"No more illegal wiretapping of American citizens. ... No more ignoring the law when it is inconvenient," the Illinois senator declared in August 2007. Go To Site

Obama “is the most accommodating president we’ve ever had.” -Bill Maher Go To Site

Hypocrisy, Obama, Bigbrother

"President Obama promised the American people a new era of transparency, accountability, and respect for civil liberties," said EFF Senior Staff Attorney Kevin Bankston. "But with the Obama Justice Department continuing the Bush administration's cover-up of the National Security Agency's dragnet surveillance of millions of Americans, and insisting that the much-publicized warrantless wiretapping program is still a 'secret' that cannot be reviewed by the courts, it feels like deja vu all over again."

Hypocrisy, Obama, Bigbrother


In a stunning defense of President George W. Bush's warrantless wiretapping program, President Barack Obama has broadened the government's legal argument for immunizing his Administration and government agencies from lawsuits surrounding the National Security Agency's eavesdropping efforts.

Hypocrisy, Obama, Bigbrother, Constitution

The last time we visited President Barack Obama's Promise 180, civil liberties advocates and intelligence experts predicted big changes would be made to the Patriot Act to give Congress more oversight over warrantless wiretaps.

No go, apparently.

"To be clear: Barack will support a filibuster of any bill that includes retroactive immunity for telecommunications companies."