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The words of Senator Chris Dodd after failing to defeat the FISA bill, complete with retroactive telecommunications company immunity from civil suits intact.
“Those who are advocating this notion that you have to give up liberties in order to be more secure are apparently prevailing.”
Dodd is promising to continue the fight, but I think it’s probably in the hands of consumers now. You might want to research what role your particularly long distance service company played when the big companies were turning over private information about their customers without so much as a warrant or subpoena.
Image comes from Talk Left.
On Super Tuesday our state was one among 26. In the week before the campaigns had to ration their efforts, and Obama himself did almost no campaigning in the state. Even Clinton’s was minimal, although the ground games in both had surrogates plugging away on weekend before.
Right now, a majority win of pledged delegates is going to be impossible for either side (I think they both need in excess of 75 or 80 percent of the remaining delegates, even if Clinton gets the Florida/Michigan delegates seated). Wisconsin, Ohio, Texas, and Pennsylvania are going to get the lion’s share of attention from here on in. There are some smaller states with primaries or caucuses in May and June.
Imagine if California’s primary was still in June! The pillow’s always cooler on the other side, until you switch.