http://www.nytimes.com/2009/04/16/us/16nsa.html?_r=1&hp So much for the rule of law, so much for privacy, so much for due process. This is pretty much all about a powerful government claiming more power. The republicans really screwed us by implementing this, and Obama is seriously screwing us by not gutting it. No, there's no potential for abuse there. Sorry, it was an accident guys, I swear! How do we excuse this nonsense any longer? Oh yeah, the al qaeda bogeyman.