The new revelations that the government has been spying on its American citizens is not shocking, nor new. The Bush-Cheney administration has allegedly spent many hours laboring over the different ways that they could circumvent the rules and regulations, the envelope if you will, of our Bill of Rights and the Constitution. Supported by a dimwitted Republican dominated Congress, America was closer to being under dictatorial assault than ever before.
In the pass month we have gotten testimony from two sources of rampant spying against America’s troops, selected journalist, and the people of America in general. The questions now are… who knew, and to what extend did the Bush-Cheney administration perpetuate the spying against the citizens of America?
Now we know why the Bush-Cheney administration did not want to use the normal channels of FICA to get a warrant to wiretap – a warrant incidentally that could be applied for at anytime commensurate with, or after the wire-tapping of a subject had began. The arguments were made for and against before Congress and the Republican dominated Congress gave the Bush-Cheney administration carte blanche to listen in on the conversations of America – including conversations between our troops and their wives.
The evidence continues to mount against the Bush-Cheney administration as one that has allegedly committed malfeasance in office. Will there be additional investigations in support of prosecutions against the Bush-Cheney administration? Did the Bush-Cheney administration conspire to achieve the capability to spy on America? What of Attorney General Gonzalez and the firing of the Department of Justice lawyers? NSA Security Analyst Russell Tice has given us a brief look into the doings of NSA and how the country has been duped once again by Bush-Cheney…
In a democracy, silence is not golden; it is condonance in the face of injustices; it is fear, where the thought of reprisal fosters control - Rodney A. Davis