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Senator good to see welcome back sir.
Going to be with you John and if you ABC the president can you give him a message whether that they always his untimely death.
Yeah here's the -- a message for the president I'm in Philadelphia he doesn't need to look at my phone records.
I'll just go and -- know where I am tonight in case he's looking format it and the only place they won't be able to find he was on MSNBC.
It -- yeah.
All right now.
Let mother has got a series quite let me see if I got this right the government -- snooping on every American watching this program every American.
And they've been resistant to say like Fort Hood is a war on terror.
They won't use the -- word for terrorism but apparently they're looking up -- for Tea Party.
Yeah I think these are connected in as much as they say a lot what are your thoughts.
Well you know the first objection obviously is the bill of rights as you said really you have a right to privacy and they shouldn't be allowed to look at your records -- -- they think you've committed a crime.
But the second aspect of this is it's not a very good way to look for terrorists for example this -- -- Brothers the Boston Marathon bomber.
We knew he was a potential problem but then somebody forgot to look and find out that he had flown back to check -- out.
So we're not doing a good now police work we can't seem to keep up.
With the people we've been told about.
Remember the underwear bomber his dad turned him and we couldn't keep up with him he's still got on -- plane.
And yet they think somehow they're gonna go -- billions of bits of information every day and I think really we have to step back and say is is good police work.
But also it isn't our right to privacy more important -- -- well -- would you then say it's broad sweeping.
The least effective method possible and the most intrusive on our rights.
Yeah I think the thing is is that.
Really this is what our founding fathers fought the revolution over at least one of the points is they objected to general warrants.
These were warns it didn't specify who is going to be searched so the British soldiers could go from house to house now we're going from computer to computer.
Not a people who are suspected of being terrorists.
Of every American they're going to a billion phone calls a day.
And from your phone records.
They can track your movements that's why was joking about John the president I'm in Philadelphia because I called my wife earlier so they conveying that.
And they'll know that I'm actually in Philadelphia tonight -- -- really do we really want them tracking our whereabouts that's funny but honestly it's not that funny.
Well let's take a look and then the president as a candidate and at a lot of things to say about this that he wouldn't do this.
Let's remind people of the things that he promised.
If someone wants to know why they're -- government has decided to go.
-- -- fishing expedition through every personal record for private document through the library books that you read.
The call phone call for you may have read emails that you -- this legislation gives people an all rights to appeal the need for such a search.
Get a quarter ball.
When I'm president one of the first things I'm gonna do is -- my attorney general.
And saved to him -- -- I want you to review every executive order -- -- by George Bush.
Whether it relates to warrantless wiretaps or detaining people or.
Reading emails or whatever it is I want to go through every single one on one hand if they are unconstitutional.
If -- are encroaching on civil liberties unnecessarily.
We are going to overturn.
-- provide our intelligence and law enforcement agencies with the tools they need to track and take out the terrorists without undermining our constitution.
And our freedom.
We need to find a way forward to make sure that we can stop terrorists while protecting privacy.
And liberty of innocent Americans that's more common defense.
We reject as false.
The choice between our safety and our ideals.
Senator that he fulfill those -- promises.
We'll see you know this is why the American public has such a low regard for politicians it's utter frank hypocrisy.
This is also the same president who made all those grand promises who signed legislation that says that an American citizen.
Can be arrested without charge.
Indefinitely detained and sent to Guantanamo Bay but he says I won't ever do it I don't intend to do it but he signed -- giving himself that power.
So he -- does a lot of good things and he sounds good.
But he doesn't really seem to mean anything that he says and that kind of hypocrisy is why Americans are so fed up with Washington senator the Director of National Intelligence back in March James clapper told the Senate Intelligence Committee.
That the NSA did not collect.
Data of millions of Americans -- -- our air this and see if you think this is true.
Does the NSA collecting any type of data it at all.
On millions or hundreds of millions of American.
-- -- It does not.
There are cases where they could in inadvertently.
Collect but not not winning one.
Senator did you tell the truth every -- You know what he may be -- seeing the truth because maybe they say -- we're not collecting it are keeping it but they're certainly looking at it because.
The court order that we've -- the -- has been -- says that all of the records for three month period from phone.
People who have -- with Verizon was look at so maybe he says -- we're not collecting it but we're sure the heck looking at it that sounds to me like we're parsing the truth.
But I think ultimately the American people have decided -- started a lawsuit we're asking tens of millions of Americans to join our lawsuit.
You know Iran -- dot com join this -- we want you on our lawsuit Sean because they're probably looking -- your phone records for certain.
We want tens of millions of Americans inside out there and say to the president we want to say to the president.
We don't want you looking at our phone records and less were accused of a crime you know.
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