That's the problem with giving the government "temporary" powers. They're never temporary. This and the patriot acts were all written in stone as soon as those assholes passed them.
That's why it was a bad idea to pass them.
"All that stuff I was taught about evolution, embryology, Big Bang theory, all that is lies straight from the pit of hell [the bible] teaches us how to run all our public policy and everything in society." Rep. Paul Broun (R)
"I hope I live to see the day when, as in the early days of our country, we won't have any public schools. The churches will have taken them over again and Christians will be running them. What a happy day that will be!" -- Jerry Falwell