Wednesday, July 09, 2008

The Wiretapping Bill: President Bush, and Fear, Lead the Senate Off a Cliff

The results were so thoroughly precooked that there was no surprise in the Senate’s 69-to-28 vote today to gut a law that has protected Americans from spying by their own government for 30 years. Still, it was distressing — and depressing — to watch Congress wrench Americans’ civil liberties back to where they were in [...]

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