... There are such things as
roving wiretaps. 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
-George W. Bush in April of 2004
"In the meantime, this program is
conscious of people's civil liberties, as am I. This is a limited program
designed to prevent attacks on the United States of America. And I repeat,
limited. And it's limited to calls from outside the United States to calls
within the United States. But they are of known -- numbers of known
al Qaeda members or affiliates."
-George W. Bush in January of 2006
And now it turns out Bush waffled again! It appears the NSA has been keeping track of nearly all calls made by U.S. citizens. Surely, Mr. Bush, you can't think all Americans are "known al Qaeda members or affiliates" can you?
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