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Breaking on Senate NSA Reform Bill

Campaign for Liberty has learned Senator Rand Paul will oppose the Senate NSA reform bill if it contains language renewing Patriot Act provisions. Senator Reid has filed cloture on the bill.


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Another day, another civil liberties violation

Via The Wall Street Journal: The Justice Department is scooping up data from thousands of cellphones through fake communications towers deployed on airplanes, a high-tech hunt for criminal suspects that is snagging a large number of innocent Americans, according to people familiar with the operations. Read the rest and learn more here. As stories like […]


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Bloomberg heads to the states. We’ll see him there.

Politico’s Mike Allen reports today on former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s shifting electoral focus, writing: So as the former New York mayor turned activist for gun control, healthier food choices, education reform, and other issues makes his spending plans for the next two years, he plans to weight his contributions more toward ballot measures, […]


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Common Core Bringing People Together…

… against it, as a wide coalition continues to push to rid education of this latest federal assault. Politico looks at actions on the local level challenging adoption of the Common Core: School districts from New Hampshire to Oregon are revolting against the coming Common Core tests. Even as political leaders in both red and […]


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It doesn’t know when to stop.

While some find growing mistrust in government officials and institutions alarming, George Will recently countered that worry by stating on a Fox News panel, “I think we have much more to fear from excessive faith in government than from too little faith in government.” He succinctly but powerfully describes some of the reasons this lack […]


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