Stepping on civil rights

So now Dubya wants to call it a "terrorist surveillance program" instead of a domestic spying program.

As we consider this, let's not forget how his administration stonewalled the 9/11 commission, buried the petition of more than 500,000 citizens who had questions about the Downing Street memo, dodged the inquiry into the Valerie Plame leak and is not cooperating with congressional hearings into the Katrina tragedy. Let us also not forget that this is an administration that leaned on the CIA to produce intelligence that would justify a war in Iraq and questions the patriotism of anyone who questions it.

For a president whose administration is highly secretive and uncooperative with sharing documents or testimony about its own activities, Bush seems fairly cavalier with our basic civil liberties.

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