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sabra Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jun-20-08 09:32 AM
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Bush praises lawmakers for allowing gov't eavesdropping
Source: USA Today/AP

WASHINGTON (AP) President Bush has praised members of Congress for reaching a compromise on legislation to permit government eavesdropping in the war on terror.

In a statement at the White House Friday, the president also said he was pleased that the House passed "a responsible war funding bill" that supports troops in Iraq without requiring "artificial timetables" for their withdrawal.

He said the bill permitting government wiretaps and other eavesdropping techniques will help the intelligence community monitor any plans by terrorists to again attack the United States.

Read more: http://www.usatoday.com/news/washington/2008-06-20-bush...
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opihimoimoi Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jun-20-08 09:43 AM
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1. Fuck Bush, the GOP, the Media, and the fucking Dems who voted for this crap
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acmavm Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jun-20-08 09:49 AM
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2. Yep, thank that bunch of ungrateful parasites who voted to let
the criminals in this administration turn us into nothing more than slave labor and canon fodder.

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Zachstar Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jun-20-08 12:29 PM
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12. We arent slaves yet we can still organize challengers in upcoming primaries for these asskissers.
We can't forgive what has happened today. We need to spend however long it takes getting these people out of office by getting IN democrats that WILL take this seriously and not kiss whoever gives em the biggest perks.
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boomerbust Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jun-20-08 10:04 AM
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3. Its not " GOD DAMN AMERICA"
Its "GOD DAMN THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY". Oh ya MR. OBAMA you failed us too!!!
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ToeBot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jun-20-08 10:05 AM
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4. Ahh, he's rubbing their noses in it, do you think they realize it? I bet they don't even realize it.
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Indenturedebtor Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jun-20-08 11:00 AM
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5. Rubbing their noses in it? They're all taking a big fat dooker on our faces
No rubbing required. It's been applied directly to our foreheads :grr:
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Zachstar Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jun-20-08 12:28 PM
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11. They don't
Because they are rubbing their noses somewhere else.
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riverdeep Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jun-20-08 11:27 AM
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6. Can a news agency just come out and say he's lying?
"He said the bill permitting government wiretaps and other eavesdropping techniques will help the intelligence community monitor any plans by terrorists to again attack the United States."

No, actually, that's not true. There was never any danger of letting terrorists escape under the old FISA rules. If you needed to do surveillance immediately, you could. You just had to get retroactive clearance. That insured that the government had at least some measure of accountability.

The fourth amendment to the Constitution of the United States: 1791-2008?

The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized.



IT'S A BALD-FACED LIE!! We're so used to being lied to, no one even seems to care anymore.
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bdamomma Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jun-20-08 12:19 PM
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9. that 4th amendment is gone now.
they are screwing us good, I guess we are a threat to them. We should let them be afraid of us and not us of our government.
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sakabatou Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jun-20-08 11:30 AM
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7. Oy vey...
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bdamomma Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jun-20-08 12:15 PM
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8. oh I bet he is, they are covering his a$$
Edited on Fri Jun-20-08 12:17 PM by alyce douglas
this POS man, who has done so much damage to this country and us. 4th Amendment gone. Now get ready for the net to get closer to us, even innocent people like this could be sweep up.

giving in to this little man who has 24% approval rating, what the hell is going on?? They are freaking criminals. Is it pitchforks and torches time yet?
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liberalskeptic Donating Member (16 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jun-20-08 12:44 PM
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14. Can we take our votes back?
Seriously, can we just say do-over?
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Zachstar Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jun-20-08 12:27 PM
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10. Bush before you go on camera PEOPLE ask the democrats kissing your ass to take a break.
Im sick of the camera unable to focus because of hundreds of democrats fighting to kiss your ass.
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liberalskeptic Donating Member (16 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jun-20-08 12:33 PM
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13. This is sooo embarassing...
I'm totally embarassed to be a registered Democrat today. I feel like a shill.
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classysassy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jun-20-08 01:16 PM
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15. " The love of money "
shame on all of you clowns that voted for this shameless bill,may a thousand sand flees crawl up your asses and hatch hard boiled eggs.
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Supersedeas Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jun-20-08 02:53 PM
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16. the victor congradulates his beaten foes for a battle half-fought and lost
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Zorra Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jun-20-08 04:02 PM
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17. Compromise? What compromise? Is he passing out free KY jelly to the Dems that voted
to pass the bill?
:grr:
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Solly Mack Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jun-20-08 04:11 PM
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18. Thanks for covering my ass (and not just mine) and giving me everything I want!
Nothing like a willing Congress when you're President bent on the criminal!! Thanks, again!
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