This is a frustrating, exasperating, irritating, maddening, stupefyingly dumb ass move by Congress. The Senate still has to follow suit for it to go through, but I worry that they will. It's being called a compromise, but many are calling it capitulation. It is really neither of those. It's a cover-your-ass move for Congress, plain and simple. If they made this into the big issue it deserves to be, many Congresscritters (on both sides) would have big problems. So, they've taken out their Sharpies, and they're blacking out parts of the Constitution. Nice.
House votes to expand Bush wiretap powers, telecom immunity
Less than 24 hours after introducing a controversial measure to expand President Bush's authority to spy on Americans, the Democratic-controlled House of Representatives on Friday voted to approve the administration- and Republican-supported bill, sending it to the Senate where it will likely be adopted. . .
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