War Without Warrants & Subpoenas
To all those misinformed folks who have become so confused about FISA and NSA let me simplify it for you. We do not wage war with warrants and subpoenas. We fight crime and protect peoples rights with warrants and subpoenas, we do not fight wars with them.
Gee whiz. That's not what George W. Bush was saying a couple of years ago.
Link- Transcript: Bush Speech- Buffalo, NY April 20, 2004
Now, by the way, any time you hear the United States government talking about wiretap, it requires-a wiretap requires a court order. Nothing has changed, by the way. When we're talking about chasing down terrorists, we're talking about getting a court order before we do so.
It's important for our fellow citizens to understand, when you think Patriot Act, constitutional guarantees are in place when it comes to doing what is necessary to protect our homeland, because we value the Constitution.
Link- Transcript: "Ask President Bush" Campaign Event- Fond Du Lac, WI July 14, 2004
A couple of things that are very important for you to understand about the Patriot Act. First of all, any action that takes place by law enforcement requires a court order. In other words, the government can't move on wiretaps or roving wiretaps without getting a court order.