Michael Greco from the American Bar Association came out hard against the Specter FISA bill.
Greco:" ...their awesome power to penetrate communication is too great a power to be held solely by the Executive Branch of government. To restore public confidence in our government and to safeguard the people's cherished constitutional rights. There is now a pressing need for Congress to oversee these issues with the authority and the responsibility that the Constitution mandates. The ABA urges Congress to assert its proper role as a co-equal member of our government, as a co-equal to the executive branch..."
Glenn Greenwald writes: Defeating the Specter bill:
Yesterday's significant judicial defeat of the Bush administration in the EFF/AT&T NSA case underscores just how pernicious the Specter FISA bill is, and how urgent it is that it not be enacted...read on