Archive for January 5th, 2006

Jan 05 2006

Still Chillin’

Somebody has to pat Mark Coffey on the back (and the rest of us Chillers) for seeing the facts behind the Gang of 14 agreement. Here we are eight months later and all is going well with Judicial nominations: “I don’t think anybody today sees a reason for a filibuster, but they may after the […]

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Jan 05 2006

FISC Judges Get Education

Now, I am sure the vast majority of the judges on the FISC are outstanding and upstanding jurists with patriotic intentions to protect the country and our laws. So I am not expecting a huge outcry from them after the briefing on the NSA process of listening in on communications between known terrorists outside this […]

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Jan 05 2006

Al Qaeda Wants US To Stay

The news of the rampant bombings in Iraq have no logic. Bush is considering the withdrawal of our troops if things settle down. So the insurgents bomb 100+ (latest figures) people across Iraq? A suicide bomber in the Shiite holy city of Karbala killed 30 people and wounded 50 Thursday morning, according to police Lt. […]

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Jan 05 2006

False Alarm

Bill Gertz at the Washington Times has a story that initially looked interesting when Drudge was teasing it on his site. A former National Security Agency official wants to tell Congress about electronic intelligence programs that he asserts were carried out illegally by the NSA and the Defense Intelligence Agency. Russ Tice, a whistleblower who […]

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