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Madison, Aghast?
New York Sun, by Editorial

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Posted By:drive, 12/17/2013 8:03:52 AM

“Aghast” is the word that a United States district judge uses to describe how the author of the Constitution, James Madison, would react to the collection of metadata by the National Security Agency. The judge, Richard Leon, whose court is in the Columbia District, says he “cannot imagine a more ‘indiscriminate’ and ‘arbitrary invasion’ than this systematic and high-tech collection and retention of personal data on virtually every single citizen for purposes of querying and analyzing it without prior judicial approval. Surely, such a program infringes on ‘that degree of privacy’ that the Founders enshrined in the Fourth Amendment. Indeed,

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: WAN2, 12/17/2013 8:36:36 AM     (No. 9657003)

Yes, yes, yes and yes! But Madison is a long dead white guy most Americans either don´t know of or give a rip about.

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