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Judge Andrew Napolitano: What the 1st Amendment Really Means

By Mises Institute August 14, 2016   Judge Andrew Napolitano: What the 1st Amendment Really Means   Judge Napolitano, the great constitutional scholar and legal analyst for Fox News, recently gave a dynamite talk to our Mises U students on the real meaning of the 1st Amendment. While many protections in the Bill of Rights […]

Judge Andrew Napolitano: What the 1st Amendment Really Means

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No, the PATRIOT Act Didn’t Really Expire

By Mark Nestmann Nestmann.com December 16, 2015   No, the PATRIOT Act Didn’t Really Expire     A few days ago, I was speaking to a client who informed me that “the PATRIOT Act expired last week.” She went on to tell me that as a result, she now felt her electronic communications were safe […]


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Judge Napolitano: Why the NSA Loves the USA FREEDOM Act

By Adam Dick Ron Paul Institute June 4, 2015   Judge Napolitano: Why the NSA Loves the USA FREEDOM Act   Why did the National Security Agency (NSA) dispatch hundreds of agents to the US Congress to lobby for the USA FREEDOM Act if the legislation would, as many of the bill’s advocates in the […]


Will Congress Save PATRIOT Act…And Does It Matter?

By RPI Staff Ron Paul Institute May 31, 2015   Will Congress Save PATRIOT Act…And Does It Matter?   Portions of the PATRIOT Act are set to expire Sunday at midnight unless Congress finds a way to extend them. What might we expect from the race to maintain the NSA’s bulk collection of our telecommunications? […]

Ron Paul, Norm Singleton and Daniel McAdams discuss the future of the Patriot Act.

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Act Now To Terminate The Gestapo PATRIOT Act — John V. Walsh

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org May 30, 2015   Act Now To Terminate The Gestapo PATRIOT Act — John V. Walsh     Contact Your Senator NOW – An Important Victory is Just Within Sight. YOU Can Terminate The Patriot Act and Its Ugly Siblings. John V. Walsh This Sunday, at midnight, […]


The Sun Must Set on Mass Surveillance

By Timothy Karr Freepress.net May 30, 2015   The Sun Must Set on Mass Surveillance The Senate’s pro-surveillance wing is scrambling to advance new legislation to preserve the NSA’s unchecked ability to spy on all of us.   And they’re in a rush. Authorization for the federal government’s bulk collection of phone records is set […]

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Patriot Act that Dennis Hastert passed led to his indictment

By Against Crony Capitalism May 29, 2015   Patriot Act that Dennis Hastert passed led to his indictment     Sometimes the universe is weird. Live by the all pervasive state, die by it. (From The Huffington Post)   On Oct. 24, 2001, then-House Speaker J. Dennis Hastert (R-Ill.) shepherded the Patriot Act through the […]


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Sen. Bob Corker Thinks the NSA Is Collecting Too Little of Our Private Information!

By Adam Dick Ron Paul Institute May 14, 2015   Sen. Bob Corker Thinks the NSA Is Collecting Too Little of Our Private Information!     United States Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN) made news on Wednesday with his astounding comment that he is “shocked” by “how little data” the National Security Agency (NSA) is collecting […]


‘Fake’ Reform: Little to Celebrate as USA Freedom Act Passes House

By Jon Queally Common Dreams May 14, 2015   ‘Fake’ Reform: Little to Celebrate as USA Freedom Act Passes House With Patriot Act re-authorization looming, end of domestic phone collection program not enough to assuage civil liberty and privacy advocates     Though the overwhelming and bipartisan passage of the USA Freedom Act in the […]

The House of Representatives passed the USA Freedom Act on Wednesday with a 338-88 vote, but experts say that powers of mass surveillance will continue, and even expand, if the bill passes and becomes law. (Image: EFF/flickr/cc)

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Rand Paul Plans To Filibuster Patriot Act

By Against Crony Capitalism May 12, 2015   Rand Paul Plans To Filibuster Patriot Act     -Ky.) said this week that he intends to mount a fight against the reauthorization of the Patriot Act, the post-Sept. 11 law that gives the National Security Agency much of its authority to conduct surveillance programs.   “I’m […]


NSA Spying Ruled Illegal, But Will Congress Save the Program Anyway?

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute May 11, 2015     NSA Spying Ruled Illegal, But Will Congress Save the Program Anyway?   This week the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the NSA’s metadata collection program was not authorized in US law. The PATRIOT Act, under which the program began, was too vague, […]

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