National Blog - page 153
Congress knows little about NSA, extends its powers anyway
The House of Representatives just passed the USA FREEDOM Act, which extends three sunseting provisions of the PATRIOT Act, including Section 215, the section that the NSA relied on to justify its bulk data collection. The House renewed this [...]
USA FREEDOM: Reform only Lorretta Lynch could love
A little noticed section in the USA FREEDOM Act deals with "Safety of Maritime Navigation and Nuclear Terrorism Conventions Implementation." As the title suggests, this section makes changes in laws regarding the US Government's policing of the [...]
By Zac Nickerson Earlier last week American business magnate Steve Wynn was interviewed on Ralston Live, a show on Nevada’s KNPB Public Television channel 5. World Net Daily (WND) reported on the interview in an informative article which you [...]
Judge Andrew Napolitano Agrees! Let the Patriot Act Expire!
Watch Judge Andrew Napolitano explain why expiring provisions of the Patriot Act should not be extended: Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com Campaign for Liberty is fighting back against those who want to continue the government's [...]
Rand Paul: What You Discuss on Your Phone Is None of the Government’s Business
Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) has an op-ed in Time magazine about how the recent court ruling on the NSA's illegal metadata collection. The full thing is worth a read here. The three judge panel slams the overreach of the NSA’s limitless metadata [...]
Pro Wrestling > Congress
Because pro wrestling does not deny that the outcomes are predetermined.... Today, the House of Representatives will vote on the misnamed USA FREEDOM Act. The bill will be considered under a "closed rule," meaning that Representatives are not [...]
Campaign for Liberty joins anti-phony USA FREEDOM Act Coalition
Campaign for Liberty has joined a coalition of organizations from across the political spectrum, as well as some whistleblowers, in a letter to Congress opposing the USA FREEDOM Act. Text of the letter available here and below. Please help [...]
RON PAUL: NSA Spying Ruled Illegal, But Will Congress Save the Program Anyway?
This week the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the NSA’s metadata collection program was not authorized in US law. The PATRIOT Act, under which the program began, was too vague, the court found. But the truth is the Act was intended to [...]
There's a civil war coming....
to the movies.... Marvel films has another well-deserved smash with Avengers: Age of Ultron, the squeal to 2012's Avengers. While the film does not contain the explicit libertarian message of last year's Captain America Winter Soldier, it does [...]
Thomas Massie: End double-taxation of seniors (plus classic Ron Paul!)
Audit the Fed and legalizing raw milk are not the only issues championed by Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul. Congressman Massie has also introduced the Senior Citizens Tax Elimination Act (H.R. 589). As the name suggests, HR 589 repeals [...]