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  •  exactly the problem (4+ / 0-)
    If its unConstitutional, it should go to the Supremes.
    It should, but couldn't up until the existence of the program was leaked against the administration's wishes. Amnesty International tried suing over this program back in 2010, and the administration answered with a brief saying that this was a purely speculative question, because there was no evidence that any such program existed. So SCOTUS threw out the case.

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