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TahitiNut Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-18-05 04:35 PM
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27. It is a "distinctly political crime against the state."
Edited on Sun Dec-18-05 04:36 PM by TahitiNut
Consider this - If I were to look at your email or listen in to your telephone conversation, I'd most likely be castigated. At most, I'd probably be charged with a misdemeanor. In the same sense, if I were to rip your Kerry/Edwards sign off your lawn and toss it away, it'd be a misdemeanor.

That's because I'm not prohibited from such acts at the Constitutional level. For me, such acts are solely subject to local ordinances and state statutes.

Bush, however, acted contrary to the Constitution (Fourth Amendment) in violating the (arguably Constitutional) 'due process' conditions established by FISA.

That's the highest of "political crimes." Just like a breaking and entering is normally a statutory felony, Watergate made it a high crime.

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