State of the Union

Without a doubt, my favorite part of the State of the Union address was when Bush was in the middle of calling for renewal of various provisions of the Patriot Act. After boasting about how these radical provisions, passed quickly after the 9/11 attacks in the name of fighting terrorism, are now being used to bust embezzlers, Bush warned that “Key provisions of the Patriot Act are set to expire next year.” The Democrats immediately broke into applause, much to Bush’s annoyance.
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