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  1. Holder: Snowden did "public service," but should still stand trialRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | CBS News

    ... secrets. Senators rushed back from recess in order to seal a deal before midnight, when key provisions of the Patriot Act are set to expire. Several surv... Axelrod is a former senior adviser to President Barack Obama, while Holder served as ...

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  2. Thailand's thoughtcrime arrests are getting dangerously bizarreRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | USA Today

    ... days of interrogation and re-education at an army camp. Failure to attend is a crime. "The United States has the Patriot Act to deal with the situation after 9/11," Gen. Werachon said. "This is the same." Even less fortunate are those accused of ...

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  3. Prominent Twin Cities attorney Ron Rosenbaum dies SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | TwinCities

    ... Holding Court, from 1998 to 2006 and was was known for acute analysis of government actions, such as the the Patriot Act. He and his wife, former Pioneer Press reporter and editor Lucy Quinlivan, co-hosted the Holding Court podcast. As an attorney, ...

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  4. Matt Johnson: Citing death toll trvializes terrorRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Capital-Journal

    ... policy - is simple: we get legislation that expands government surveillance and curtails civil liberties. The Patriot Act was passed 45 days after September 11, and it allowed FBI agents to obtain personal information without a warrant and search ...

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  5. Republican hopes to unseat Senate's longest-serving memberRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 28 | Greenwich Citizen

    ... gay rights. He played a key Senate role in normalization of relations with Cuba. He's been critical of the USA Patriot Act and government surveillance directed at electronic communications. When Milne ran against Shumlin in 2014, Shumlin won with ...

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  6. Brasch WordsCROCODILE Tears and Cash-Register PatriotsRead the original story

    Thursday May 26 | American Reporter

    Editor's note:: Walter Brasch wrote columns, human interest and investigative articles about 9/11, and was one of the first to write about PATRIOT Act violations of civil liberties and the Constitution. Using investigative techniques and inside information, he questioned the Bush Administration on the truth behind its plans for invading Iraq .

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  7. Government still holding on to 5 years of NSA phone-snooping metadataRead the original story

    Thursday May 26 | Washington Times

    ... began under President George W. Bush and was kept in place by President Obama, based on powers claimed under the Patriot Act's "business records" provision. The NSA demanded that phone companies turn over their records of calls, which were then ...

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  8. On Native GroundIT Can't Be Denied: the U.S. is Guilty of TortureRead the original story

    Dec 11, 2014 | American Reporter

    ... maintained that torture works and that it has prevented terrorist attacks from occurring since 2001. From the Patriot Act to the creation of a gulag at Guantanamo Bay to illegal spying on Americans to the suspension of habeas corpus, 9/11 became the ...

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  9. On Native GroundCAN the First Amendment Survive the Obama Administration's Attacks on Whistleblowers?Read the original story

    Aug 8, 2013 | American Reporter

    ... the FBI had been given carte blanche to secretly spy on Americans, thanks to an expansive interpretation of the Patriot Act and the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act. Has the reflexive deference to official authority instituted after the Sept. ...

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  10. on Native GroundEDWARD Snowden's Act of Courage is Just the BeginningRead the original story

    Jun 13, 2013 | American Reporter

    ... He could have asked Congress to change the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FiSA) and Section 215 of the PATRIOT Act. Instead, the President and Congress quietly reauthorized an amended version of FISA last December, and the PATRIOT Act is ...

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  11. FBI Trying to Sneak In Ability to Access Emails Without Court OrderRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 26 | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    ... to email records without any sort of court order. NSLs are secret orders that allow the government under the PATRIOT Act to not just demand data from Internet and telecom companies about specific users but also to legally gag these companies from ...

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  12. ToonSeum's latest exhibit coincides with release of "Captain America: Civil War" movieRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 26 | The Almanac

    ... has been present, helping us understand our complicated history with Communism, Vietnam, Watergate, 9/11, the Patriot Act and beyond. “Captain America: 75 Years of the Sentinel of Liberty” runs through Aug. 14. All U.S. military ...

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  13. Bernie Sanders Fundraises For Russ FeingoldRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 26 | Switched

    ... "Russ led the fight with me to make the Affordable Care Act much stronger in 2009. He voted against the USA Patriot Act and the war in Iraq," he added. "He authored and passed landmark campaign finance reform legislation and his campaign is powered ...

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  14. The FBI wants to read your emails without a warrantRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 26 | Digital Trends

    ... the FBI's reasoning behind the bill. Essentially, the bill would extend current FBI powers authorized by the Patriot Act, which allows the government to force telecoms companies to hand over phone records on individuals suspected of terrorism and ...

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  15. Sanders fundraising for Feingold in Wisconsin senate raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 26 | Washington Examiner

    ... Feingold's campaign for U.S. Senate." Sanders' fundraising pitch highlighted Feingold's votes against the USA Patriot Act and the Iraq War in Congress as examples of the former senator's progressive values. Feingold is running against incumbent ...

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  16. On Native GroundPATRIOT Act Demanded Repeal, not RenewalRead the original story

    Wednesday May 25 | American Reporter

    ... President Obama signed a one-year extension of several provisions in the nation's main counterterrorism law, the Patriot Act, on Feb. 27. Three key provisions of the law, which were due to expire on Feb. 28, were extended by Mr. Obama - ...

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  17. Brasch Words'No Drama Obama' Needs a Strong Second ActRead the original story

    Wednesday May 25 | American Reporter

    ... soldiers were killed, the highest number for any month during the war. Candidate Obama pledged to end the PATRIOT Act, which does little to protect American safety and much to destroy America's Constitutional rights, including freedom of expression, ...

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  18. Brasch WordsTHAT 'Rocket's Red Glare' May Be ChineseRead the original story

    Wednesday May 25 | American Reporter

    ... politicians have been producing verbal diarrhea." "Yeah," he replied sarcastically, "like they picked up on the PATRIOT Act violating a half-dozen constitutional amendments? Like they figured out the Bush-Cheney Oil and Screw Corp. lied to them ...

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  19. Intrepid Report: Armenians in the CrosshairsRead the original story

    Wednesday May 25 | Groong

    ... campaign was used to sell the 2003 Iraq War invasion based on the pack of "endless war on terror" and subsequent PATRIOT Act and supported by the US again as ISIS in order to fight the

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  20. Today in HistoryRead the original story

    Wednesday May 25 | Texarkana Gazette

    ... Senate vote. Five years ago: Congress passed a four-year extension of post-Sept. 11 powers contained in the Patriot Act to search records and conduct roving wiretaps in pursuit of terrorists; President Barack Obama, in France, signed the measure ...

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