Almost no sneak and peek Patriot Act spy invasions of Americans’ homes were terrorism related last year – only 3 out of 763 last year. 65 percent of the remaining cases had to do with drug investigations, not terrorism – and just what kind of investigations were the remaining 34.61 percent of cases related to? Shoplifting? Parking violations? Jaywalking?
“It points to the absence of any species to species transitional forms actually found in the fossil record.” – Kirk Cameron, paleontologist, creationist, homo sapiens
Senate Judiciary Chairman Patrick Leahy described warrant-free National Security Letters in committee proceedings this morning: They don’t require approval by a court, a grand jury or even a prosecutor. They are issued in secret, with a recipient’s silence under penalty of law. But they allow