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131. If the U.S. Constitution were a ship....this Bill would be the Ice Berg
that rips a hole in it from bow to stern. The icy water flooding in and sinking the ship would be BushCo's NSA Wire Tapping program on the GOP's political opponents.

There are no life rafts.
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  -NSA Bill would make it a crime to report President breaking the law enough  Mar-12-06 09:00 AM   #0 
  - Please ask your Congressman and Senators to vote against the NSA bill  Eric J in MN   Mar-12-06 09:03 AM   #1 
  - VOTERS in Maine: Don't RE-Elect Olympia Snowe this 2006!!!  file83   Mar-12-06 12:25 PM   #41 
  - I am honestly shocked by her involvement in this  LostinVA   Mar-12-06 02:49 PM   #79 
  - She's always been sneaky. (nt)  w4rma   Mar-12-06 03:09 PM   #81 
  - But she usually isn't totally psycho...  LostinVA   Mar-12-06 03:26 PM   #85 
     - Her #1 motiviation has always been loyalty to the Republican Party  w4rma   Mar-12-06 03:49 PM   #88 
  - I looked at her website. She doesn't seem like a repuke. see my letter.  Tigress DEM   Mar-12-06 04:42 PM   #93 
     - You are so right, Tigress DEM  deb98126   Mar-12-06 08:59 PM   #136 
  - I heard that Snowe  disndat   Mar-12-06 09:17 PM   #140 
  - Gee we'd love to toss her out  mainegreen   Mar-13-06 08:45 AM   #151 
  - Tell them to vote against the bill while they can.  readmoreoften   Mar-12-06 02:40 PM   #76 
     - Candle Light Vigil open to all  Tigress DEM   Mar-12-06 06:26 PM   #125 
  - The press insists on using the WH label: "terrorist surveillance program"  Roland99   Mar-12-06 09:20 AM   #2 
  - rather than "illegal wiretapping" which is what it is  Stephanie   Mar-12-06 09:22 AM   #3 
  - Well technically, that is correct.  Kierkegaard   Mar-12-06 10:27 AM   #24 
     - heh  Roland99   Mar-12-06 10:31 AM   #25 
     - ROFL  Tigress DEM   Mar-12-06 04:08 PM   #91 
     - ROFC (Rolling On Floor Crying)  file83   Mar-12-06 07:17 PM   #127 
  - Yet another neo-CON ATTACK on our Constitution. Why do they HATE  WePurrsevere   Mar-12-06 09:24 AM   #4 
  - Meanwhile,  formercia   Mar-12-06 09:28 AM   #5 
     - True, This "bill" should NOT even be considered in the first place though.  WePurrsevere   Mar-12-06 10:04 AM   #18 
        - It is illegal, and they know that it is illegal, but they think they will  NCevilDUer   Mar-12-06 05:20 PM   #98 
           - *ush = Ceasar? No. More like Nero.  Tigress DEM   Mar-12-06 05:49 PM   #107 
           - I agree & have been saying that this is an assault on ALL Americans &  WePurrsevere   Mar-12-06 06:32 PM   #126 
  - the phrase we need to use = republican SECRET POLICE  msongs   Mar-12-06 09:32 AM   #6 
  - GESTAPO GESTAPO GESTAPO  hobbit709   Mar-12-06 10:00 AM   #13 
  - Now, now. We can't have the president breaking the law.  Benhurst   Mar-12-06 09:40 AM   #7 
  - He's gonna party like it's 1984. nt  Tigress DEM   Mar-12-06 04:05 PM   #90 
  - the "legalize watergate" bill.  unblock   Mar-12-06 09:42 AM   #8 
  - Unconstitutional, according to First Amendment / Bill of Rights  wordpix2   Mar-12-06 09:44 AM   #9 
  - That's never stopped Bush before.  ReadTomPaine   Mar-12-06 12:33 PM   #46 
  - Sigh. So true. So true. nt  Tigress DEM   Mar-12-06 05:49 PM   #108 
  - New phrase: "DEconstitutional" - the deconstruction of the U.S.C.  file83   Mar-12-06 12:46 PM   #55 
  - Major breach of First Amendment Rights.  The Backlash Cometh   Mar-12-06 09:47 AM   #10 
  - Let them just try to enforce  C_U_L8R   Mar-12-06 09:51 AM   #11 
  - You think this is bad? Its only going to get much, much worse.  juliana24   Mar-12-06 09:55 PM   #144 
