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Rep. Peter King Blasts Rand Paul For ‘Apologizing For America’: ‘Fringes’ Will ‘Destroy’ GOP

Source: http://libertycalling.net Posted by Judy Morris Rep. Peter King Blasts Rand Paul For ‘Apologizing For America’: ‘Fringes’ Will ‘Destroy’ GOP   It’s no secret that the Republican neocons have declared war on Rand Paul. It’s so obvious that civil liberties activist Glenn Greenwald tweeted a Mediate link with the comment: “Someone should tell Peter King: […]

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Democratic establishment unmasked: prime defenders of NSA bulk spying by Glenn Greenwald

Source: http://libertycalling.net Posted by  Judy Morris Democratic establishment unmasked: prime defenders of NSA bulk spying by Glenn Greenwald     One of the worst myths Democratic partisans love to tell themselves – and everyone else – is that the GOP refuses to support President Obama no matter what he does. Like its close cousin – […]


In a Close Vote, Congress Shamefully Defeats Amendment That Sought to Curtail NSA Surveillance 1

Source: http://www.activistpost.com By Mark M. Jaycox EFF In a Close Vote, Congress Shamefully Defeats Amendment That Sought to Curtail NSA Surveillance   The US House of Representatives came within a few votes of passing a novel amendment that attempted to strike out funding for the highly contentious NSA calling records surveillance program. Under this program, the […]

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Extreme makeover: recall edition

Source: http://tennesseeticket.com On November 6, 2012, Chattanooga voters opted to amend their city charter by repealing one section and inserting new language having to do with recalling an elected official. Or, put another way, Chattanooga voters simply made official what a state appellate court has already decided: that the requirements pertaining to validation of petition […]


Rand Paul single-handedly tries to stop NDAA

Just days before Thanksgiving, the US Senate was planning on taking a vote on the National Defense Authorization Act, but there has been a slight delay. Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky has proposed an amendment halting the vote. In it, Paul reaffirms the sixth amendment guaranteeing a fair a speedy trial to all Americans which […]


#StopNDAA – What Obama and Romney didn’t touch on during the debate

Source: http://rt.com The defense bill that lets the government indefinitely detain any US citizen without charge or trial wasn’t mentioned once during the three presidential debates, but that didn’t stop activists from sounding off: #StopNDAA went worldwide Monday night. A campaign aimed at drawing awareness to the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012 […]


Gun Control Amendment Slipped Into Cyber Security Bill 1

Source: http://libertycrier.com Congress is continuing their plea for a comprehensive cybersecurity bill, and their latest attempt to govern the Web is attracting attention of not just the Internet savvy: a new amendment tacked on to a cybersecurity act includes a provision that deals with gun control.


NDAA Amendment Would Legalize War Propaganda

Source: http://www.antiwar.com By John Glaser Via Mike Riggs at Reason, Michael Hastings reports at BuzzFeed that an amendment has been inserted into the latest version of the NDAA that would nullify the Smith-Mundt Act of 1948 and Foreign Relations Authorization Act in 1987, both of which ban domestic propaganda. It is being sponsored by Rep. Mac Thornberry from […]


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Sen Alexander & Corker vote against “food freedom” 1

From TN Campaign For Liberty Do you like eating natural, raw, or unprocessed food? Republican Senators Corker and Alexander in Tennessee have just voted against food freedom by allowing the FDA to raid farmers, natural food stores, and people who sell/posses raw unprocessed foods at gunpoint!!! Small-government Republican Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky offered an […]