Blatant Deception, "Because We Value the Constitution"
I don't know why we are even having a discussion regarding even a slight twist of legality to the actions Bush took when he authorized spying on Americans. No legality to it. He knew it, he knows it, and he has to pay for his crimes.
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Empty words from a speech Bush gave in 2004:
found at the whitehouse.gov site
until they change it, of course. After that you can probably still find it here
.Bush: "there are such things as roving wiretaps. 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." [ audio ]
Of course this was before
the election.New York Times Had Secret Surveillance Story Prior to 2004 'Election'Censure Bush
posted by Cyndy