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Obama’s DOJ follows lead of Bush regime again: It asks court to cover-up NSA surveillance (tags)
On February 25th, Obama’s Department of Justice (DOJ) again went to bat in court on behalf of the police state begun under the Bush regime by arguing in favor of the legality of the telecom immunity provisions of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) bill passed by Congress last summer. Under the amended FISA law, courts are required to dismiss a wiretapping suit against a telecommunications company if the Attorney General (AG) explains the firm's role in a confidential statement presented to the court. In the statement, the AG would affirm that the firm either had no role in the wiretapping or that it participated based on assurances that the executive branch had approved the eavesdropping to protect the nation from terrorism.
Fake Congressional Opposition to War (tags)
Congress again betrays the electorate
Tell the Sentate: Get some Ovaries, Censure Bush! (tags)
Amazingly, over 15 Senate Democrats voted to censure Clinton for a blow job, but now can't muster the indignation to tell Bush he was wrong for boldly defying U.S. law and ILLEGALLY spying on Americans! Right now there are only three sponsors of Russ Feingold's bill to censure Bush and it is set to be introduced on the Senate floor this Friday. Tell the cowering Senators: "GET some OVARIES or we will GET YOU OUT!!"
US plans massive data sweep (tags)
Little-known data-collection system could troll news, blogs, even e-mails. Will it go too far?
Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) speaks out for 9/11 truth! (tags)
Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA), who has been mentioned as a possible presidential candidate in 2008, has gone on the record for 9/11 truth, voicing her lack of confidence in the 9/11 Commission Report and stating that we need to pursue the truth of 9/11 wherever it leads.
Sen. Russ Feingold: Why I Opposed the Anti-Terrorism Bill (Counterpunch) (tags)
This is the text of remarks delivered on the senate floor by Senator Feingold during the October 25, 2001 debate on the final passage of the Anti-Terrorism Act. Feingold was the lone vote against the bill in the senate.