Civil liberties

We're Spying On You

Police state:

The Bush administration said yesterday that it plans to start using the nation's most advanced spy technology for domestic purposes soon, rebuffing challenges by House Democrats over the idea's legal authority.

Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff said his department will activate his department's new domestic satellite surveillance office in stages, starting as soon as possible with traditional scientific and homeland security activities -- such as tracking hurricane damage, monitoring climate change and creating terrain maps.

Note to Republicans... There are other amendments to the Constitution besides the second one. But I suppose voting based on which candidate the least "faggy" is probably a better route, eh?