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James Otis on “Writs of Assistance”

 
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James Otis on “Writs of Assistance”

James Otis' fight against general warrants, known as "Writs of Assistance," helped lead to our 4th Amendment being adopted. To read more on James Otis' argument against "Writs of Assitance," click here. Remember these words when the FISA Amendments Act comes up for reauthorization later this year; your Congressmen may need a reminder as well.


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Thomas Paine’s “The Crisis”

Thomas Paine's revolutionary rhetoric in Common Sense helped ignite a revolution in the hearts and minds of the people long before the first shots at Lexington and Concord.  Dated December 23, 1776, story has it that George Washington found Paine's next essay so inspiring he ordered The Crisis to be read aloud to his troops at Valley Forge the […]


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How Many Americans has the Government Spied On?

"Gazillions." That was the fictitious number Senator Paul chose to use to highlight the gravity of the number of Americans caught up in the government's national security dragnet since 9/11, in a recent speech in Las Vegas. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cZ9jBWjZWvI Judge Napolitano, in an op-ed in the Washington Times explains that Senator Paul, "who, when he asked the government to […]


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Downright Offensive

Is President Obama the most flippant President in history? Allow me to explain: Last year, 30 members of the military were killed in a helicopter crash over Afghanistan. It came to light in a forum yesterday that President Obama sent form letters, signed by an autopen, expressing sympathy for the families loss. Remember in 2004, […]


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Join Jim DeMint at LPAC 2012!

We're happy to have South Carolina's Senator Jim DeMint speaking at the Liberty Political Action Conference on opening night, Thursday, September 13!


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