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bigtree Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-11-06 08:34 PM
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30. Sen. Feingold today
WASHINGTON - May 11 - This Administrations arrogance and abuse of power should concern all Americans. That the government may be secretly collecting, and using data mining to analyze, the phone records of millions of law-abiding Americans, as reported in the press today, is a frightening prospect. I am unaware of this program, and Congress needs to find out exactly what the Administration is doing and whether it is legal. It is time for the Administration to come clean with Congress and the American people. We can effectively fight terrorism and protect privacy, the rule of law, and separation of powers, but only if we have a President who believes in these principles.

http://www.commondreams.org/news2006/0511-16.htm
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  -If Nancy Pelosi knew about this eavesdropping on America...? kentuck  May-11-06 08:10 PM   #0 
  - agreed, 100 percent....  mike_c   May-11-06 08:11 PM   #1 
  - Aren't they required to keep these briefings secret?  Jacobin   May-11-06 08:11 PM   #2 
  - Not if it's illegal  xray s   May-11-06 08:14 PM   #5 
  - Yes. Don't tell anyone we robbed the bank and killed the teller....  kentuck   May-11-06 08:14 PM   #7 
  - THe Nazi defense resulted in hangings.  Hubert Flottz   May-11-06 08:20 PM   #13 
  - If they spoke, they would have to step down  LostinVA   May-11-06 08:35 PM   #31 
     - If they'd spoken up Bush might have backed down.  Hubert Flottz   May-11-06 08:48 PM   #33 
        - They would have been heroes.  kentuck   May-11-06 08:56 PM   #37 
           - Some people aren't meant to be heroes.  Hubert Flottz   May-11-06 08:59 PM   #40 
  - Pelosi and Rockefeller knew, but were sworn to secrecy IIRC.  babylonsister   May-11-06 08:12 PM   #3 
  - fucj this secret cya/"signing statement" bullshit.  elehhhhna   May-11-06 08:21 PM   #15 
  - They swore to protect the Constitution not the GOP.  Hubert Flottz   May-11-06 08:21 PM   #16 
  - THANK YOU.  shance   May-11-06 08:32 PM   #27 
  - No, no, no. Can't be held to being AN ACCESSORY to a CRIME.  WinkyDink   May-11-06 08:34 PM   #29 
  - Not even the Senate Intelegence committee knew  FreakinDJ   May-11-06 08:13 PM   #4 
  - Pelosi would be in jail if she had told  dsc   May-11-06 08:14 PM   #6 
  - Then all the more reason she should have done it.  Leopolds Ghost   May-11-06 08:18 PM   #12 
  - Thank you, dsc. I recall that as well, despite those trying to bite  babylonsister   May-11-06 08:23 PM   #18 
  - Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Lucretia Mott, Margaret Fuller  LeviathanCrumbling   May-11-06 08:23 PM   #19 
  - That's not so  OldLeftieLawyer   May-11-06 08:29 PM   #24 
  - Is she a lawyer?  dsc   May-11-06 08:49 PM   #34 
     - She's a citizen,  OldLeftieLawyer   May-11-06 08:52 PM   #36 
  - They took a job that might require patriotism above and beyond  Hubert Flottz   May-11-06 08:30 PM   #25 
  - the choice is silence or refusal of any briefings  grasswire   May-11-06 08:14 PM   #8 
  - I am also, and it's not a reason-again-to trash a Dem. nt  babylonsister   May-11-06 08:30 PM   #26 
  - I don't know if she knew  Justice Is Comin   May-11-06 08:14 PM   #9 
  - I go back to what I said Saturday. She's a dunce. She  Kahuna   May-11-06 08:14 PM   #10 
  - We need the names of those who were silent  magellan   May-11-06 08:18 PM   #11 
  - Feingold is also on the Intelligence and Judiciary Committees...  kentuck   May-11-06 08:21 PM   #14 
  - Sen. Feingold today  bigtree   May-11-06 08:34 PM   #30 
     - That's good to hear...  kentuck   May-11-06 08:58 PM   #38 
  - i agree -- No way should this be considered acceptable  Armstead   May-11-06 08:23 PM   #17 
  - Oh For God's Sake Leave Nancy Alone.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   May-11-06 08:25 PM   #20 
  - She's incompetent  OldLeftieLawyer   May-11-06 08:28 PM   #22 
  - She Isn't By A Long Shot.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   May-11-06 08:32 PM   #28 
     - "... courageous " ?  OldLeftieLawyer   May-11-06 08:50 PM   #35 
     - I guess I'm just not Partisan enough  LeviathanCrumbling   May-11-06 09:07 PM   #42 
  - This is serious shit...  kentuck   May-11-06 08:28 PM   #23 
  - That's YOUR opinion. And, BTW,  Kahuna   May-11-06 08:45 PM   #32 
     - If You Don't Know That Yourself Already, Than I Think Answering The  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   May-11-06 08:59 PM   #39 
        - So you think she should keep her position even if she knew...  kentuck   May-11-06 09:03 PM   #41 
  - They took an oath to uphold and defend  OldLeftieLawyer   May-11-06 08:27 PM   #21 
  - What if on D-Day our soldiers wouldn't have gotten off the landing  Hubert Flottz   May-11-06 09:31 PM   #43 
 

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