  - Covering their lying behinds..they KNOW they've broken the law..  Blaze Diem   Mar-12-06 09:56 AM   #12 
  - But he said on TV at least 30 times, if I do it, it's OK. I'm the pRes...  Tigress DEM   Mar-12-06 05:51 PM   #110 
  - oh we are so fucked nt  natrat   Mar-12-06 10:00 AM   #14 
  - No, THEY are the ones that are fucked. If they keep this up...  file83   Mar-12-06 12:18 PM   #35 
  - Surveillance Nation- All Systems Go  Clara T   Mar-12-06 10:01 AM   #15 
  - !  Blue State Native   Mar-12-06 04:50 PM   #96 
  - They've signed their pledge to him already.  Tigress DEM   Mar-12-06 05:58 PM   #111 
     - Gee, why does all this sound so familiar....kind of like we were warned  file83   Mar-12-06 07:21 PM   #128 
  - Has anyone ever read the book of Revelations?  Brothaman2k   Mar-12-06 09:09 PM   #139 
  - Who cares?  meganmonkey   Mar-12-06 10:02 AM   #16 
  - Outrageous  gemdem   Mar-12-06 10:04 AM   #17 
  - like your voted counted anway not  natrat   Mar-12-06 10:42 AM   #26 
  - You Got To Be F'in Kidding Me.......  global1   Mar-12-06 10:07 AM   #19 
  - This bill is the tipping point. If it passes, everything else is lost.  file83   Mar-12-06 12:37 PM   #50 
     - No offense, but aren't we ALWAYS at some "tipping point" with them?  Tigress DEM   Mar-12-06 04:46 PM   #94 
        - Sort of, but this Bill is the most insane of them all...  file83   Mar-12-06 07:32 PM   #129 
  - The Fourth Reich is alive and well.  lpbk2713   Mar-12-06 10:07 AM   #20 
  - Junta disregards laws until they get caught , so make catching 'em illegal  havocmom   Mar-12-06 10:07 AM   #21 
  - THE "INCOMPREHENSIBLE" ESPIONAGE ACT OF 1917  Clara T   Mar-12-06 10:13 AM   #22 
  - Re: Section 3 -  Nostradammit   Mar-12-06 01:29 PM   #66 
  - It was an Executive Order  TorchesAndPitchforks   Mar-12-06 02:04 PM   #72 
     - We are NOT at war -  Nostradammit   Mar-12-06 02:47 PM   #78 
        - Congress was banned haven't you heard  Clara T   Mar-12-06 03:32 PM   #87 
  - Gag.  Tigress DEM   Mar-12-06 04:51 PM   #97 
  - (&%#ing scary.  DarkTirade   Mar-12-06 10:25 AM   #23 
  - another outrageous Bush act!!!  NVMojo   Mar-12-06 10:59 AM   #27 
  - So, let me get this straight...  area51   Mar-12-06 11:10 AM   #28 
  - Bottom line ....  lpbk2713   Mar-12-06 12:25 PM   #42 
  - And here I was...  rambler_american   Mar-12-06 11:23 AM   #29 
  - This just STINKS of fear  JackintheGreen   Mar-12-06 11:25 AM   #30 
  - They should call it  Mythsaje   Mar-12-06 12:00 PM   #31 
  - They're REALLY scared that people are going to know who they've spied on.  Marr   Mar-12-06 12:08 PM   #32 
  - This bill begs the question....just how much SPYING is really going on?  file83   Mar-12-06 12:16 PM   #34 
     - The way this form of "tapping" works, they monitor pretty much everyone.  ReadTomPaine   Mar-12-06 12:31 PM   #45 
        - A friend of mine used to work for Qwest, the phone company in  file83   Mar-12-06 01:27 PM   #65 
  - Sig Heil Mein Fhrer! You can do no wrong!  file83   Mar-12-06 12:13 PM   #33 
  - Halliburton?  NJCher   Mar-12-06 12:55 PM   #58 
  - This is getting more terrifying by the minute.  TheGoldenRule   Mar-12-06 12:21 PM   #36 
  - The descent into darkness.......  Bob K   Mar-12-06 12:26 PM   #43 
  - There is darkness...  TheGoldenRule   Mar-13-06 10:01 AM   #154 
  - Relax. When the time comes to act, we will all instinctively know  kestrel91316   Mar-12-06 07:53 PM   #133 
  - Thanks for the positive words.  TheGoldenRule   Mar-13-06 09:58 AM   #153 
     - I think when Bush attacks Iran he will find that he has gone  kestrel91316   Mar-13-06 10:47 AM   #155 
