RE: [RLC-Action] Re: Liberty Coalition (LC) ACT NOW on FISA
- Constitutionally, there are three issues here:Separation of PowersFourth AmendmentFirst AmendmentRead these:They might bring a little perspective to this DISCUSSION (hint, hint: where should this be occurring?)-Steve
From: RLC-Action@yahoogroups.com [mailto:RLC-Action@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of David Johnson
Sent: Wednesday, June 25, 2008 10:47 PM
Subject: Re: [RLC-Action] Re: Liberty Coalition (LC) ACT NOW on FISA
On Wednesday 25 June 2008 01:41:05 pm George Blumel wrote:
> Does Mr Johnson concur in Boumediene? That foreign terrorists have US
> Constitutional rights? Then you have a majority of the Supreme Court. It
> is my opinion that a majority of the Supremes ignore the Constitution when
> it pleases them. I revere the Constitution, innocent life and believe in a
> strong national defense. Obviously, you believe that the 4th Amendment
> applies to foreign terrorists. That is a dangerous belief held by many
> Democrats and a few Repubs. Fortunately not enough to kill FISA. You'll be
> safer now. -Geo.
You may not tap the phone converstations of US residents without a search
warrant. Even if one of the parties is a foreign national outside our
"The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and
effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated,
and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or
affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the
persons or things to be seized."
Do I believe that? Yes I do! Is it a dangerous belief? You bet it is!
Libertarianism is a dangerous belief! Just go ask any statist.
- Posted by: "Steven J Burden"> ... They might bring a little perspective to this DISCUSSION> (hint, hint: where should this be occurring?)Correct. I posted a notice of an RLC national boardACTION, whose propriety might be discussed here, butthe issue debate belongs on RLC-Discuss. If memberswant to re-post their arguments to that forum, I'll reply.Bill
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