quote: The Constitution is a document. A legal document. It is THE LAW. The highest law. Not the president. Not Congress. Not a court.
quote: the best weak excuse that the NSA can give is "we think it might have stopped a person or two who might have committed a terrorist attack, but we can't reveal many details to back up our claims!"
quote: Or are many of us suffering from some sort of collective Oslo syndrome where we fall in love with our abusive captors, cowering, yet crawling back to their feet after each beating?
quote: A warrant doesn't preclude abuse. But if judges issue abusive warrant, it will likely become publicly known.