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The Mark Levin Show Thread Feb 3,2006
2/3/06 | defconw

Posted on 02/03/2006 2:55:29 PM PST by defconw

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To: Fudd Fan

Congrats! How do you like it? We just purchased a 52in Mitsu HD DLP and love it! (but I'd prefer a plazma)


151 posted on 02/03/2006 3:42:41 PM PST by alice_in_bubbaland (New Jersey gets the corrupt government it deserves!)
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To: Fudd Fan

Oh! I meet Dan Quayle once and he's even better looking in person, then on TV. You lucky girl.


152 posted on 02/03/2006 3:42:42 PM PST by defconw (Bushbot,SnowFlake,Levinite, Dittohead,Hannitized and Sam's Club Member.)
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To: sofaman

"blue" clues!


153 posted on 02/03/2006 3:42:50 PM PST by Fudd Fan (Sorry Mr. Franklin, but apparently we couldn't keep it.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

I never saw it, neither did most of the others... I got flamed by someone on it and it was removed quick.


154 posted on 02/03/2006 3:43:14 PM PST by AliVeritas (The Espionage Act of 1917... It's time to use it.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Yah, verrrry telling.


155 posted on 02/03/2006 3:43:30 PM PST by Fudd Fan (Sorry Mr. Franklin, but apparently we couldn't keep it.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

The thing I notice first is the cop standing idly behind them.

Those cops need to go all LAPD or NOPD on their asses.


156 posted on 02/03/2006 3:43:36 PM PST by hattend
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To: defconw

I'm putty in the hands of a green-eyed blond guy. Luckily that describes Mr.FF!


157 posted on 02/03/2006 3:44:32 PM PST by Fudd Fan (Sorry Mr. Franklin, but apparently we couldn't keep it.)
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To: Fudd Fan

LOL!


158 posted on 02/03/2006 3:45:11 PM PST by defconw (Bushbot,SnowFlake,Levinite, Dittohead,Hannitized and Sam's Club Member.)
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To: AliVeritas
I never saw it, neither did most of the others... I got flamed by someone on it and it was removed quick.

I think we all scared him away!

159 posted on 02/03/2006 3:45:20 PM PST by Fudd Fan (Sorry Mr. Franklin, but apparently we couldn't keep it.)
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To: sofaman

Hmmm . . . it took me a while to get it. I'm a good Christian girl, and not very savvy in these matters. :-)


160 posted on 02/03/2006 3:45:27 PM PST by rightwingintelligentsia
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To: holdonnow

Will he do a column that delves into the Espionage Act his suggestions on how it should be investigated then implemented.


161 posted on 02/03/2006 3:45:28 PM PST by AliVeritas (The Espionage Act of 1917... It's time to use it.)
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To: MarineMom613
Look at the messages on those signs. And we are apologizing

A 'must see' thread:

Pics of radical Islamic protesters in Europe.
162 posted on 02/03/2006 3:45:56 PM PST by TomGuy
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To: hattend

I love all these morons who don't even know what a razor is for want to pick a fight on the modern world.

Don't bring a saber to a nuclear missile fight.

Can you tell militant ragheads piss me off?


163 posted on 02/03/2006 3:46:33 PM PST by hattend
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To: tiredoflaundry

:-) It's not even 4pm, I am in the office, but I have done my work for the day. I am waiting on my coworker-- we have had a few snags today


164 posted on 02/03/2006 3:46:59 PM PST by saveliberty (Proud to be Head Snowflake, Bushbot and a new member of Sam's Club)
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To: hattend

Tell us how you really feel!


165 posted on 02/03/2006 3:47:10 PM PST by RasterMaster ("Bin Laden shows others the road to Paradise, but never offers to go along for the ride." GWB)
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To: saveliberty

You put in a lot of hours!


166 posted on 02/03/2006 3:48:56 PM PST by tiredoflaundry (I'll admit it , I'm a Snow Flake !(Snoq) The rest of my tagline redacted by court order.)
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To: AliVeritas

Got your message.....thanks for the link and the info!! You are amazing!


167 posted on 02/03/2006 3:50:13 PM PST by Primetimedonna (Charter member of the San Francisco SnowFlakes! We love our Tony! It's SAN FRANCISCO, not Frisco.)
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To: hattend

Ummm... had no idea. LOL


168 posted on 02/03/2006 3:50:33 PM PST by AliVeritas (The Espionage Act of 1917... It's time to use it.)
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To: tiredoflaundry

:-) It's implementation weekend, if I don't get it done right, I would get in big trouble.

But even the crabby people here have commented about how cheery I am LOL!

