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Wednesday, August 22, 2007

Keep On Pretending Scott

I posted a comment about the following story over at Scott-o-Rama's site on his post Let's Pretend II, but since it disagrees with his worldview and most likely will never see the light of day or be deleted milliseconds after appearing (how's that for the Left's openness and tolerance? You're welcome to an opinion...as long as it's theirs!) I'll post about it here too. FYI, it seems Scott-o-Rama has also banned That Gay Conservative from accessing his site or commenting on it. I guess we should also "pretend" that Scott-o-Rama believes in actual debate and conversation.

The comment was about this story:
Spy Chief Reveals Classified Details

National Intelligence Director Mike McConnell pulled the curtain back on previously classified details of government surveillance and of a secretive court whose recent rulings created new hurdles for the Bush administration as it tries to prevent terrorism.

—Offering never-disclosed figures, McConnell also revealed that fewer than 100 people inside the United States are monitored under FISA warrants. However, he said, thousands of people overseas are monitored.

McConnell's comments were a dramatic departure from the government's normally tight-lipped approach to disclosing any information about how it spies on electronic communications—some of its most sensitive and costly work. The FISA court's activities are particularly protected.

Even as he shed new light on the classified operations, McConnell asserted that the current debate in Congress about whether to update the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act will cost American lives because of all the information it revealed to terrorists.

"Part of this is a classified world. The fact that we're doing it this way means that some Americans are going to die," he said.
Oh yeah, that wire-tapping is just out of control. 100 people in the United States monitored under warrant! Never mind the fact that the left's whining and moaning - obviously about nothing - has made us more vulnerable to the Jihadists and who knows what other enemies, even as the threats to our nation have increased. Just so they don't have to worry about buying Scotts Turf Builder.

(Just for the record, it's Scott's blog and he can ban anyone he likes, but he shouldn't "pretend" he values openness and free discussion if he's going to do so...)

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