Christmas in August for Bush, who signs a bill that creates a new law that allows his SS to spy on anyone he feels like without any mamby-pamby legal eggsperts putting in their two cents.
Anyone feel safer?
Anyone feel watched?
What the eff is up with the Democrats going along?
Instead, it allows executive-branch agencies to conduct oversight-free surveillance of all international calls and e-mails, including those with Americans on the line, with the sole requirement that the intelligence-gathering is “directed at a person reasonably believed to be located outside the United States.” There is no requirement that either caller be a suspected terrorist, spy, or criminal.
Any resistance is futile…
…the law requires telecommunications companies to make their facilities available for government wiretaps, and it grants them immunity from lawsuits for complying. Under the old program, such companies participated only voluntarily — and some were sued for allegedly violating their customers’ privacy..