The two week extension of the FISA amendment expires on February 15, 2008. Senator Reid has filed for another extension, but you can bet the terror alarms will rise from the White House and Bush with his usual fashion will try to place blame on Democrats in Congress, and call them soft on terror. It’s the same old smoke coming out of the same old hole.
It’s a pretty sure bet that you can rely on more videos surfacing, and you can bet on Bush Co. using any and every lie to try to strong arm Congress and the rest of us. It’s been getting thick again since FISA is coming up for a vote again.
In typical fashion, just in time to try coercing Congress to pass the bill wanted by the administration, the propaganda generated by this administration is coming in droves. As noted by Bruce Schneier in a commentary he wrote on Wired.com, the debate isn’t security versus privacy. It’s liberty versus control.
As the usual games, lies and threats of a desperate administration continue, I felt it was necessary to put the Special Commentary by Keith Olbermann on his Countdown show below (between the lines) for any who may have missed it to serve as a reminder.