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Obama, Feinstein Shut Down Fourth Amendment Debate

wtmoore1 Wrote: Dec 28, 2012 3:41 PM
Yeah, that wasn't my argument because I'm not making the point that the Democrats did anything right or wrong. I'm only pointing out that the Republicans continue to be hypocritical when they act concerned about these methods of governance when what they are really worried about is the fact that the Democrats are succeeding. The penchant on TH to misread my posts is hilarious, but just goes to show how detached Republicans are from the Democratic Party. And from reality. I mean, we can't even have a cogent conversation without conservatives trying to make their point with straw man arguments that clearly never came from me. My suggestion would be to read a little more critically before responding. Or get off the talking point train.
Senate Intelligence Committee Chair Dianne Feinstein has been presided over four days of committee debate over reauthorization of the FISA Amendments Act with an iron fist and incredible subordination to the Obama Administration. The FISA Amendments Act of 2008 was set to expire, but President Obama has been pushing for its un-amended reauthorization.

The FISA Amendments Act largely exempted the federal government from having to work through a special court system in order to obtain warrants to monitor communications involving Americans. While President Obama was in the Senate, he opposed the legislation. Now that he's actually wielding the levers of...