(It must be the tons of coffee I drink)


169 posted on 02/03/2006 3:51:01 PM PST by saveliberty (Proud to be Head Snowflake, Bushbot and a new member of Sam's Club)
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To: alice_in_bubbaland

From what I've seen, I like it! I need some remedial classes in how to operate it. Mr.FF is the expert and he's gone to work.


170 posted on 02/03/2006 3:51:12 PM PST by Fudd Fan (Sorry Mr. Franklin, but apparently we couldn't keep it.)
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To: RasterMaster

Nah, the stomach acid rises in my throat and burns holes in my esophagus. The High Blood Pressure could stroke me out.

After seeing those pictures, I have to hit the stationary bike for an hour...stress relief.

F'n ragheads.


171 posted on 02/03/2006 3:51:32 PM PST by hattend
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To: anyone

Speaking about NUCLEAR MISSLE ATTACKS and such--

General Hayden will be on FOXNEWS on Sundays' Show--I know Mark has had him on before.

One of the FOX articles from the 6th , January:

Bush Touts Surveillance Program at NSA Headquarters

Wednesday, January 25, 2006



WASHINGTON — Noting that most of the successes at the National Security Agency are never acknowledged, President Bush Wednesday tried to boost morale of the agency's employees, many of which are carrying out his controversial electronic eavesdropping program.

Behind closed doors with employees of the super-secretive agency, which traditionally conducts only overseas surveillance, Bush said the NSA's work is vital to protecting the homeland and to ongoing operations in Afghanistan and Iraq.

He later told the press that he would continue with the program so long as a terrorist threat existed.

"Listen to the words of Usama bin Laden and take them seriously when he says he's going to hurt the American people again, or try to, he means it," Bush told reporters. "I take it seriously and the people of NSA take it seriously and most of the American people take it seriously, as well."

After Sept. 11, 2001, Bush authorized the NSA to conduct some surveillance without warrants of people inside the United States. The wiretaps are only used when someone inside this country is one of the people taking part in an overseas communication with a suspected link to Al Qaeda.

While critics call it a domestic spying program, the White House calls it a "terrorist surveillance program." After receiving harsh criticism from civil liberties groups and Democrats when news of the program was leaked by The New York Times, defending the program is a top priority of the Bush administration.

Bush said part of the terrorists' strategy is to place operatives inside the United States to blend in with the civilian population as they receive orders from overseas.

"We must be able to quickly detect when someone linked to Al Qaeda communicates with someone inside of America," he said, adding that the information gleaned from electronic surveillance has helped prevent attacks and save lives. "We must understand what's going on if we are going to do our job and protect the American people."

The president also stressed that numerous safeguards are in place to ensure the program is not abused or unduly infringes on Americans' rights, and said it is just one of the tools being used to protect the country.

"These tools include surveillance to protect and prevent further attacks by our enemies," Bush said. "I have the authorization both from the Constitution and the Congress to undertake this vital program. The American people expect me to protect our lives and our civil liberties and that's exactly what we're doing with this program."

The Bush administration argues that authority was given to the president in both the Constitution and the congressional resolution passed after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, to go to war against terrorists who want to do harm to the United States.

"This enemy still wants to do harm to the American people," Bush said. "We cannot let the fact that we have not been attacked lull us into the conclusion that the terrorists have disappeared. They have not disappeared."

Dems: We Want More Information

But Democrats, including Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, said they think the president's explanations do not adequately defend the decision to authorize wiretaps inside U.S. borders.

"Obviously, I support tracking down terrorists. I think that's our obligation. But I think it can be done in a lawful way," said Clinton, a potential 2008 presidential candidate.

"Their argument that it's rooted in the authority to go after Al Qaeda is far-fetched," she said in an apparent reference to a congressional resolution passed after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attack.

Bush's visit is part of an orchestrated, coordinated campaign by the White House to bolster public support for the program. NSA and administration officials argue that the program has been a vital tool in preventing more attacks on the homeland and that it is a good solution to the outdated FISA court, which traditionally has been used to authorize wiretap warrants under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act.

"The president not only has the authority to do what he's doing, but he has the responsibility to do what he is doing, because it's about saving lives. It's about preventing attacks," said White House spokesman Scott McClellan. "It's very limited in nature. And it's focused on international communications involving Al Qaeda members or affiliated terrorist organizations from either communicating inside the United States to someone outside, or communicating from outside the United States to someone inside."

