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Re: How NSA access was built into Windows



On Wed, 2007-01-17 at 23:37 -0600, Bruno Wolff III wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 17, 2007 at 22:20:23 -0500,
>   Lyvim Xaphir <knightmerc yahoo com> wrote:
> > 
> > Phil is a United States citizen.  As such he would not have been put in
> > Gitmo.  Club Gitmo is reserved for non-US combatants; as such they do
> > not fall under the purview of the US Constitution.
> 
> Bush claims to be able to declare anyone an emeny combatant and then be
> able have done pretty whatever he wants to you.

What US citizens have been declared enemy combatants?


> The US constitution protects the rights of noncitizens (at least it used to)
> as well as citizens.


"We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect
Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the
common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of
Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this
Constitution for the United States of America."

The Constitution's primary purpose is to outline the rights of US
citizens, not non-citizens.  That's what the Constitution does.  Which
is the whole reason non-citizens are trying to become US citizens in the
first place.

LX
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