Democratic Senators Issue Strong Warning About Use of the Patriot Act

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TweetYumShareThis 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’

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TweetYumShareThis 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

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TweetYumThe 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)

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TweetYumYet 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

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TweetYum By BEN NEARY, BusinessWeek.com 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 […]