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"For over 200 years, this Nation has adhered to the rule of law — with unparalleled success. A shift to a Nation based on extra-constitutional authority is prohibited, as well as ill-advised," she wrote.
By asking her to dismiss Mayfield's lawsuit, the judge said, the U.S. attorney general's office was "asking this court to, in essence, amend the Bill of Rights, by giving it an interpretation that would deprive it of any real meaning. This court declines to do so."
Why are you all so afraid of the Patriot Act? Besides criminals and people with something to hide, who has it hurt? The country hasn't been bombed or attacked since we started kicking ass after 9/11 so stop whining and go back to your mommies basements and redesign your avatars.