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Subject:  Re: Comgress wiretapped Date:  5/16/2013  9:34 AM
Author:  xLife Number:  119076 of 140958

Far be it from me to tell you to stop contorting yourself to defend these scumbags, Felix. Just be careful--you might strain something.

You are confused. I am neither contorting nor defending.

It's a simple fact. A legal subpoena to seize phone records isn't the same thing as an illegal wiretap. One is a record of all calls made and received; the other is a recording of all conversations. When the Justice Department seizes the AP's phone records, it's not wiretapping the phones of congresmen, or anyone else, who call the AP.

Conflating the two is stupid. The difference is as obvious as the difference between phone call and a phone bill.
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