The despicable Patriot Act makes the word "patriot" itself an obscenity.
Four Senators (only four, Feingold, Byrd, Harkin and Jeffords) voted against it. LINK
Has there ever been a sorrier bunch of pantywaists than the current U.S. Senate? Is their anything other than the risk of losing their own privileged seats that could motivate Democratic Senators to offer meaningful resistance to the incompetent, outlaw Bush regime of torturers, butchers and thieves?