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Originally posted by esdad71
Again, I ask, in all of your infinite wisdom, what should we do? If you could tell the president right now, how would you correct and obtain the information he has allowed to be recieved?
(crickets) (more crickets)
Do you truly think we would be better off with a presidnet who wants to dismantle the military, so that when the Chinese do say goodbye to Wal mArts, they invade but the democrats closed all the bases. Oh, gosh darn.
Originally posted by centurion1211
....but I also agree that wiretaps, etc. should be done under the law and not around it.
Originally posted by atomic811
i will state i am not a dem or repub. so reguardless of which party was in office i will state this ......because bush did this i think its time people wake up and boot him out of office. he talks alot of his presidental powers.. in case people forgot.. we are the power because "we are the people" and any power he has is from us.. i say its time we take the power back.
Originally posted by dgtempe
Bush's handling of this sinister plot to check out all Americans is going above and beyond what would be necessary. He's establishing his base for his dictatorship-
Under FISA, the Justice Department reviews applications for counterintelligence warrants by agencies before submitting them to the FISC. The Attorney General must personally approve each final FISA application. The application must contain, among other things:
a statement of reasons to believe that the target of the surveillance is a foreign power or agent of a foreign power, (subject to the relevant amendments made by the USA-PATRIOT Act, discussed below)
a certification from a high-ranking executive branch official stating that the information sought is deemed to be foreign intelligence information, and that the information sought cannot reasonably be obtained by normal investigative techniques;
statements regarding all previous applications involving the target;
detailed description of the nature of the information sought and of the type of communication or activities to be subject to the surveillance;
the length of time surveillance is required;
whether physical entry into a premises is necessary, and
proposed procedures to minimize the acquisition, use, and retention of information concerning nonconsenting U.S. persons.
FISA established a special court--the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISC)-- composed of seven federal district court judges appointed by the Chief Justice for staggered terms and from different circuits. Individual judges of the FISC review the Attorney General's applications for authorization of electronic surveillance aimed at obtaining foreign intelligence information. The FISC meets two days monthly.
Originally posted by dgtempe
Nothing like a moldy piece of pie
Bush's handling of this sinister plot to check out all Americans is going above and beyond what would be necessary. He's establishing his base for his dictatorship- I wonder when he will once and for all come out with this bit of news...? Before OR after the Russian/Chinese/UN invasion of the United States? My guess is during.....
What a gem. And even when this happens there will be Seekerof, screaming from the rooftops...and waving his flag.."You cant touch me. Bush is my lord"