couple of minutes out of your busy life to peruse the timeline. It will probably be a revelation to you.