- Chip Pitts did not call Gitmo, "the gulag of our time" during the hearing.
- The Democrats abused parlimentary calls every time they were invoked. Two specific calls were made. First, "Point of Order", which should be followed with a query as to the rules of that body. Second, "Point of Personal Priviledge", which is a way one might ask permission to go to the bathroom. Each of these calls were, in fact, followed with a speech on PATRIOT which took time from the individual currently questioning, or speaking.
- It should not be surprising that Sensenbrenner would not recognize Nadler's point of order after the gavel had struck, and the hearing was closed.
Hearing on Patriot Act Ends in an Angry Uproar - New York Times