The Government Actually DID Spy On the Bad Guys Before 9/11 … and the Boston Bombing Preface: The Bush and Obama administrations both claimed that spying on Americans was justified by 9/11. Specifically, they said that they could have caught one of the 9/11 hijackers living in San Diego if they could have spied on phone calls on American soil. However – as demonstrated below – that claim is totally false. CONTINUE . . .