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Bush Visits NSA:
President Bush visited NSA headquarters today to give a speech to NSA employees. The Volokh Conspiracy has obtained a copy of the speech. Here is the introduction and key section:
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  XXXXXXXX XXXXXXX XXXXXXXXXX XXXXXX XXXXXXXXXXXXXX XXXX XXXXXX XXX XX XXXXXXXX XXX Osama bin Laden and take him seriously. When he says he's going to hurt the American people again, or try to, he means it. I take it seriously, and the people of NSA XXXX XXXXXXXXX XXXXXXXXXX XXXXXX XXXXXXX XXX XXXXX XXXXXXX ;do this? You bet we did. XX XXXXXXXX XXXXXXXXXX XXXXXX XXXXX X XXXXXXXX X XXXXX American people, because XXX XXXXX X X X XX XXXXXXX X X XXXXX XXXX X X X X X XXXXXX XX XXX X XXXXX XXXX Thank you.
Okay, so the actual text is here.
Matt Barr (mail) (www):
[honk]
1.25.2006 4:03pm
Anderson (mail) (www):
Prof. Kerr is a ball of laughs this week. Must be joy at not grading exams any more.
1.25.2006 4:06pm
TJ (mail):
Nice one, OK!
1.25.2006 4:14pm
John Lederer (mail):
"Officials here learn information about plotters and planners..."

"Plotters and planners"?

I sense that just visibke on the horizon is the beginning of a cliche.
1.25.2006 4:15pm
Dilan Esper (mail) (www):
LOL
1.25.2006 4:25pm
Charlie (Colorado) (mail):
Heh.
1.25.2006 4:31pm
VC Reader:
I once received a document as a part of a FOIA request that basically looked like this post. I was so thrilled to pay $30+ in copying fees for all that useful information.
1.25.2006 4:35pm
grimace2:
omg lol!!!!11!!!

warrantless wiretapping of u.s. citizens is hilarious!!!!!!
1.25.2006 4:42pm
af -- other one:
When are we going to see Orin comment on the white paper defending this program? I thought it convincingly responded to his original points on the AUMF, but was wondering what he thought.
1.25.2006 4:42pm
JohnAnnArbor:
Indeed.
1.25.2006 4:44pm
Gabriel Malor (mail):
grimace2, click on the link for last Thursday's column by author John Birmingham on how the left can't take a joke.

http://tinyurl.com/a9v27
1.25.2006 5:03pm
SteveMG (mail):
Orin:
That's okay, tomorrow's NY Times will have the unedited and complete text.

Right next to the plans to bomb Iran.
1.25.2006 5:04pm
Steven:

At least I could understand what he was saying in Orin's version.
1.25.2006 6:01pm
Kovarsky (mail):
come on orin!

thats not funny. nobody - not even the president - gives that many hugs and no kisses.
1.25.2006 6:11pm
Jacob (mail):
really, orin? actually, i hope you keep these "clever" posts coming. you're a far way from funny right now, but the only way to get there is practice.
1.26.2006 6:59am