Carter Appointed Judge Strikes Down NSA Program - Merged w/ I hate to say It

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    The legacy of Pres Peanut Carter lives on. One of his appointed Judges now has assumed the powers of Commander in Chief in war time and ordered a halt to the NSA surveillance program.

    Despite the success of the program here and in London, this Judge thinks she knows how to capture terrorists better then the experts.


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    Irrelevant. The case will be referred to SCOTUS eventully where I expect it will be upheld.
     
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    When you say upheld do you mean the Judges insane decision or the NSA trying to nail terrorists?
     
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    My bad - the "it" I refer to being upheld is the NSA surveillance program. The District ruling will be overturned.
     
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    No problem, I just wanted to make sure I understand where you are coming from.

    The liberal judiciary is trying to take the President's Commander in Chief powers away.

    I want to know why the ACLU would take this case to a MI Judge. They filed suite against the Federal government and they go to a MI court?

    Perhaps they wanted a Judge they knew would rule in their favor.

    The Amercian people were just knifed in the back and the terrorists are a bunch of happy campers.
     
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    Pretty well sums it up. I'd really like ot get my hands on that District Judge's ruling and the case papers to know her reasoning for her judgement.
     
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    Doesn't that just sound like something that would come out of Jimmy Carter's Administration? Alas, as you say, the legacy lives on! Let's hope and pray this decision gets overturned by a higher court. We all could be sitting ducks otherwise.
     
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    This outta make Zippy McPulpit happy.
     
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    You notice he didn't run out this time and say....
    WE KILLED THE NSA surveillance program.......such a little weasel


    8/17/2006 2:40:00 PM


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    To: National Desk

    Contact: Jim Manley or Jon Steinberg, 202-224-2939, both of the Office of Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid

    WASHINGTON, Aug. 17 /U.S. Newswire/ -- Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid released the following statement on today's ruling that President Bush's domestic spying program is unconstitutional:

    "Today's ruling is the latest example of how the Bush Administration has jeopardized our efforts in the war on terror. The Administration's decision to ignore the Constitution and the Congress has come at the expense of the security of the American people. Instead of being five years into an effective strategy we are back at square one. We now have the opportunity to take a new direction. It is time for the Administration to work with the Congress to develop effective tools to defeat terrorists. Senate Democrats stand ready to work with the Administration and Congressional Republicans toward that goal."

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    If so, wasn't the brightest move in an election year. Will get lots of coverage with the appeal, just in time for the elections.
     

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