Tuesday, February 12, 2008

And this the "conservative" Republican candidate for president?

(Via Timebomb)

Pressured by a huge lobbying effort by Big Telecom and by fears of being painted as weak on terrorism, the Democratic-controlled Senate has rolled over on your right to privacy, abandoning legislation that would enforce the constitutional requirements of probable cause and due process of law before the phone companies can help the government spy on you by turning over your phone records, emails and other sensitive information.

Yeah, the Fourth Amendment is going the way of the rest of them, I guess. And how did the Presidential candidates vote?

Sen. Barack Obama voted for your freedom. Sen. John McCain voted against you. Sen. Hillary Clinton didn't vote but is opposed to immunity, a spokesman said.

Yeah, that sounds about like McCain. I'm surprised at Obama, though. Never figured him for anything other than a socialist so-and-so.

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