Skip to comments.Patriot Act Extensions Get Nod : Five Key Points Made Here on Law's "Constitutional Muster"
Posted on 02/15/2011 9:38:16 AM PST by Farcrier
In a turnaround from last Tuesday, when they failed to renew provisions of the Patriot act, House Republicans succeeded on Monday in extending the soon-to-expire surveillance provisions of the nation's anti-terrorism law. ... ... In a statement from the Heritage Foundation that supported renewal of the Patriot Act, legal experts surmised that liberal-left politicians and their supporters interested in "adding more hoops for investigators to jump through-in time-sensitive investigations-would kill the law's ability to fulfill its very purpose: to help stop terrorism."
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OK if people want to slam me for supporting the PA, go ahead ... I think we should get rid of it when and if certain other things are done to keep the nation secure, but I don't see that happening in this politically correct, elitist liberal America we live in ...
But you do post on this forum.
That probably qualifies you as a terrorist, or at least and extremist in Big Sis' eyes.
Personally, I don’t have a problem with it as I’m not a terrorist, nor will I be a terror suspect.
You already are a terror suspect according to Napolitano’s broadest suspect list.
I have no problems with guns, but I do have problems with guns in the hands of criminals or Red Guard types. Ditto expanded police powers in the hands of the Washington government.
I think I’ll be alright ... I’m still waiting for that first big story we have been hearing was going to happen since the Patriot Act was enacted. You know, a violation of a citizen’s rights where he was arrested for information obtained under the Act, not given a day in court, taken to Gitmo, etc ...
We’ll see if that happens now that it has been extended (awaiting the Senate vote and the Queen’s signature of course)
And, therein lies the problem!!!
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