8 sept. 2011, 3h54m par Milkshake8The authors of the Patriot Act always intended that its provisions would be Permanent. The politically expedient thing to do would have been to include a Sunset provision, to acknowledge a temporary moment of crisis that required Special Measures for prosecutors to pursue terrorists. But the lawyers wanted no sunsets; some of them had been working Al Qaeda cases since the first World Trade Center bombing and imagined a long-term struggle that could last a generation. “I said, ‘Don’t think of this as an emergency measure,’ ” Viet Dinh recalled on July 20. At the time, Dinh was an assistant Attorney General under John Ashcroft and was tasked on the morning of September 12 with writing a bill to fix whatever Laws might impede investigation. The scholarship provided little guidance for how to make Terror investigations easier, so Dinh sent an e-mail to the nation’s U.S. attorneys and FBI agents, asking for ideas. G-Men are not Constitutional lawyers…
17 fév. 2008, 3h55m par Milkshake8MANAGUA, Nicaragua -- The New England Patriots won the super bowl and ended the Season with a perfect 19-0 record -- at least it looks that way in nicaragua.
The nfl donated 290 Patriots hats and an equal number of team jerseys trumpeting the Slogans "Super Bowl Champions, 19-0" to impoverished children from two small communities in southern Nicaragua.
Thursday's Gifts could not change history -- The patriots lost the Feb. 3 game to the New York Giants 17-14 -- but they made a lot of Youngsters in the Communities of San Gregorio and Buena Vista very happy, said Miriam Diaz, spokeswoman for the humanitarian organization World Vision, which arranged the DONATION with the NFL.
"They [patriots] lost, but the children won," Diaz said.
The only "Football" most of the Children know is Soccer, but they were very enthusiastic about the U.S. version of the Game once the Rules were eXplained to them, she said.