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More Russ Feingold for President Talk, and a Hyperlink Game

Democratic Underground:

Feingold/Grayson Or Grayson/Feingold 2012!

Or 2016. Hey, I’m flexible.

Tom’s Civil Liberty Blog:

One of the immediate consequences of Russ Feingold’s stunning loss in last Tuesday’s election–which deprives us of the best civil libertarian in Congress, and the only senator of either party in a position hold to Obama accountable on civil liberties [...]

Support for a Draft Feingold for President Movement Spreads

Draft Russ Feingold 2012 Petition:

On Tuesday, November 2, 2010 we saw Senator Russ Feingold stand above all others as he gave a speech that unified Democrats across the country. Even as the sea of red Republican take-over’s across the country lit up television screens, Senator Feingold’s message of fighting for American values, standing up [...]

Russ Feingold Hints At Secret Spy Abuses Under Patriot Act

ome aspect of the government’s Section 215 spying that remains classified has something very important to do with our constitutional rights – something Feingold has seen, and can’t talk about, but thinks that the American people would want to know. [...]

Senate Passes Military Spending Bill Packed With Waste

President Obama started the process out with a military budget that was larger than anything George W. Bush had ever crafted, and the Democratic majority in Congress joined the Republicans, rolling around in a corrupt pile of money from military contractors like pigs in the mud. [...]

Thursday Is Constitutional High Noon for the Democrats

As the deputies disappeared one by one in High Noon, the supposed friends of the Constitution in the United States Senate have almost all abandoned the struggle to end the attack against the Constitution through the Patriot Act. Most Democrats in the Senate are now on the side of the criminal gang. [...]

Senators Who Voted Against FISA But Aren't Supporting FISA Reform

S. 1686, the JUSTICE Act, is a bill that would begin to undo the damage to civil liberty wrought by the USA Patriot ACT and the FISA Amendments Act. The bill, introduced last week by Senator Russell Feingold, adds a number of checks on executive power: S. 1686, if passed, would:

* Restrict information collected [...]

Senators Who Voted Against FISA But Aren’t Supporting FISA Reform

S. 1686, the JUSTICE Act, is a bill that would begin to undo the damage to civil liberty wrought by the USA Patriot ACT and the FISA Amendments Act. The bill, introduced last week by Senator Russell Feingold, adds a number of checks on executive power: S. 1686, if passed, would:

* Restrict information collected [...]

Democrats in Congress Capitulate to Bush Show Trials

In the Senate, Russ Feingold and Barbara Boxer are saying nothing. Even Bernard Sanders, the Democratic-aligned independent from Vermont, offered no dissent. [...]

Feingold Fails "Few Weeks" FISA Followup. Fight Fizzles.

Number of weeks since Senator Russell Feingold told activist Ben Masel that he’d give President Obama “a few weeks” to roll out a proposal to reform warrantless wiretapping under FISA, then introduce his own FISA reform bill: Eight

Number of Obama administration proposals to reform FISA rolled out since then: Zero

Number of bills introduced [...]

Feingold Fails “Few Weeks” FISA Followup. Fight Fizzles.

Number of weeks since Senator Russell Feingold told activist Ben Masel that he’d give President Obama “a few weeks” to roll out a proposal to reform warrantless wiretapping under FISA, then introduce his own FISA reform bill: Eight

Number of Obama administration proposals to reform FISA rolled out since then: Zero

Number of bills introduced [...]

Feingold acted Against Surveillance Reform before he stood For it

This week, Senator Russ Feingold issued a call for his colleagues to pass legislation to reform the warrantless surveillance, search and seizure provisions of the FISA Amendments Act and Patriot Act.

The week before last, Senator Russ Feingold added his voice to the unanimous consent of the Senate, adding the Hatch Amendment (Senate Amendment 962) [...]