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ACLU Caught in Massive Coverup while Suing US for Wiretapping
Left Wing Hate Website ^ | 1-17-2006 | Thanatos

Posted on 01/17/2006 8:01:45 AM PST by Thanatos

The ACLU had announced on Tuesday, November 16, 1999 that it will create a website called "www.echelonwatch.org". This website would chronicle all uses of the Planetary Evesdropping system used by the United States to monitor Phone Calls, Cell Phones, Satellite Communications around the world. This is the "NSA Evesdropping" system that's in the news today.

The ACLU had an extensive Library of documents, archives, news articles, links to congressional testimony and was the place to go for this information. That is until now. The ACLU is deleting all this information off the website. It had chronicled all this information and is now hiding it from the public.

Why?

This is probably the reason: NSA Spying on Americans Is Illegal (12/29/2005)

On December 29, 2005, the ACLU decided to jump on the "Let's get Bush Impeached" bandwagon and published this ad in the NY Times:

ACLU Hate Bush Ad published in NY Times 12/29/2005

Today, January 17, 2006, the ACLU Filed suit in Federal Court in two cities to "Stop" the United States from intercepting communications From international Terrorist calling their allies within the United States.

ACLU sues to stop domestic spying program

Why would the ACLU delete their extensive website on Project Echelon? The answer is simple, they are arguing that all this "Spying on American Citizens" started with the Bush Administration, they do not want evidance unearthed that proves that the Clinton Administration and every Administration has used these "Wiretaps" to protect American Citizens since the invention of the Telephone.

And no, Al Gore did not Invent the Telephone.. No matter what he says, he didn't.


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Editorial; Extended News; Foreign Affairs; Government; Politics/Elections; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: aclu; echelon; homelandsecurity; lawsuit; nsa; patriotleak; projectechelon; spying
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1 posted on 01/17/2006 8:01:47 AM PST by Thanatos
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To: Thanatos

What a GREAT find! Superb!


2 posted on 01/17/2006 8:03:07 AM PST by Peach
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To: Thanatos

Bump!


3 posted on 01/17/2006 8:08:46 AM PST by Antoninus (The greatest gift parents can give their children is siblings.)
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To: Thanatos

Bump.


4 posted on 01/17/2006 8:10:39 AM PST by Rocko (Liberals -- filled with a compassion you always hear about, but never witness.)
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To: Thanatos

Use the Wayback Machine!

http://www.archive.org/web/web.php

Put www.echelonwatch.org into the search box and click on Go.

Documents are shown back as far as 2000.


5 posted on 01/17/2006 8:11:23 AM PST by Tarantulas ( Illegal immigration - the trojan horse that's treated like a sacred cow)
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To: Thanatos

Great post!


6 posted on 01/17/2006 8:12:25 AM PST by bonfire
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To: Peach

They must have forgotten about www.archive.org...


7 posted on 01/17/2006 8:12:43 AM PST by Herosmith
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To: Thanatos

they can delete it from the website but if it was there then the "way back machine" will have a snapshot of it back then.

bwaaaaaaaaaaahhhhhaaaaaaaaaaa!

My favorite is the Communist party USA, where for ages, MoveOn.org was listed on the front page as their ACTION wing of the CPUSA.

http://web.archive.org/web/20030719052730/http://cpusa.org/


8 posted on 01/17/2006 8:12:44 AM PST by The Bat Lady (Hey Glenn, I get it!)
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To: Thanatos
Time to crank up the wayback machine...

wayback

They can remove those files but they can't hide them


9 posted on 01/17/2006 8:15:10 AM PST by darkwing104 (Let's get dangerous)
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To: Thanatos

I'm not so sure anything has been deleted. I'm getting a "connection refused" response from the links on their echelon website but that doesn't necessarily mean files have been deleted.