  - Thats what they want you to feel. Fear and more fear.  juliana24   Mar-12-06 09:51 PM   #143 
     - I hear you-Thanks for the pep talk!  TheGoldenRule   Mar-13-06 09:53 AM   #152 
  - Sounds like it's time for Sybil Edmunds to come forward with Dem sponsors.  ReadTomPaine   Mar-12-06 12:22 PM   #37 
  - But..but..it's for our protection from tyranny.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Mar-12-06 12:22 PM   #38 
  - Note well the probable election year set-up.  TahitiNut   Mar-12-06 12:43 PM   #54 
  - Not to mention - they will be protecting their most valuable...  file83   Mar-12-06 12:52 PM   #56 
  - Exactly right!  Blutodog   Mar-12-06 05:33 PM   #102 
  - Yes. And, the rollover wing of the Dems will vote for it.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Mar-12-06 12:55 PM   #57 
     - Yep. Let's never underestimate the duplicity, hypocrisy, and cynicism ...  TahitiNut   Mar-12-06 01:39 PM   #69 
     - Ur right!  Blutodog   Mar-12-06 05:34 PM   #104 
     - EXisting laws already make their acts illegal because they...  Tigress DEM   Mar-12-06 06:18 PM   #120 
  - Touche!  Tigress DEM   Mar-12-06 05:59 PM   #112 
  - I sent this to all the major media outlets  rg302200   Mar-12-06 12:23 PM   #39 
  - Good Job 00rg302200 !!  Tigress DEM   Mar-12-06 06:20 PM   #122 
  - Eavesdrop this MOFOs: I confess I am guilty of thoughtcrime  Generic Other   Mar-12-06 12:23 PM   #40 
  - Heil Bushler!  leftofthedial   Mar-12-06 12:30 PM   #44 
  - Tell the good Senator from Main what is on your mind...  file83   Mar-12-06 12:35 PM   #47 
  - O.K., Maybe it's time to start talking about Impeachment of Congressmen!  Up2Late   Mar-12-06 12:36 PM   #48 
  - Sign me up!  file83   Mar-12-06 12:40 PM   #53 
  - Concerned voters of these states need to remember these names......  lpbk2713   Mar-12-06 12:36 PM   #49 
  - There's Ohio again.  ReadTomPaine   Mar-12-06 12:38 PM   #51 
  - Curious that OHIO would want to protect criminal government activities...  file83   Mar-12-06 12:39 PM   #52 
     - Since they've been doing it so well for so long, yes.  Tigress DEM   Mar-12-06 06:21 PM   #123 
  - "What have you got to hide?" I got a cover up for that, ya know.  Tigress DEM   Mar-12-06 06:13 PM   #118 
  - I will Not comply  proud patriot   Mar-12-06 12:57 PM   #59 
  - This is the only way the reign of madness will end.  ReadTomPaine   Mar-12-06 01:47 PM   #70 
  - !!  Jack Rabbit   Mar-12-06 05:34 PM   #103 
  - As a law-abiding citizen, that is a law I would truly be proud to break.  spanone   Mar-12-06 12:57 PM   #60 
  - This ticks me off.  Laelth   Mar-12-06 01:18 PM   #61 
  - What. The. Fuck?!  sakabatou   Mar-12-06 01:21 PM   #62 
  - Welcome to your new Fascist Dictotorship.  Beelzebud   Mar-12-06 01:21 PM   #63 
  - Brilliant!  Octafish   Mar-12-06 01:22 PM   #64 
  - The dictatorship is coming along quite nicely :((  cassiepriam   Mar-12-06 01:31 PM   #67 
  - WHAT THE HELL IS HAPPENING TO AMERICA?  liberal N proud   Mar-12-06 01:34 PM   #68 
  - Well, it sure ain't secret if they go blabbing about it...  electron_blue   Mar-12-06 01:49 PM   #71 
  - Hmmm. Impeachment would be difficult.  Festivito   Mar-12-06 02:06 PM   #73 
  - Don't worry about this guys. This is so arrogant...  Independent_Liberal   Mar-12-06 02:25 PM   #74 
  - But  Emit   Mar-12-06 02:37 PM   #75 
  - I can't remember how many times I've said that  SofaKingLiberal   Mar-12-06 03:24 PM   #83 
  - Something being arrogant, insane, criminal or all the above is no  Tigress DEM   Mar-12-06 06:06 PM   #115 
  - I remember how confident I was that Abu Ghraib was the death  long_green   Mar-12-06 03:29 PM   #86 