Headquartered in Fort Meade, Md., the president last visited the NSA in June 2002, when the agency was already conducting this monitoring program. The administration says those warrantless wiretaps were very limited in number and very appropriate. Although the White House says it briefed key members of Congress on the program, after The New York Times broke the story, some Democrats came forward to say not enough of them were informed.

Gen. Michael Hayden, who ran the NSA at the time of the surveillance program's launch, this week defended the program, saying investigators were able to target suspected communications if they had "reason to believe" that someone is connected to Al Qaeda, rather than the "probable cause" standard required by the FISA court. The difference, he said, is that the detection methods don't target individuals but trap communications. The probable cause standard, on the other hand, relates to individuals.

Hayden, who now serves as principal deputy director of national intelligence, made clear NSA has often used FISA, especially after Sept. 11, but that in some cases, it is not as effective.

"The purpose of all of this is not to collect reams of intelligence, but to detect and prevent attacks. The intelligence community has neither the time, the resources nor the legal authority to read communications that aren't likely to protect us. And NSA has no interest in doing so. These are communications that we have reason to believe are Al Qaeda communications," Hayden said.

Attorney General Alberto Gonzales on Tuesday also defended the program during a speech at Georgetown University.

"It is an early warning system with only one purpose: to detect and prevent the next attack on the United States," Gonzales said. "It is imperative for national security reasons that we can detect reliably, immediately and without delay whenever communications associated with Al Qaeda enter or leave the United States."

Bush and key members of his administration have recently stepped up public appearances to respond to outcries over the program.

The Senate Judiciary Committee will open hearings Feb. 6 into the program and Gonzales has agreed to testify.

Sen. John McCain said Wednesday he's eager to learn more about the NSA program.

Appearing on NBC's "Today" show, the Arizona Republican said that "no one wants us not to be able to eavesdrop on a conversation, listen in on a conversation between an Al Qaeda operative and anyone else that could be a threat to the United States."

Asked if he thought Bush had broken the law, McCain replied, "I don't know. I want to be perfectly clear. I don't know the answer. That's why I welcome the hearings."

Former Vice President Al Gore, Bush's opponent in the hotly contested 2000 election that ended up being settled by the Supreme Court, charged earlier this month that Bush has violated federal laws.

FOX News' Greg Kelly and The Associated Press contributed to this report.


172 posted on 02/03/2006 3:51:46 PM PST by AirBorn
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To: hattend

I was wondering... Where does it say to cover your face when you're doing what Islam says (I mean, they should be proud right)?


173 posted on 02/03/2006 3:51:46 PM PST by AliVeritas (The Espionage Act of 1917... It's time to use it.)
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To: Primetimedonna

I know you are but what am I.


174 posted on 02/03/2006 3:52:20 PM PST by AliVeritas (The Espionage Act of 1917... It's time to use it.)
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To: AliVeritas

The information I just discussed with McCarthy will be available after 7 PM eastern here:
http://www.morgancunningham.net/


175 posted on 02/03/2006 3:52:52 PM PST by holdonnow
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To: saveliberty
But even the crabby people here have commented about how cheery I am LOL! (It must be the tons of coffee I drink)

and the "Bourbon Vanilla" you bake with! ;-)

176 posted on 02/03/2006 3:52:57 PM PST by tiredoflaundry (I'll admit it , I'm a Snow Flake !(Snoq) The rest of my tagline redacted by court order.)
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To: holdonnow

Thanks.


177 posted on 02/03/2006 3:53:38 PM PST by AliVeritas (The Espionage Act of 1917... It's time to use it.)
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To: AliVeritas

;>)


178 posted on 02/03/2006 3:53:45 PM PST by Primetimedonna (Charter member of the San Francisco SnowFlakes! We love our Tony! It's SAN FRANCISCO, not Frisco.)
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To: holdonnow

Anyway you could tell us if there's a game tonight?


179 posted on 02/03/2006 3:54:14 PM PST by AliVeritas (The Espionage Act of 1917... It's time to use it.)
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To: All
With Carter/Clinton's failures coming out in the open and the DUmocrats past of ignoring them, having Howard Dean as the face of the DNC, and not being able to tell the difference between transcripts of a speech by Al Gwhore or Osama, the LIEberals are all following the party over the edge.


