--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: > > > In a message dated 8/19/06 6:18:51 P.M. Central Daylight Time, > [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: > > Of curse, none of these polls quite asks about the real issue: should the > president be > allowed to ignore the law? > > The law states that the law enforcement types most get a warrant to monitor > calls of the > relevant kind within 48 hours AFTER the monitoring starts, IIRC. > > The President never bothered to have his people do this. IN fact, since it > is standard > procedure for law enforcement agents to follow the law unless told > otherwise, someone > must have ordered these agents NOT to follow the law. > > > > As I have now said in a couple of other posts, the issue as you state also > involves presidential powers in a time of war when national security is > involved. Presidential authority and powers can and has changed numerous times > through out our history during wars.
At the very least, the president needs a damn good reson to break the law, even in time of war. There is *no* reason for Bush to break the law in this case. To subscribe, send a message to: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Or go to: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/FairfieldLife/ and click 'Join This Group!' Yahoo! Groups Links <*> To visit your group on the web, go to: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/FairfieldLife/ <*> To unsubscribe from this group, send an email to: [EMAIL PROTECTED] <*> Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to: http://docs.yahoo.com/info/terms/