Democratic Senators Issue Strong Warning About Use of the Patriot Act

ShareThis Democratic Senators Issue Strong Warning About Use of the Patriot Act 16 Mar 2012 For more than two years, a handful of Democrats on the Senate intelligence committee have warned that the government is secretly interpreting its surveillance powers under the Patriot Act in a way that would be alarming if the public – […]

Georgia women senators walk out, protesting ‘war on women’

ShareThis Georgia women senators walk out, protesting ‘war on women’ 08 Mar 2012 Women members of the Georgia Senate staged a brief demonstration against the Republican and male majority in the Senate, complaining that the GOP is waging a war — against women and their access to abortion and contraceptives. Eight of the nine women […]

Mossad Chief Secretly Met With Top U.S. Officials Including Sitting Senators

The Intel Hub February 1, 2012 A clandestine Washington visit by Mossad Chief Tamir Pardo, in which he privately met with multiple Senators and other top officials, was revealed in testimony  during a hearing of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence attended by CIA director David Petraeus and Intel Chief James Clapper. Apparently Pardo and the […]

60 senators betrayed you today, they authorized the indefinite suspension of habeas corpus (UPDATED)

Yet another update: S1867 has now been approved by the Democrat controlled senate. All those who were only pointing the finger at Republicans in comments below may want to re-examine their statements and take a long hard look at the false left-right paradigm and equally assign blame to both parties. The senate version still needs […]

US senators introduce online sales tax bill

By BEN NEARY, A proposal from a bipartisan group of 10 U.S. senators to allow state governments to collect sales taxes from out-of-state online retailers is drawing a mixed reaction from some major Internet businesses. The group is led by Sens. Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., Dick Durbin, D-Ill., and Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn. They announced Wednesday […]

Senators Tell DHS To Stop Ignoring Illegal Alien Sanctuaries

While the Justice Department focuses on taking action against state laws to combat illegal immigration, a group of U.S. Senators is asking the Obama Administration to stop ignoring local ordinances that undermine federal laws by offering undocumented aliens sanctuary. In battling local immigration control measures nationwide, the DOJ has claimed that they conflict with federal […]

NY State Senators Say We’ve Got Too Much Free Speech; Introduce Bill To Fix That

(TECH DIRT)   We’ve been pointing out a variety of attempts to push back on the First Amendment lately. One fertile ground for such attacks are local politicians carrying the “cyberbullying” banner, in various attempts to magically outlaw being a “jerk” online, usually by making it illegal to offend someone online. Of course, making someone’s action illegal based on […]

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