Facing intense criticism from Congress, President Bush did not confirm the work of the National Security Agency but sought to assure Americans that their privacy is being "fiercely protected."
"We are not mining or trolling through the personal lives of innocent Americans," Bush said before leaving for a commencement address at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College in Biloxi.
Well, gee whiz, codpiece-for-brains, you ALSO said that you were only listening to INTERNATIONAL Communications. You ALSO said it was only a FEW HUNDRED.
Every new story that comes out shows that the administration lied about the last story that came out but they say that we should believe them this time.
NOBODY is that gullible.
By the way, giving the White House info on yur phone calls was VOLUNTARY on the part of the phone companies. Qwest was the ONLY major carrier to refuse. So if you are with AT&T or Verizon, switch to Qwest. And call them and let them know why. DEMAND that they respect your privacy.