Tag: FISA

Mukasey Smacks Down Kelly

It’s almost inconceivable that a government agency could have even less regard for civil liberties and the rule of law than the Bush Justice Department, but the NYPD is no ordinary government agency. It seems Police Commissioner Ray Kelly and…

Senate passes FISA bill with telecom immunity intact

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/… Bowing to President Bush’s demands, the Senate approved and sent the White House a bill Wednesday to overhaul bitterly disputed rules on secret government eavesdropping and shield telecommunications companies from lawsuits complaining they helped the U.S. spy on Americans.…