Meme time on so-called “Protect America Act”
“It will allow political electronic spying on American citizens without a warrant, no matter who they are talking to. And nobody will ever know. Are you down with Karl Rove bugging your phone without a warrant because he didn’t like a letter to the editor you wrote? Or a Democrat in office with the same unchecked power?”
The FISA we have now let’s us focus on finding real terrorists. It works. The Protect America Act is really the Protect the Party in Power Act. It’s both un-American and profoundly stupid.
And we shouldn't even have to get started on giving legal immunity to multi-billion dollar telecommunications corporations even if they broke the law for several years. Their defenders say they did it in good faith because the FBI asked them to. Fine. The law allows them to prove that. So prove it.