Tuesday, March 3, 2009

Pres. Bush Considered Suspending 1st Amendment Freedom-Of-The-Press Rights

Extraordinary Measures
By Michael Isikoff | Newsweek
Mar 2, 2009
A new memo shows just how far the Bush administration considered going in fighting the war on terror.

In the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks, the Justice Department [in a memo co-written by John Yoo, Office of Legal Counsel deputy attorney general] secretly gave the green light for the U.S. military to attack apartment buildings and office complexes inside the United States, deploy high-tech surveillance against U.S. citizens and potentially suspend First Amendment freedom-of-the-press rights. . .

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