My good friend had a Bush Cheney sticker on his car bumper…I did a double take…he didn’t vote for Bush, they are not running again…ahh the year 1984. Subtle but to the point. The latest wire tapping scandal is not cool. Mitch Radcliff sums it up well.
Bush says he signed NSA wiretap order
Adds he OK’d program more than 30 times, will continue to do so
In acknowledging the message was true, President Bush took aim at the messenger Saturday, saying that a newspaper jeopardized national security by revealing that he authorized wiretaps on U.S. citizens after September 11.
“Yesterday the existence of this secret program was revealed in media reports, after being improperly provided to news organizations. As a result, our enemies have learned information they should not have, and the unauthorized disclosure of this effort damages our national security and puts our citizens at risk.”
Look at that. It’s disgusting.â€¨The President broke the law, based on repeated rulings of the courts for decades that prohibit surveillance of U.S. citizens within the United States without court orders. Now, he’s trying to blame the messenger who revealed his continued flaunting of civil rights. Just more of the same hypocrisy, the same fear-mongering, the same wiping of his nose on the Constitution.