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Barack Obama Votes For Government Spying Against You

The world of the FISA Amendments Act: Eavesdropping on your telephone calls. Scanning your emails. Recording your text messages. Searching your house while you’re away and planting bugs in every room. Because the FISA Amendments Act gives the Attorney General the power to unilaterally declare whether a spy operation is legal, the FISA Amendments Act gives the Attorney general the power to break any law that restricts government spying, and declare the spying to be legal anyway. No judge, not even a FISA judge, can stop it from taking place. [...]

With 7 Minutes of Dissent Left, Here’s the New Physical Search Law

Only 15 minutes total have been provided for any dissenters against H.R. 6304 in the Congress to identify problems with the bill. Only 7 minutes of those are left for dissent to occur.

With so few minutes left for dissent, here is part of your new law, the part that authorizes physical searches without warrants, [...]