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In another examle of exactly why Americans want change in the upcoming election, the Supreme Court today decided to ignore a lawsuit regarding illegal wiretaps. Instead of acting like the "check and balance" they are Constitutionally intended to be, they're once again letting the President break the law, unimpeded.
As frustrated as we Democrats might be with politics in general, there is no clearer proof of the importance of who is President. Only two of the justices on the Supreme Court were appointed by Democrats. And rather than put partisanship aside, and simply rule on law, this court clearly backed the guy who brung 'em.
Supreme Court rejects wiretap suit
The domestic spying case ends quietly as the justices issue a one-line order dismissing the ACLU challenge of the Bush program.
The Supreme Court today dismissed the first legal challenge to President Bush's warrantless wiretapping order, but without ruling on any of the key issues.Since Congress is now fighting with the White House over new rules for wiretapping, the court may have chosen to stand aside from the controversy. . .
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