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Following Bush lead, Obama moves to block challenge to wiretapping program

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posted on Apr, 6 2009 @ 10:15 AM
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Following Bush lead, Obama moves to block challenge to wiretapping program


rawstory.com

President Barack Obama invoked "state secrets" to prevent a court from reviewing the legality of the National Security Agency's warantless wiretapping program, moving late Friday to have a lawsuit that challenged the program dismissed.

The move -- which holds that information surrounding the massive eavesdropping program should be kept from the public because of its sensitivity -- follows an earlier decision in March to block handover of documents relating to the Bush Administration's decisio
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posted on Apr, 6 2009 @ 10:15 AM
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"President Obama promised the American people a new era of transparency, accountability, and respect for civil liberties," said EFF Senior Staff Attorney Kevin Bankston in the release. "But with the Obama Justice Department continuing the Bush administration's cover-up of the National Security Agency's dragnet surveillance of millions of Americans, and insisting that the much-publicized warrantless wiretapping program is still a 'secret' that cannot be reviewed by the courts, it feels like deja vu all over again."


Just remember everything, look how politics has become.

Bush did the same thing remember?
He campaigned for a sensible foreign policy, anyone remember that Bush during campaign time?

Then Obama comes and talks about civil liberty.

Oh ya, definately deja vu

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posted on Apr, 6 2009 @ 10:38 AM
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They really are all the same aren't they.

It doesn't matter which party, or what their social agenda is, they all act the same way once they are in power.



posted on Apr, 6 2009 @ 11:09 AM
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Change?

Change we can believe in?

My ass.



posted on Apr, 6 2009 @ 11:21 AM
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I wonder what obamaManiacs are thinking now or are they still defending him.



posted on Apr, 6 2009 @ 12:01 PM
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In the words of Bill Clinton: 'There is a goverment inside the goverment'
I dont think he is really in control do you?.



posted on Apr, 6 2009 @ 12:08 PM
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Meet the new boss, same as the old boss.

Every four years, they offer us a chance to change the face of the puppet.



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