The US courts ruled the gag orders part of the NSLs unconstitutional, Cipora, while Bush was President. We had our spell with contra-Constitutional government. We're recovering now. We also discovered almost all the Bush Admin abuses and we'll be paying for them with real money for some time. Look up Brandon Mayfield. The Spanish documents turned out to be his son's 7th grade homework. Some of the Bush Cheney stuff even shocked Alan Dershowitz and Joe Lieberman. Though Lieberman is now proposing giving Hillary Clinton the right to strip some US citizens of their citizenship, if there is an allegation that they have foreign connections, that she gets to define. Not many tea-baggers even like that idea.
UN Security Council condemns North Korea launch, vows action (Reuters)
from the article: A Special Place in Hell / If the secret police ran a Jewish state