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Saturday, June 11, 2005

Republicans: Their Way or the Highway

Hearing on Patriot Act Ends in an Angry Uproar - New York Times: "WASHINGTON, June 10 - A hearing on the antiterrorism law known as the USA Patriot Act degenerated into chaos on Friday, as Representative F. James Sensenbrenner Jr. called Democrats 'irresponsible,' gaveled the session to a premature close and stormed out of the room." Also: Panel Chairman Leaves Hearing
The so-called USA Patriot Act, a first step on the road to totalitarianism, is meeting some long awaited questions. It seems that the Bu$hco Republicans do not want to answer any questions, another sign of totalitarianism. With unsupported claims of "endangering American lives," the House Judiciary Committee chairman stomps out of the room in a fit of pique. Power does not like accountability. Beware totalitarianism.

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