Friday, December 18, 2009

Michael Hayden (former head of the NSA) hasn't read the Constitution

Michael Hayden: "probable cause" is not in the 4th Amendment

In this disturbing exchange we see former head of the NSA, General Michael Hayden, argue with reporter Jonathan Landay that the words "probable cause" are not found in the Fourth Amendment.

Amendment IV of the Constitution:

The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particulary describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized.

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