Friday, February 10, 2006

Senate Throws Civil Liberties Under the Bus

Today's WaPo:
Patriot Act Compromise Clears Way for Senate Vote

Several liberals condemned the bill. "I am gravely disappointed in this so-called deal," said Sen. Russell Feingold (D-Wis.). "The White House agreed to only a few minor changes" that "do not address the major problems," he said, adding: "We've come too far and fought too hard to agree to reauthorize the Patriot Act without fixing those problems."

I'm with Suburban Guerrilla on this one:

Kiss Your Civil Liberties Goodbye

The Senate sold us out on the PATRIOT Act yesterday. Let’s see what the House does.

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