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‘Patriot Act 2.0’? Senate Cybersecurity Bill Seen as Trojan Horse for More Spying

By Nadia Prupis Common Dreams March 14, 2015   ‘Patriot Act 2.0’? Senate Cybersecurity Bill Seen as Trojan Horse for More Spying Framed as anti-hacking measure, opponents say CISA threatens both consumers and whistleblowers     The U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee approved a cybersecurity bill during a secret session on Thursday, marking the next step […]

The Senate Intelligence Committee approved the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (CISA) on Thursday, despite concerns from privacy advocates. (Photo:Free Press/flickr/cc)

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Congress Lines Up FCC Commissioners-Turned-Lobbyists For Hearing To Say Why Congress’s Bad Net Neutrality Proposal Is Great

By  Kate Cox Consumerist   Congress Lines Up FCC Commissioners-Turned-Lobbyists For Hearing To Say Why Congress’s Bad Net Neutrality Proposal Is Great   Steve Selwood   Depending on your point of view, Congress has been either promising or threatening to come up with a legislative solution to net neutrality, which would do an end-run around […]


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Surprise: Senate Immigration Bill Packed With Kickbacks, Waivers, “Stimulus” Spending

Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino Surprise: Senate Immigration Bill Packed With Kickbacks, Waivers, “Stimulus” Spending     The “immigration bill” has now also been turned into a “stimulus bill.” Special provisions for Alaskan fisheries have been included. (Funny, Alaska got a whole pile of money from the “Sandy Relief bill” too. They do love their […]


Colorado House Passes Sweeping Gun Control Measures

Source: http://godfatherpolitics.com By Philip Hodges A couple days ago, it was reported that Democrats in the Colorado legislature were driving gun manufacturers out of the state because of gun and ammo restrictions that they were considering. And when those companies leave, it will leave hundreds of Coloradoans out of a job, and the state’s economy […]

Colorado House Passes Sweeping Gun Control Measures

Smart Meter Bills HB373 and SB283

Source: http://www.bcpublicrecord.com A bill has been filed in the State legislature to allow customers to opt out of smart meters, HB373 and SB283. Here is a petition on the subject. http://www.petitiononline.com/1430/petition.html This website has some information on the subject and you can learn more about the subject through a web search.  http://www.stopsmartmetersnow.com/ Dr. Ken Monar […]


Canadian Government killing online surveillance bill

Source: http://www.cbc.ca By Laura Payton, CBC News Justice Minister Rob Nicholson says controversial Bill C-30 won’t go ahead Federal Justice Minister Rob Nicholson says the controversial Bill C-30, known as the online surveillance or warrantless wiretapping bill, won’t go ahead due to opposition from the public. The bill, which was known as the Protecting Children […]


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DOJ Calls It A Hit Piece: Frontline – The Untouchables

Source: http://video.pbs.org/video/2327953844 Watch The Untouchables on PBS. See more from FRONTLINE. Even a fiat currency and the casino game of fractional reserve standards are not enough to cover the never ending greed.  Banks use your deposited money plus imaginary reserve policy funds to make bad bets, and lose.  But who really lost?  The banks get […]


Virginia Close To Banning Government Spy Drones

Source: http://www.infowars.com By Steve Watson Infowars.com Activists warn public is being categorized as “low-grade enemy” Legislation to stave off the use of drones by law enforcement and government agencies in Virginia has advanced in the State Senate, as well as the House, bringing closer a two-year moratorium on the unmanned craft. A House panel approved […]


Bill to Limit Grand Jury Foreperson Length Filed

Source: http://www.bcpublicrecord.com By Tona In the past I’ve written about the problems that exist within the Grand Juries of Tennessee and I spoke to Senator Mae Beavers about some of those problems.  She apparently listened, at least partially. http://www.bcpublicrecord.com/?p=147 One problem is the length of time that a foreperson can serve, which is basically until […]