Moreno Valley, CA
StLCardsFan got it right.
An officer of the United States is bound by his oath to DISOBEY any order that violates the Constitution.
These activities by NSA are, in my mind, clear violations of the 4th amendment of the Constitution. In fact, they are of a nature acts more appropriately used in war against a foreign enemy. (SOP)
Both Bush II and Obongo have been oblivious to these minor little details. As I recall, wasn't it reported that Bush said the Constitution was only "a f***ing piece of paper" ?