Originally Posted by barryr
Seems to me democrats were needed in order to get the Patriot Act passed in the first place and have been in the majority for awhile now with a democrat in the WH, so we have seen the evil Partriot Act(as described before 2008) done away with? Hmm. Gitmo is closed? Hmm.
Original Patriot Act passed I think 98-2 or something similar. The more recent extension of it (signed by President Obama) wasn't much better.