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News on Patriot Act continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

9 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Privacy Under Fire

The fourth amendment of the U.S. Constitution guarantees the right to privacy which has stirred a debate among it's proponents, citizens, and people directly and indirectly affected in general.

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Related Topix: US News, ACLU

13 hrs ago | Network World

Executive Order 12333 lets NSA unconstitutionally collect Americans' communications

Former State Department whistleblower warns Executive Order 12333 is more dangerous to Americans' civil liberties than Section 215 of the Patriot Act and Section 702 of the FISA Amendments Act; it's a legal loophole that can be exploited to allow the NSA to collect and store Americans' communications.

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Related Topix: US News

15 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

Surge in Government Investigations Shows Money Laundering on the...

Even the insurance and real estate industries are being looked at for money laundering, warns New York-based accounting firm Marks Paneth LLP .

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, US News

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Washington Examiner

Did the Kochs ever give the ACLU $20 million? Probably not

Google the words "Kochs" and "ACLU" and you will get more than 5 million hits. Most of the top ones reference a $20 million dollar donation that conservative philanthropists David and Charles Koch gave to the American Civil Liberties Union a decade ago to challenge the PATRIOT Act.

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Related Topix: ACLU, WebMD, US News, Koch Industries, Energy, Oil & Gas

Pacific Daily News

Bipartisan laws can be horrible

Bipartisan: House Speaker John Boehner and House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi wait to sign a bipartisan bill last Friday.

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Related Topix: US News, State of the Union, US Politics, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Senator Bernie Sanders, John McCain, Republican, Opinion

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Daily Kos

13 Tenets of the Leftist Libertarian

This was actually posted as a comment to the rather well-written and immediately Recc'd "The Coming Democratic Schism" .

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Related Topix: US News, Liberal Political News

Daily Herald

We need true patriots running government

Ever wonder why regardless of who is president we continue the same anti-American policies that chip away at our civil liberties, wealth and freedom? Take for example Bush the younger.

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Related Topix: US News, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, US Politics, Barack Obama

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Pasadena Weekly

Change in the Air

The mid-1990s in Pasadena were exciting times. Having just hosted its fifth Super Bowl in 1993, the Rose Bowl saw several World Cup soccer games in 1994, including the final game on July 17, in which Brazil beat Italy to win its fourth World Cup championship.

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Related Topix: Pasadena, CA, Los Angeles County, CA, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Adam Schiff, Democrat

Eff.org

Don't Emulate the United States' Terrible Surveillance Oversight, Britain

The UK government is currently forcing through Parliament a wide-ranging set of changes to that country's digital surveillance and data retention law.

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Related Topix: US News

Eff.org

EFF, ACLU Join Idaho Mom's Legal Challenge to NSA Surveillance

Coeur d'Alene, Idaho - The Electronic Freedom Foundation , the American Civil Liberties Union and the American Civil Liberties Union of Idaho have announced they will join Anna Smith's legal team in her challenge of the government's bulk collection of the telephone records of millions of innocent Americans.

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Related Topix: ACLU, Coeur d'Alene, ID, Activism, US News, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Examiner.com

Sentencing Act threatens our national security

Senator Grassley of Ohio, yesterday, took to the Senate floor to strongly opposed S. 1410, Smarter Sentencing Act, whose chief sponsor is Richard Durbin of Illinois, the bill was written to focus limited Federal resources on the most serious offenders.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Richard Durbin, Democrat, Drugs, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Terrorism, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Mon Jul 14, 2014

American Reporter

Brasch WordsAMERICA Without the Politics

It's always time to worry when you hear that something has to be done, and done right away, or else a calamity of unimagined proportions will strike.

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Related Topix: US News, Social Security, Personal Finance, US Politics, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Senator Bernie Sanders

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Farmington Daily Times

Editorial: Privacy battle isn't over

Most of the public and congressional concern about the National Security Agency's electronic surveillance programs has focused on the bulk collection of Americans' telephone "metadata" under a strained interpretation of the Patriot Act.

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Related Topix: The National, Entertainment, Television, US News, Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Opinion

Fri Jul 11, 2014

American Reporter

Brasch WordsAMERICA Without the Politics

It's always time to worry when you hear that something has to be done, and done right away, or else a calamity of unimagined proportions will strike.

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Related Topix: US News, Social Security, Personal Finance, US Politics, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Senator Bernie Sanders

Russia Taday

Five men suing Obama administration after falling into 'suspicious activity' file

From photographing public works of art to bulk-buying computers, five Americans now have a record on file with US intelligence agencies for carrying out everyday activities.

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Related Topix: Prison, US News

Bellingham Herald

Election View: Guillot would change tax structure, cut debt, protect environment

Let's face it. Many have been hurt by the lack of jobs, college debt and too much government red tape.

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Related Topix: Environment, Science, Healthcare Law, Law, US News, Immigration Reform, Social Security, Personal Finance, Environmental Law

Thu Jul 10, 2014

InformationWeek

America used to be a symbol of freedom around the world but now we are a symbol of spying.

To: Government Representatives who believe in the Constitution and the rule of law.

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Related Topix: US News

Wed Jul 09, 2014

SFGate

NSA spied on Muslim-Americans, including ex-Bay Area professor, Greenwald alleges

The National Security Agency has been secretly monitoring the e-mails of prominent Muslim-Americans - including a former Cal State professor - journalist Glenn Greenwald reports Wednesday, based on documents provided by ex-NSA contractor Edward Snowden.

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Related Topix: University, FL, US News, George Bush

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

NSA spied on Muslim-Americans, including ex-Bay Area professor, Greenwald alleges

The National Security Agency has been secretly monitoring the e-mails of prominent Muslim-Americans - including a former Cal State professor - journalist Glenn Greenwald reports Wednesday, based on documents provided by ex-NSA contractor Edward Snowden.

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Related Topix: University, FL, US News, George Bush

Tue Jul 08, 2014

TechCrunch

Senate Committee Advances Controversial Cybersecurity Bill

The Senate Intelligence Committee today approved a cybersecurity bill that would encourage companies to share information about threats with each other and the federal government.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Prison, US News, Privacy, Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat

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