House passes extension of Patriot Act...

House passes extension of Patriot Act powers

There are 7 comments on the DispatchPolitics story from Feb 15, 2011, titled House passes extension of Patriot Act powers. In it, DispatchPolitics reports that:

The House agreed yesterday to a 10-month extension of three law-enforcement powers in the fight against terrorism that some privacy advocates from both the right and left regard as infringements on civil liberties.

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bob d

Dublin, OH

#1 Feb 15, 2011
The people you elected stabbed you in the back.
agree

Celina, OH

#2 Feb 15, 2011
exactly. Anyone that voted for this needs a pink slip.
So much for small govt

Columbus, OH

#3 Feb 15, 2011
"When investigating American citizens, the government must comply with the Constitution, even in national security investigations."

234 House republicans voted against this motion to commit for this piece of legislation.
Hooked on Fonics

Columbus, OH

#4 Feb 15, 2011
Horrible day for rights. Way to go Tea Baggers. It took you a week to cave.
Peg

United States

#5 Feb 15, 2011
I thought the teaparty did not want government messing with their lives.
WHS76

Reynoldsburg, OH

#7 Feb 15, 2011
agree wrote:
exactly. Anyone that voted for this needs a pink slip.
you got that right.

Since: Oct 08

York, PA

#8 Feb 15, 2011
I can't believe these idiots passed the expiring parts of the Patriot Act and not even a peep out of the media prior to these passages coming up for a vote. I guess those in DC didn't want any public input.

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