Letters: Jun. 12, 2006

Inside Bush's Secret Spy Net

News that the government has been tracking Americans' phone calls created static in the Beltway and the blogosphere. Although we heard mostly from readers who charged Uncle Sam with putting constitutional protections on hold, some welcomed the data mining in the hope that it would yield a direct line to terrorists

TIME reported that the National Security Agency (NSA), with help from phone companies, has been tracking the calls of tens of millions of Americans--in secret, without a warrant and without Congress's approval [May 22]. President George W. Bush will never stop al-Qaeda by spying on...

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