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June 21, 2008 FISA in the Land of 9-11 Changed Everything By Blaine Kinsey

"Please ask your non-representatives to turn out the lights as they exit the Halls of Congress to campaign for re-election." -- Blaine Kinsey

I couldn't agree more. -- Betsy

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June 21, 2008

FISA in the Land of 9-11 Changed Everything

By Blaine Kinsey

Yesterday was a day that will live in infamy due to the vote in the House of non-Representatives for FISA legislation that cripples the Fourth Amendment to the Constitution and also enables Congress to usurp the powers of the Judicial Branch by granting retroactive immunity to the telecommunication providers that assisted with the so-called Terrorist Surveillance Program. Quisling Democrats are calling this legislation a compromise, but that is only true in the sense that they have needlessly compromised the Constitution due to cowardice and shallow political considerations. An analysis of the vote quickly reveals that the minority Republicans still control the debate in Congress.