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Abracadabra! Bush makes Privacy board vanish

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posted on Feb, 5 2008 @ 08:32 PM
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Abracadabra! Bush makes Privacy board vanish


www.wired.com

The Bush administration has failed to nominate any candidates to a newly empowered privacy and civil-liberties commission. This leaves the board without any members, even as Congress prepares to give the Bush administration extraordinary powers to wiretap without warrants inside the United States.

The failure rankles Sens. Joe Lieberman (I-Connecticut) and Susan Collins (R-Maine), respectively chairman and ranking minority member of the Senate's Homeland Security Committee.

"I urge the president to move swiftly to nominate members to the new board to preserve the public’s faith in our promise to protect their privacy and civil liberties as we work to protect the country against terrorism," Lieberman said in a statement.

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posted on Feb, 5 2008 @ 08:32 PM
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LOL.

If anything, the dictator-decider is at least becoming predictable anymore. Make sure to trample everyone underneath him's civil liberties and rights, and shred the constitution into confetti.

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posted on Feb, 5 2008 @ 08:36 PM
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