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-- -- -- We -- having hearings appear on Capitol Hill today.
In the senate to talk about being an -- there is bipartisan upset about.
What the government now says were accidental -- reaches.
An accidental breaches but many believe there's been a systematic violation.
American civil liberties particularly their Fourth Amendment right.
You have -- piece today available at foxnews.com.
Where you take a look at what the constitution and the framers say about the subject what's a huge.
-- two things to say first of all these are not accidental over regions and the gathering of meta data meaning the gathering of data.
About people as to whom the government lacks any evidence of suspicion whatsoever.
Is not an accidental overreach by the NSA.
It's an intentional overreach by and and inappropriate unconstitutional.
Now the statute which lets federal judges.
On this secret -- accord signed these general warrants without any evidence of individualized suspicion as required by the constitution.
Actually creates in my view an unconstitutional.
Court here's why.
The constitution says before that.
Federal judiciary can do -- -- there must be a dispute a case or controversy judges don't exist in the abstract to say.
That's constitutional that's unconstitutional.
And we have the power to decide -- to switch.
They leave the jurisdiction of the federal court can only be invoked when a plane -- -- defendant or when the government prosecutes a defendant.
So absent that case or controversy which is the absolute baseline for the invocation.
Of the jurisdiction of the federal judge.
The federal courts have no jurisdiction so two weeks ago for example Chris when a federal judge here in DC sitting on the -- -- court.
Published a 25 page opinion.
About why fired up -- -- court has the authority.
To authorize NSA spying and why the NSA -- Are permitted to gather data about all of our phone calls texts and emails whether there's evidence of wrongdoing on our part or not.
Her opinion meant absolutely nothing because there was nobody there to resist it because it didn't come about in the context of -- case or controversy.
Controversy was just our opinion of what the constitution means which is no more.
Legally valid than -- ministry -- -- Charlayne.
I wanna give you a chance to query the judge before we run out of time what do you want to know judge well what.
They argue that you hear around some -- it doesn't get a whole lot of play right now.
About the fact that that well that's an -- added that the emails.
You do do -- -- that.
That that is not protected by the first amendment rights that it's you that's information that you did to the user has given to.
Company in the company is his passing it on to become more than me walking down the street that I'm if you're in public you're doing a public that it out.
You know Charlie -- that.
I think I think that's a valid argument but that's not what we're talking about because that's not what the NSA captures.
Went once noted first revealed -- the first order that he revealed.
Which was signed by Judge Roger Vinson was directed to Verizon.
To cough up the meta data what you're talking about.
But who made the phone call from -- number two what number how long they talk to where each of them was.
That's all we thought it was Charlie but we now know personal it's not just -- -- everybody in the country every call -- to every call out of and every call made within.
Same for text and -- we all now know that the NSA has captured.
Whether they listen to the content or not that I have the time to do that no matter how about bigger budget -- they have it and and the capturing their contents.
Is the moral equivalent general search warrants which British soldiers had.
Which they got without evidence of wrongdoing and that the Fourth Amendment was expressly written to prevent.
Craftsmen to imagine how tough the -- -- been on your team knowing you're wearing blue jeans in static and Larry I -- is -- is.
I can't see Charlie I loved him so much aware whatever you want to get anywhere -- every once in his courtroom.
Judge who knocked down here for making time for us today you're always as always -- it.
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