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  •  I think you must have ... (0+ / 0-)

    ... misinterpreted what the Judge said, ricklewsive, as the very function of the FISA Courts is to ensure that the searches do not impact, unconstitutionally, privacy rights. That's the only reason they exist.

    Perhaps the Judge said that he was constrained by Supreme Court precedent? That some deference has to be given to an agency's regulations and interpretation of the laws provided for it by Congress?

    Still, those courts exist only to hear the privacy issues.

    Rand Paul is to civil liberties as the Disney Channel is to subtle and nuanced acting. On biblical prophesy: If you play the bible backwards, it says, "Paul is dead."

    by Tortmaster on Thu Jan 30, 2014 at 06:53:47 AM PST

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