10 posted on 01/17/2006 8:17:17 AM PST by Tarantulas ( Illegal immigration - the trojan horse that's treated like a sacred cow)
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To: Thanatos
Hey ACLU--Google and Yahoo! are not your friends.
11 posted on 01/17/2006 8:17:23 AM PST by RayChuang88
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To: Thanatos

The ALCU thinks it can operate like the old Soviet Union altering 'history' and making inconvenient persons 'disappear'. They forgot; 1984 is history.


12 posted on 01/17/2006 8:22:50 AM PST by 6SJ7
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To: Thanatos

Maybe someone from FR should archive some of this stuff, too. The ACLU is pretty slippery, and they could threaten the regular archivers with lawsuits.

Not that FR needs another lawsuit, either. But it would be good to have this preserved somewhere.


13 posted on 01/17/2006 8:26:11 AM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: Thanatos

BTTT ...later read


14 posted on 01/17/2006 8:29:32 AM PST by BIGLOOK (Order of Battle: Sink or capture as Prize MS Media)
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To: Thanatos

Awesome! I presume you have that page saved in such a way as to preserve it through the ages? BUMP for great freeping!


15 posted on 01/17/2006 8:31:17 AM PST by Lancey Howard
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To: Thanatos; Tarantulas; darkwing104; bonfire
FLASHBACK: Gore Planned to Bug America
NewsMax ^ | Friday, Nov. 16, 2001 | Charles R. Smith


Posted on 01/16/2006 10:26:32 PM PST by Howlin


Gore Planned to Bug America

Charles R. Smith

Friday, Nov. 16, 2001

Secret documents show Gore rejected 'due process.'

During the 2000 presidential elections, Al Gore claimed to have invented the Internet. Gore's dubious claim of techno-savvy came within days of his admission that he managed to delete all of his e-mail concerning meetings with large DNC money donors.

This article is very long go to the FR link to read the documentation of Gore's work to violate our constitution:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1559386/posts

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Appeals panel rejects secret court's limits on terrorist wiretaps

From Terry Frieden
CNN
Tuesday, November 19, 2002 Posted: 1:24 AM EST (0624 GMT)


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WASHINGTON (CNN) -- The United States has broad authority to use wiretaps and other surveillance techniques to hunt for suspected terrorists, a federal appeals court panel ruled Monday.

In a 56-page opinion overturning a May decision by the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, the three-judge panel said the expanded wiretap guidelines sought by Attorney General John Ashcroft under the new USA Patriot Act law do not violate the Constitution. (More on the USA Patriot Act)

The ruling by the special panel from the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia gives broad surveillance authority to counter-intelligence and counter-terrorism investigators to track individuals considered potential national security threats.

"Our case may well involve the most serious threat our country faces," the panel declared.

The reversal of May's decision by a federal judge represents a victory for the Justice Department and the FBI, which were harshly criticized by the lower court judge for its handling of wiretap applications, and their interpretation of the authority granted the government by the USA Patriot Act.

The ruling represents a setback to the American Civil Liberties Union and National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, which had filed briefs opposing the government's position, but there was no immediate decision whether the case would be appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court.

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16 posted on 01/17/2006 8:31:42 AM PST by Howlin
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To: Thanatos

The link works; the page has not been deleted. The properties of the link show two "http://". Just right click the link, go to properties, and C/P the link with a single "http://" into another window or tab.


17 posted on 01/17/2006 8:34:00 AM PST by snakechopper
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To: Thanatos

The graduates of Commie-Martyrs High School (ACLU) are now trying to shape public policy for our Nation's defense against terrorism?

Yeah, that'll work. I'm feeling safer already./s/


18 posted on 01/17/2006 8:41:19 AM PST by Liberty Valance ("Chloe ... I need another way out of here..." ~ Jack Bauer)
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To: Thanatos

Right. Mustn't let the public get properly informed, or they might not side with the Leftist scum.


19 posted on 01/17/2006 8:44:52 AM PST by Rocky (Air America: Robbing the poor to feed the Left)
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To: Thanatos

Thank you for post on ACLU, giv'em he*l.


