Dec 28, 2005

common sense: 1, utopianism: 0

Sixty-four percent (64%) of Americans believe the National Security Agency (NSA) should be allowed to intercept telephone conversations between terrorism suspects in other countries and people living in the United States. A Rasmussen Reports survey found that just 23% disagree. Sixty-eight percent (68%) of Americans say they are following the NSA story somewhat or very closely. Just 26% believe President Bush is the first to authorize a program like the one currently in the news. Forty-eight percent (48%) say he is not while 26% are not sure.
I love it when the American people are smarter than half the Senate.


Anonymous said...

Spin baby spin! Turn those words around.

Sure, the NSA ought to intercept communications between TERRORISTS, but not between every american. And especially without a court order.

Cynicus Prime said...

But not between terrorists and Americans? You sir, are a loony. The program doesn't monitor communications between Americans. It monitors communications between Americans and known terrorists. Sorry, you lose on this one, buddy.

Kate said...

And, before someone starts screaming (because the moonbats LOVE to play semantics), in a case where both known terrorists being monitored are American citizens, well, that's the breaks. That's what happens when you become a terrorist, you lose your right to privacy.

Anonymous said...

Oh really? And where did you get these facts from (if they even are facts) myself, and a couple hundred other americans, plus congress would like to know.
You go from saying you would like to find out more about these secret taps to all of a sudden knowing who exactly was being tapped. Wow, you must be tight with all g. dumbya

Cynicus Prime said...

Bush said the program was narrowly designed and used in a manner "consistent with U.S. law and the Constitution." He said it targets only international communications of people inside the United States with "a clear link" to al Qaeda or related terrorist organizations. -Washington Post