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Senate Criminal Justice Reform Bill Would Create New Mandatory Minimum Sentences

By Adam Dick Ron Paul Institute October 6, 2015   Senate Criminal Justice Reform Bill Would Create New Mandatory Minimum Sentences     No wonder Americans have such disdain for Congress. On Thursday, a bipartisan group of nine United States senators joined together to introduce the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act. In a press release […]


Cyber Bill Gives Companies Perfect Cover to Gut Your Privacy

By Sandra Fulton Freepress.net July 30, 2015   Cyber Bill Gives Companies Perfect Cover to Gut Your Privacy Following several high-profile data breaches — such as those at Sony and the U.S. Office of Personnel Management — Congress is once again feeling the pressure to push “cybersecurity” legislation.     he problem is, the bill […]

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

‘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 […]


Milking a cow

Keystone: A way for the GOP and the Democrats to “milk” for contributions

By Against Crony Capitalism   Keystone: A way for the GOP and the Democrats to “milk” for contributions     Our friend Peter Schweizer coined the term “milker bill”. (We believe.) Basically a milker bill is one which floats around Congress which may or may not see the light of day, but does potentially impact […]


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 […]

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Colorado House Passes Sweeping Gun Control Measures

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 […]


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 […]


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 […]

The Untouchables

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 […]


‘Fiscal Cliff’ Vote Shows How Washington Really Works

Please note Ron Paul’s message regarding the site that this article was originally posted and linked below. ***Please note: This is the temporary home for my weekly column until my personal web page is up and running.*** Ron Paul’s Texas Straight Talk Source: http://www.the-free-foundation.org/ By Ron Paul Last week the Senate and House demonstrated again […]

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