  - If this sort of shit was going to bring them down  NCevilDUer   Mar-12-06 05:31 PM   #100 
  - Nonsense...  Stand and Fight   Mar-13-06 02:31 PM   #157 
  - THE PRESIDENT IS BREAKING THE LAW  Jack Rabbit   Mar-12-06 02:46 PM   #77 
  - That's CRIMINAL!  Hubert Flottz   Mar-12-06 02:50 PM   #80 
  - Just thought you would like to know.  gordianot   Mar-12-06 03:18 PM   #82 
  - Something popped into my head just now.  Independent_Liberal   Mar-12-06 03:26 PM   #84 
  - I agree with you. I have had a feeling for a few weeks now that this  DaytonOHDem   Mar-13-06 06:09 PM   #159 
  - The second amendment is sounding more and more important  Lucky Luciano   Mar-12-06 03:57 PM   #89 
  - Why do Republicans  muntrv   Mar-12-06 04:14 PM   #92 
  - K & R - extremely important. Media blast and Congress blast on this  Nothing Without Hope   Mar-12-06 04:48 PM   #95 
  - Letter to MN Senator Mark Dayton  Tigress DEM   Mar-12-06 05:27 PM   #99 
  - Nixon was not impeached for saying that  Jack Rabbit   Mar-12-06 05:32 PM   #101 
     - My bad.  Tigress DEM   Mar-12-06 06:10 PM   #117 
  - Letter to Senator Norm Coleman MN  Tigress DEM   Mar-12-06 05:44 PM   #105 
  - oops - should have said "alleged crimes committed in office"  Tigress DEM   Mar-12-06 05:46 PM   #106 
     - That's OK, Tigress DEM, you'll be in good company. You  CLW   Mar-12-06 06:03 PM   #114 
        - Thanks, this was my "nicest" one so far.  Tigress DEM   Mar-12-06 06:09 PM   #116 
  - Bush has spoken of "fifth columners"  Neil Lisst   Mar-12-06 05:50 PM   #109 
  - HOLY F*#*@)! S#(!  berni_mccoy   Mar-12-06 06:02 PM   #113 
  - Its the new Democracy (aka Despotism)  Mrspeeker   Mar-12-06 06:16 PM   #119 
  - Gosh aren't we supposed to have a FREE PRESS?!  mzmolly   Mar-12-06 06:19 PM   #121 
  - They thought that meant it was FReE to do TheIR bidding. nt  Tigress DEM   Mar-12-06 06:22 PM   #124 
  - Big Brother Is Listening  Clara T   Mar-12-06 07:33 PM   #130 
  - If the U.S. Constitution were a ship....this Bill would be the Ice Berg  file83   Mar-12-06 07:40 PM   #131 
  - UN-FUCKING-CONSTITUTIONAL!!!!  ih8thegop   Mar-12-06 07:44 PM   #132 
  - You're not allowed to call it that anymore.  rucky   Mar-13-06 04:24 AM   #148 
  - its sounds like the law would violate the first amedment and be unconst.  madmark   Mar-12-06 07:57 PM   #134 
  - I predict  Bushladen   Mar-12-06 09:04 PM   #138 
  - Totalitarianism...  marmar   Mar-12-06 08:42 PM   #135 
  - Letter to my Senator  Brothaman2k   Mar-12-06 09:02 PM   #137 
  - What next? making it a crime to read the Constitution perhaps  nolabels   Mar-12-06 09:32 PM   #141 
  - There's no stopping the Reich is there?  savemefromdumbya   Mar-12-06 09:42 PM   #142 
  - Yet another reason Republican voters will stay away from the polls.  McCamy Taylor   Mar-12-06 09:59 PM   #145 
  - Isn't this an Ex Post Facto Law???  Leopolds Ghost   Mar-12-06 10:35 PM   #146 
  - Wonder how this ties in with the 2004 stolen election?  Old and In the Way   Mar-12-06 11:07 PM   #147 
  - hard to claim this is about terrorism when this language is included  salin   Mar-13-06 06:16 AM   #149 
  - I guess Diebold has already chosen the next president...  Pryderi   Mar-13-06 08:26 AM   #150 
  - It is amazing to me  Debau2005   Mar-13-06 11:51 AM   #156 
  - Maybe they do see long term...  Stand and Fight   Mar-13-06 03:15 PM   #158 
     - Good point!  Debau2005   Mar-13-06 06:17 PM   #161 
  - The enabling act?  usregimechange   Mar-13-06 06:11 PM   #160 
  - Cartoon: "Pee-Yew Nuts" or "Barry Goldwater Turns in His Grave"  McCamy Taylor   Mar-13-06 08:35 PM   #162 
 

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