The latest news on FISA
Four senators want Americans protected from warrantless E-mail, text message searches.
Post-9/11, the Bush administration authorized more warrantless wiretapping than previously known.
They're getting protection under the FISA revision—was it the right thing to do?
McCain calls Social Security a disgrace, Iran launches and bloggers respond, FISA passes.
Liberals (except Obama?) furious about wiretapping, MoveOn group moves on
Senate Republicans, who've already attacked trial lawyers for fighting the lingering FISA issue, are turning to "patent trolls" (those who aggressively enforce patents) as they move to claim that lawyers challenging post-9/11 legislation are jeopardizing national security.
President Bush is demanding immediate updating of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act.
President Bush's demand that the Senate swiftly approve an overhaul of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act doesn't seem to be prompting any significant action in the Senate, where Democrats withdrew it from floor action amid opposition from liberal members of the party.