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...
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Wow. JRusso, you have shown yourself to be a pretty deep-thinker, there. So expand on that comment a bit. How has Obama shown that? I think it's pretty obvious that Obama has targeted various policies, some advocated by Bush and some in place before Bush was President, for elimination, as well as identifying various policies to keep in place. And it isn't as simplistic as the right would have us believe. But go ahead and make the argument that Obama is even more simplistic than "Bush equals bad." I'd love to see that point fleshed out if you can. (I'm willing to bet you can't)
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.
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