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Domestic Spy Expansion Bill Sails Through the Congress

American Jones Wrote: Jan 02, 2013 7:55 AM
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid ...such extraordinary power was absolutely “necessary to protect us from the evil in this world.” This should be restated to say -absolutely necessary to protect us (government) from the people of this country. They know their time is short & they w/spy on us to prevent their own demise. This is who you voted for, folks. Thanks to the 52% who gave away our rights.
midnightrider35000 Wrote: Jan 03, 2013 2:39 AM
This has been going on for some time. Carried out under both parties.
Corbett_ Wrote: Jan 02, 2013 10:10 AM
Notice that this bill had bi-partisan support. It was also supported by Romney. So either way the election went, the bill would have been passed.

Neither Congress nor the White House has proved itself capable of reaching a decision on how to begin trimming the $16.5 trillion national debt with which these two institutions have saddled the American taxpayers. They even have been unable to come up with a reasonable measure to avoid the so-called “fiscal cliff” they themselves constructed months ago. Yet, when it comes to expanding the power of the government to spy on American citizens without warrants, both the House and the Senate last week fairly tripped over themselves in a rush to pass legislation doing just that; with President Obama almost gleefully...