20 posted on 01/17/2006 8:49:23 AM PST by buck61 (luv6060)
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To: Thanatos
There's the rub...the mortal enemies of America (take the ACLU -Please) naturally want to use America's freedom against her by operating as secretly as they can..

When their kind takes over....there will be absolute zero privacy and non stop raids on all their real and imagined enemies ..and Gulags their kind always provides Gulags.. for it's critics.
21 posted on 01/17/2006 8:50:05 AM PST by joesnuffy (A camel once bit our sister.. but we knew what to do.. we gathered rocks and squashed her!)
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To: Howlin

I, for one, am extremely thankful to algore for inventing the 'net.
Without al's invention, there'd be no FR to factcheck his a**.
HEHEHEH


22 posted on 01/17/2006 8:50:28 AM PST by Straight8
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To: Straight8

Isn't that the truth.

Plus, we'd all think WE were the crazy ones.


23 posted on 01/17/2006 8:51:16 AM PST by Howlin
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To: Thanatos
Didn't clintoon told the honest truth when he waved his finger to the American People saying: "I want you to listen careful, I have never,never, ever had sex with..........???
24 posted on 01/17/2006 8:52:30 AM PST by danamco
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To: The Bat Lady

Where? I just clicked on your link, and Moveon.org isn't on that page.


25 posted on 01/17/2006 8:55:30 AM PST by savedbygrace (SECURE THE BORDERS FIRST (I'M YELLING ON PURPOSE))
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To: Thanatos

Bump!


26 posted on 01/17/2006 8:56:47 AM PST by Jaxter ("Vivit Post Funera Virtus")
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To: Thanatos
I wonder when the ACLU will file suit for the complete Barrett Report to be released, as the law dictates.

Maybe the ACLU doesn't consider the Clinton Admin's use of the IRS against political enemies to be a civil rights violation.

27 posted on 01/17/2006 9:25:22 AM PST by dirtboy (My new years resolution is to quit using taglines...)
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To: Thanatos

Burning the midnight oil at the Ministry of Truth.

It is so complicated to be a leftist. Reality must be constantly changed to keep up with the shifting politics.


28 posted on 01/17/2006 9:41:33 AM PST by Dan Evans
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To: Thanatos

Why? Because they want to, "spy" on anybody that doesn't see it their way. They made a blunder by posting how to do it all, because it showed their hand. Spur of the moment, eagerness and all...


29 posted on 01/17/2006 9:49:13 AM PST by Mrs. Darla Ruth Schwerin
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To: dirtboy

I mean, the ACLU would have to believe that using the IRS/Treasury department on MLK was OK to accept it was OK for Clinton to do it.


30 posted on 01/17/2006 10:00:50 AM PST by UCANSEE2
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To: Thanatos
Doofus. Here.
31 posted on 01/17/2006 10:15:05 AM PST by Sandy
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To: Thanatos

Bump!


32 posted on 01/17/2006 10:34:30 AM PST by talleyman (Kerry & the Surrender-Donkey Treasoncrats - trashing the troops for 40 years.)
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To: Thanatos

Could it be that those that are pointing the finger at Bush have something to hide? Nah, that would be irrational and irresponsible. </sardonic>


33 posted on 01/17/2006 10:36:53 AM PST by Fruit of the Spirit
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To: Thanatos

The mendacity of the ACLU and their water-carrying for the Democrat party apparently has no bounds. George Bush did not lie to the American people. Not only did Bill Clinton lie to the American people, "I did not have sex with that woman", but he also lied under oath to a court of law-purgery, a felony--where is his picture?


34 posted on 01/17/2006 10:37:58 AM PST by RightWingConspirator (Glad that Ted the Boorish Drunk, Hitlery the Witch and John Fonda/Fraud Kerry are not my senators.)
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To: Dan Evans

"Burning the midnight oil at the Ministry of Truth. "

Right Think
Wrong Think
Old Think
New Think
Old History
New History
Enemy of People

George Orwell was a man truly ahead of his time.


