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Minutes From the Federal Reserve’s July Meeting Released Today

 
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Minutes From the Federal Reserve’s July Meeting Released Today

Today the Federal Reserve released the minutes from its July policy meeting, which showed disagreement among policymakers as to when to taper the Fed’s unprecedented $85 Billion per month bond-buying program. From The Associated Press: A few policymakers said they wanted to assess more economic data before deciding when to scale back the central bank’s $85 […]


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Surprise! The NSA Can Spy on More People than they Admit

The Wall Street Journal reports: The National Security Agency—which possesses only limited legal authority to spy on U.S. citizens—has built a surveillance network that covers more Americans’ Internet communications than officials have publicly disclosed, current and former officials say. The system has the capacity to reach roughly 75% of all U.S. Internet traffic in the […]


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Obama Administration Wants to Search Your Cell Phone Without a Warrant

So we can now add cell phones to the growing list of things the federal government believes it can search and seize without a warrant.  As the Washington Post reports: Last week the Obama administration asked the Supreme Court to resolve the issue and rule that the Fourth Amendment allows warrantless cellphone searches. In 2007, […]


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Rubio Votes With Reid and Obama, Against American People

SPRINGFIELD, Virginia- Today, Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) stood with President Obama and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, and against the rule of law to continue sending foreign aid to Egypt. Under current law, the United States is prohibited from providing financial assistance to countries that have experienced a military coup d’état. “Despite the fact that nearly […]


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House Republicans Stand with Obama

The following Republicans voted with President Obama and against Rep. Justin Amash’s Amendment to stop the NSA from spying on millions of innocent Americans. Is your Congressman on this list? Call them: 202-224-3121 Check out the full roll call vote. Aderholt Alexander Bachmann Barr Benishek Bilirakis Boehner Bonner Boustany Brady (TX) Brooks (AL) Brooks (IN) […]


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