Originally Posted by peacepipe
They have this fear of the gov & believe they one day they'll have to turn and use them against our own troops.
You've never read much Jefferson have you.
You guys must love the Patriot Act. And probably wish it went way further. Imagine how many baddies our benevolent government could dispatch if only they could put an unannounced ear on a few phone calls and get a few email sneak peeks every now and again. Its our beloved government so we all know there's be nothing to fear. And of course we can assume that wiretapping and electronic communication was never contemplated at the Constitutional convention. And vehicle search and seizure? No problem. Doesn't say anything about cars in the 4th Amendment.