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Obama’s FBI Is Spying On America Using Drones

Memo to President Obama: When the Fourth Amendment was passed, promising protection from unreasonable search by the government, I’m pretty sure that the Founding Fathers would have counted flying spy robots hovering over American cities as a form of unreasonable search. [...]

Senator Chuck Grassley Blocks Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight

On February 14 2013, the Senate Judiciary Committee was poised to consider the confirmation of David Medine as Chair of the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board (PCLOB). For people who care about the U.S. Constitution and the preservation of constitutional liberty in America, this confirmation is a pretty big deal. It’s sad to say, [...]

Democrats Join Republicans To Defeat Health Care Reform

The 5 Democrats who defected to the Republican side to defeat Obama’s public option are: Max Baucus, Blanche Lincoln, Kent Conrad, Bill Nelson and Tom Carper. [...]

Public Option Bad For Private Insurance, Says Grassley

Republicans like Senator Grassley are constantly telling us that the government is incapable of providing services as efficiently and affordably as private businesses. If that’s really true, why would a government public option for health care coverage “force private insurers out of business”? [...]

GOP Senators Warn Interrogators Cannot Be Accountable To The Law

The Republican senators who wrote to Eric Holder suggest that CIA interrogators ought to be able to engage in torture and other forms of brutality, breaking the law, without worrying about being held accountable. They propose that the CIA be allowed to operate as a criminal organization that no one has the power to restrain. [...]

The New Death Panel: Well Baby Visits are ObamaCare Home Invasions!

Death Panel Follies

Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin took to Facebook last week to make this pronouncement about H.R. 3200, a version of health care reform legislation before the House:

The America I know and love is not one in which my parents or my baby with Down Syndrome will have to stand in front [...]