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Bush on Spying: Fool or Liar?

Bush took a swing at critics of his warrantless wiretaps yesterday. Speaking after visiting wounded soldiers in San Antonio, he declared, “”The NSA program is one that listens to a few numbers called from the outside of the United States of known al-Qaida or affiliated people.” Except that the program also listens to calls from […]

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Donlan’s Courageous Barron’s Editorial on Impeachment

Tom Donlan, editorial page editor of Barron’s, has an excellent editorial on Bush’s illegal wiretaps: “Administration lawyers and the president himself have tortured the Constitution and extracted a suspension of the separation of powers.”  “Putting the president above the Congress is an invitation to tyranny. The president has no powers except those specified in the […]

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