Nor Cal Truth Feb 6, 2011
The AP notes:
Top Senate Republicans called Friday for the three powers to be made permanent — a step rejected in the original law in favor of “sunsets” to ensure regular reviews by Congress to ferret out possible abuse.
Republican Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said doing so would give US intelligence and law enforcement officials “the highest degree of operational certainty that’s practicable.”
Interestingly enough, Mitch McConnell is making $$ yearly from groups like FOX news, Raytheon, and the Heritage Foundation. All three are incredibly suspect when comparing motive of function to necessity of function.
Mitch McConnell’s net worth has skyrocketed from under $8 million ending 2007 to $20 million starting 2011. His State’s economic outlook is not as good as his, which brings up the obvious question of who Mr. McConnell is working for. Furthermore, as a member of the “U.S.” Chamber of Commerce, he was involved with trying to keep the 9/11 first responders from receiving more adequate healthcare.
Here are some perspectives from others against this draconian law: