Skip to comments.Democrats Wield The Patriot Ax
Posted on 10/05/2009 5:03:36 PM PDT by Kaslin
Homeland Security: Provisions of the law that spared New York another 9/11 are set to expire Dec. 31. So why do Democrats want to gut this law and remove the immunity telecom companies have for helping protect America?
To borrow a British expression from World War II, it was a very near thing. The capture, arrest and indictment of 24-year-old Afghan immigrant Najubullah Zazi before he could set off bombs made from store-bought chemicals prevented a tragedy of potentially devastating proportions.
It wouldn't have happened if the critics of Patriot Act had their way. The capture of Zazi was made possible by the "roving wiretaps" and other methods authorized under the Patriot Act signed into law by President George W. Bush. "All the layers of defense President Bush set up after Sept. 11 are working," noted Rep. Peter King, R-N.Y.
According to documents filed in New York federal court, Zazi and others had journeyed to Pakistan in August 2008 from where he allegedly e-mailed himself bomb-making instructions and received training from al-Qaida. This was precisely the kind of communication the Patriot Act was designed to intercept.
Nine pages of handwritten formulas for homemade explosives, fuses and detonators were later found on his laptop, e-mailed from an account in Pakistan. Tailed by the FBI, Zazi bought large quantities of hydrogen peroxide and acetone, which together can make a highly explosive cocktail.
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“Or maybe Barky and company want another “emergency....”
Damn right they do. Remember after 9/11, the lib news types were all upset that klintoon wasn’t in office? I thought that was very strange, then it hit me. They don’t give a rats ass about this country, they are loyal to their party only. They are jealous of the power that casto and chavez have. How do they get that kind of power? They exploit a chaotic situation. ozero and his admin are setting us up for another attack for this reason. I couldn’t believe that I was thinking this, but look at what they are doing. The dims in congress are floating all kinds of legislation that involves force and control, but can’t get this stuff passed. I believe that ozero is setting us up for another attack and in the aftermath will executive order through all the libs laws they have been dreaming about for 40 years, and thus completely shredding the Constitution. They want to be rulers and I believe this is how they are planning on getting it done.
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