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Court to NSA: Phone Spying Illegal, but Keep Doing It

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The NSA’s telephone data collection program is illegal according to a Federal Appeals Court, but the ruling does not require the government to shut it down. a federal appeals court said the controversial program exceeds what Congress has allowed and urged lawmakers to step in. A three-judge panel of the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan permitted the ...

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Why Repealing Obamacare Is Not Enough

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A recent step in the right direction happened on July the 11th. The house of representatives voted for a full repeal of Obamacare, 244 yeas to 185 nays. Of course the liberal media cried foul, they thought even taking a vote on repealing Obamacare was a giant waste of taxpayer money. Bob Schieffer, of CBS’ Face the Nation, lamented how ...

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Letter to Congress: Uphold Your Oath or Resign

January 10, 2012 Sen. Inhofe, Sen. Coburn, Rep. Boren: I am writing concerning several issues that show a total contempt for the Constitution and We the People of the United States of America by Barack Obama, and more frightening, the Congress of the United States of America. I have just been made aware of S. 1698 which seeks to strip citizenship ...

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Letter to Congress: S.1867/HR 1540

Please copy this letter, put your name on it and send it to your congressional delegation. Your freedom is at stake. Put this on top of S. 679 that takes congressional oversight away and you have the final ingredient needed for tyranny to take over in America. I am e-mailing this to my representatives today. December 10, 2011 Sen. Coburn, ...

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Fox In the Hen House

Our founding fathers knew the dangers of letting government officials and the groups that enforce our laws go unchecked. The Federal Bureau of Investigation has recently granted itself an expansion of power. Don’t get me wrong, I fully support our law enforcement officers and hold them in high regards. However, the problem I have is that they can just expand ...

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F.B.I Grants Themselves New Powers: Congress Proves Irrevelant

There was a time in America when law-abiding citizens were protected from privacy-invading illegals searches and fishing expeditions into their private lives. We no longer have those protections today thanks to the F.B.I. deciding to rewrite their manuals and give themselves the power to basically invade Americans privacy without so much as a reason.  The F.B.I. will have the right ...

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Libertarian Steve Collett Launches TV Ad Campaign in CA’s 36th Congressional District Election

VENICE, Calif., May 16, 2011 — Libertarian congressional candidate Steve Collett has been airing a series of TV commercials for the Tuesday, May 17 election. Collett says he offers “win/win solutions where we actually get more by spending less.” In the first ad Steve says, “We have 5% of the world’s population, but 25% of the world’s prisoners and we ...

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Obama v. Obama Then and Now

If by describing President Obama as “eloquent”, they mean: a person having the ability to talk out of both sides of his mouth and be believable  – sure. The most recent example is Obama’s support for the Patriot Act. During his campaign, Obama was staunchly against the government having the powers that the act allowed, specifically the provision that allowed ...

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Patriot Act Extension Passed in House

       The lovely couple on the left, (pun intended) are the Rosenbergs. The picture was taken in 1953, shortly before they were executed in Sing Sing prison for selling atomic secrets to the Soviet Union. The Rosenbergs were also proud members of The  U.S Communist Party. Oh, the good old days when Anti-American Communists spewing Socialist propaganda were dealt with swiftly and ...

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GOP reveals hypocrisy with Patriot Act vote

Both parties in the House failed to muster enough votes to extend controversial provisions of the Patriot Act on February 8, which required a two-thirds majority. Some commentators have chosen to focus on the lack of discipline within the parties; both the Obama administration and GOP leadership favor the extension, but neither was able to whip enough congressmen onto the ...

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House votes down Patriot Act Extensions

With key provisions of the Patriot act set to expire on Feb 28th, 24 House Republicans voted to block an extension of what many consider to be illegal spying on U. S. citizens. As reported by The Washington Post*  we see just what provisions were voted down:     ” The House measure, which was sponsored by Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.) and ...

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