They can hear you now. Actually, that's not the correct way to put it---apparently even after the 2006 election they still cannot hear you....but they can listen in on you again.
Verizon (by their own admission in their commercials, millions of pair of eyes and ears following you wherever you go) and AT&T (they tell you they have 'more bars in more places', but did you know that that includes 'up your plebian arse'?) are celebrating as the House passes the FISA bill which, amongst sanctioning other atrocities, confers immunity to these phone companies.
Can't decide which of Old American Century's prints to go with for this one, but these two seem most appropriate:
Friday, June 20, 2008