In tomorrow's edition of the New York Times...
Cheney Pushed U.S. to Widen Eavesdropping
In the weeks after the Sept. 11 attacks, Vice President Dick Cheney and his top legal adviser argued that the National Security Agency should intercept purely domestic telephone calls and e-mail messages without warrants in the hunt for terrorists, according to two senior intelligence officials.Click here for more. What is the deal with that guy anyway? Didn't get cuddled enough a small boy? Or did the scientist who created him just give him the wrong sort of heart?
But N.S.A. lawyers, trained in the agency's strict rules against domestic spying and reluctant to approve any eavesdropping without warrants, insisted that it should be limited to communications into and out of the country, said the officials, who were granted anonymity to discuss the debate inside the Bush administration late in 2001.
In related news, click for the Truthout article, Karl Rove Indicted on Charges of Perjury, Lying to Investigators by Jason Leopold.
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