What’s Going On Here?

December 20, 2005

And is there any way to characterize this other than “lie”?

Now, by the way, any time you hear the United States government talking about wiretap, it requires — a wiretap requires a court order. Nothing has changed, by the way. When we’re talking about chasing down terrorists, we’re talking about getting a court order before we do so. It’s important for our fellow citizens to understand, when you think Patriot Act, constitutional guarantees are in place when it comes to doing what is necessary to protect our homeland, because we value the Constitution. [more…]

– President Bush, April 20, 2004

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  1. hmm…is that a lie? well, uhm, it’s clear – it depends on what the definition of is is!


    this whole thing is outfrigginrageous. and the fact that folks who consider themselves conservative start making excuses? unreal. it just is. to think that in 2005 in the US of A we are having daily conversations about the “pros” and cons of torture and about our govt spying on its citizens without a warrant…! it’s just too far out to believe it is real, yet it is. you can keep trying, but i don’t think you are going to get a real answer from RDW on this whole thing.

  2. After this: http://www.capitolhillblue.com/artman/publish/article_7779.shtml nothing surprises me anymore.

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