It still remains to be played out, just what will the telecommunication companies that played along with the Bush Grindhouse gets after all this hubbub.
And, boy, would I like to see Mukasey dance around if illegal wiretapping is illegal... The producers of Dancing with The Stars will be on the red-eye to Washington, to sign him up ...
And there's something inherently unfair in all of this.
I mean, it takes the phone company months and months to take bogus charges off your bill, and yet, when the Bush Regime comes a'knocking, with one of their David Addington-John Yoo-penned "Get Out of Jail Free" cards, they can spy on millions of their customers, like that ... Lickity-split, with the snap-of-a-finger, on the drop of a dime (no pun intended).
So, our Garlic Poll voters, last week, decided they should get a most vicious, infuriating punishment ...
But me thinks this isn't merely enough ...
Time will tell, and, whatever you do, don't complain if they get off scot-free, on the telephone or in an email ... If you do, for heaven's sake, use code, because the Bush Grindhouse will know about your complaint before your intended recipient does ...
The Results - The Garlic's Weekly Poll October 28 - November 3, 2007
Instead of amnesty, for aiding Bush in spying, the Telecom Co's should ...
1. Be forced to explain, in plain English, the entire, small-print of their Service Agreements Tally 42%
2. Be forced to put the Hillary Laugh on their cellphones as their ring tone Tally 31%
3. Stand in publics squares, wearing sandwich-board signs that say ''I Spied On You'' Tally 13%
4. Grounded, with no television, or calling their friends, for a month Tally 13%
This week’s Poll - The Bush Grindhouse's first instincts after hearing about the developments in Pakistan were ...
Scroll up to the top right corner to place your vote
Bonus "Can You Hear Us Now" Links
Shane Harris/National Journal: NSA Sought Data Before 9/11
Washington Post: Former CEO Says U.S. Punished Phone Firm; Qwest Feared NSA Plan Was Illegal, Filing Says
Kevin Poulsen/Wired: NSA Judge: 'I feel like I'm in Alice and Wonderland'
Studs Terkel: The Wiretap This Time
Glenn Greenwald: The The truth about telecom amnesty