TELECOM Digest OnLine - Sorted: Re: Public Wants Court to Okay Wiretaps

Re: Public Wants Court to Okay Wiretaps

Herb Stein (
Tue, 10 Jan 2006 05:42:00 GMT

Phil Earnhardt <> wrote in message

> On Sat, 7 Jan 2006 23:20:21 -0600, Katherine Shrader
> <> wrote:

>> By KATHERINE SHRADER, Associated Press Writer

>> A majority of Americans want the Bush administration to get court
>> approval before eavesdropping on people inside the United States, even
>> if those calls might involve suspected terrorists, an AP-Ipsos poll
>> shows.

> And how many citizens polled replied that they had failed to inform
> themselves sufficiently in order to opine on the question?

> Most of the media articles I've read about this speak little about the
> fact and precedent. Two that did speak of such things are:


> Which was published 4 days after the NYT article/excerpts from the
> book and


> Which explains why warrants are often problematic.

> The ACLU did their damndest to muddle the issue with the full-page ad
> they took out in the 12/29/2005 issue of the New York Times:


> There is no comparison between Nixon's wiretaps and the NSA wiretaps
> being discussed here. Shame on that organization to try to make such a
> link.

> I fondly wish that more Americans would take the time to educate
> themselves on this issue.

> --phil

Good luck! The average "man on the street" thinks only about himself.

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