180 posted on 02/03/2006 3:54:48 PM PST by RasterMaster ("Bin Laden shows others the road to Paradise, but never offers to go along for the ride." GWB)
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To: tiredoflaundry

LOL! I am trying to undo the "damage" I did at Christmas and New Years and no bourbon vanilla or anything containing it is off my list for a while. :-)

So far so good--


181 posted on 02/03/2006 3:56:07 PM PST by saveliberty (Proud to be Head Snowflake, Bushbot and a new member of Sam's Club)
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To: saveliberty

;-)


182 posted on 02/03/2006 3:56:43 PM PST by tiredoflaundry (I'll admit it , I'm a Snow Flake !(Snoq) The rest of my tagline redacted by court order.)
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To: holdonnow

You know... The questions the dems were asking at the hearings... public hearings mind you... info they couldn't possibly give... amazing. Don't get me started on JRock.
Negroponte wanted to smack the taste out of his mouth... If looks could kill...


183 posted on 02/03/2006 3:57:23 PM PST by AliVeritas (The Espionage Act of 1917... It's time to use it.)
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To: holdonnow

Amen


184 posted on 02/03/2006 3:57:35 PM PST by AliVeritas (The Espionage Act of 1917... It's time to use it.)
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To: tiredoflaundry

However, I did have a nice glass of wine last night


185 posted on 02/03/2006 3:57:54 PM PST by saveliberty (Proud to be Head Snowflake, Bushbot and a new member of Sam's Club)
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To: All

Anyone remember the reporter's name re: unwarranted seizure, that took place during Clinton?


186 posted on 02/03/2006 3:58:45 PM PST by AliVeritas (The Espionage Act of 1917... It's time to use it.)
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To: saveliberty

A glass of wine is good for your heart!


187 posted on 02/03/2006 3:58:53 PM PST by tiredoflaundry (I'll admit it , I'm a Snow Flake !(Snoq) The rest of my tagline redacted by court order.)
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To: AliVeritas

But Rockefeller had such a vacant stare like they were playing "I don't understand what you are telling me".

LOL! It would be perfect for an ad in October :-)


188 posted on 02/03/2006 3:59:21 PM PST by saveliberty (Proud to be Head Snowflake, Bushbot and a new member of Sam's Club)
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To: All

7 O'CLOCK UNDER GOD!


189 posted on 02/03/2006 3:59:58 PM PST by tiredoflaundry (I'll admit it , I'm a Snow Flake !(Snoq) The rest of my tagline redacted by court order.)
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To: tiredoflaundry
woo :-) A health food!
190 posted on 02/03/2006 4:00:07 PM PST by saveliberty (Proud to be Head Snowflake, Bushbot and a new member of Sam's Club)
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To: AliVeritas

No idea.


191 posted on 02/03/2006 4:00:18 PM PST by holdonnow
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To: tiredoflaundry
2 seconds,,,,,,,,,,,,,, grumble................
192 posted on 02/03/2006 4:00:43 PM PST by tiredoflaundry (I'll admit it , I'm a Snow Flake !(Snoq) The rest of my tagline redacted by court order.)
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To: AliVeritas

They don't want to get caught, same as any other criminals.

But they are standing right there! Why aren't the Danes just kicking their asses? Why aren't the Brits going all "soccer hooligan" all over them?

grrrr


193 posted on 02/03/2006 4:01:24 PM PST by hattend
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To: AliVeritas

I remember the warrantless search of Aldrich Ames' house, but he wasn't a reporter.


194 posted on 02/03/2006 4:01:27 PM PST by rightwingintelligentsia
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To: saveliberty

:-)


195 posted on 02/03/2006 4:01:28 PM PST by tiredoflaundry (I'll admit it , I'm a Snow Flake !(Snoq) The rest of my tagline redacted by court order.)
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To: tiredoflaundry
A glass of wine is good for your heart!
You should try a pint of Belgian Ale! Mmmmm Belgian!
196 posted on 02/03/2006 4:02:50 PM PST by MarkLevinFan
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To: saveliberty

I don't think Rockefeller is the sharpest knife in the drawer. Coupled with treasonous proclivities, that's BAD.


197 posted on 02/03/2006 4:02:55 PM PST by Fudd Fan (Sorry Mr. Franklin, but apparently we couldn't keep it.)
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To: MarkLevinFan

Do the Danes make such ale? I'd buy it.


198 posted on 02/03/2006 4:03:42 PM PST by Fudd Fan (Sorry Mr. Franklin, but apparently we couldn't keep it.)
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To: Fudd Fan

Maybe Negroponte should dangle shiny objects in front of him?


199 posted on 02/03/2006 4:03:43 PM PST by saveliberty (Proud to be Head Snowflake, Bushbot and a new member of Sam's Club)
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To: tiredoflaundry

LOL! Maybe the server time is off ;-)


200 posted on 02/03/2006 4:04:28 PM PST by saveliberty (Proud to be Head Snowflake, Bushbot and a new member of Sam's Club)
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