35 posted on 01/17/2006 10:42:01 AM PST by cpdiii (roughneck (oil field trash and proud of it), geologist, pilot, pharmacist, full time iconoclast)
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To: Sandy

Who's the "Dufus"??

Everything the ACLU had on that website prior to the Bush Administration, including documents from 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000 that the ACLU filed against the Clinton Administration are all gone.. nada.. zip.. kaput..

... erased

The timemachine links posted earlier by other freepers show those incriminating documents.. The ACLU website does not..

Where did they go?

Why did the ACLU delete them from their website?

Why the Coverup? What are they Covering up?

Why is the ACLU lying?


36 posted on 01/17/2006 10:59:59 AM PST by Thanatos (www.LeftWingHate.com)
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To: Thanatos; Sandy

Waiting for Sandy's reply...


37 posted on 01/17/2006 11:30:55 AM PST by msg-84
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To: Thanatos

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38 posted on 01/17/2006 12:13:05 PM PST by tracer
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To: Thanatos

American Civil Liberties Union
about the aclusupreme courtlegislative updateaction centerdonate nownewsroom





ACLU XML Feed


Home : 404

We're sorry. The page you are looking for could not be found. You may have followed a bad link, used an outdated bookmark, or it may have moved to another part of the ACLU.org website.

We have recently updated our website in order to improve your experience. Most links will automatically redirect to the page's new location, but if you have a problem finding something, please try one of these options:

* Try browsing by topic using the navigation menus (at right or above).
* Use the ACLU website's site search engine (above right).


39 posted on 01/17/2006 12:14:41 PM PST by tracer
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To: Thanatos

Bump


40 posted on 01/17/2006 12:15:29 PM PST by PRND21
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To: Thanatos
Well I don't know what you think is missing, but the link I gave you is the current ACLU EchelonWatch site. It has all sorts of info and links to more info, including older stuff like this. What exactly are you looking for? This or what?
41 posted on 01/17/2006 12:22:01 PM PST by Sandy
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To: Sandy

I'm guessing that there is much info in Alamo Girl's archives on clinton on this topic.


42 posted on 01/17/2006 2:40:48 PM PST by WVNan
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To: Thanatos
I can see it now...."They found out, they found out"
43 posted on 01/17/2006 3:14:14 PM PST by Doogle (USAF...8thAF...4077th TFW...408th MMS...Ubon Thailand..."69"..Night Line Delivery,AMMO)
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To: Thanatos

Bump!


44 posted on 01/17/2006 3:26:37 PM PST by TheLion
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To: Thanatos
You all may want to save this image for your records. Eschelon link on this aclu page give the following.
45 posted on 01/17/2006 4:23:20 PM PST by FreeAtlanta (never surrender, this is for the kids)
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To: Thanatos

Bump


46 posted on 01/17/2006 5:04:46 PM PST by nomad
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To: Thanatos
Good stuff, thanks for posting this! Hypocrisy is thy middle name both rats and libs.
47 posted on 01/17/2006 5:09:56 PM PST by SeaBiscuit (God Bless all who defend America and Friends, the rest can go to hell.)
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To: Thanatos
Reminds me of this:

ACLU Changes Its Website After Being Caught Editing and Distorting the 1st Amendment

48 posted on 01/17/2006 5:27:06 PM PST by piasa (Attitude Adjustments Offered Here Free of Charge)
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To: piasa

Bump


49 posted on 01/18/2006 8:55:32 AM PST by listenhillary ("Mainstream media" is creating it's own reality~everything sucks)
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To: piasa
Famous Quote: "Those that refuse to Learn from their past are condemmed to repeat it".

Liberal Interpretation of the Quote: "Why learn from the past when we can just rewrite it to suit our purposes"
50 posted on 01/18/2006 9:14:51 AM PST by Thanatos (www.LeftWingHate.com)
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