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Wednesday, May 10, 2006

Domestic Surveillance outrage!

Scott at Powerline points us to this.

"IN A BOLD AND CONTROVERSIAL DECISION, the president authorized a program for the surveillance of communications within the United States, seeking to prevent acts of domestic sabotage and espionage. In so doing, he ignored a statute that possibly forbade such activity, even though high-profile federal judges had affirmed the statute's validity. The president sought statutory amendments allowing this surveillance but, when no such legislation was forthcoming, he continued the program nonetheless. And when Congress demanded that he disclose details of the surveillance program, the attorney general said, in no uncertain terms, that it would get nothing of the sort. "

George W. Bush???? No - Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Read the entire article. It's one of those things that makes you go "hmmmmmm". So there is precident for what President Bush has done...and it was legal then....therefore...


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