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If you like your (medical) privacy, you can(‘t) keep it

 
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If you like your (medical) privacy, you can(‘t) keep it

Of all the problems with Obamacare, one of the most serious, and least discussed, is the threat the bill poses to medical privacy. Obamacare gives the IRS authority to enforce the “individual mandate.” This means the IRS (yes THAT IRS) will collect medical information about millions of Americans. If the prospect of the IRS having […]


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Cops in PA can now search your car without a warrant

Watch out if you live in Pennsylvania! Not only can local authorities seize your home over a $6 tax bill, but now cops can search your car without a warrant. From Lancaster Online Previously, citizens could refuse an officer’s request to search a vehicle. In most cases, the officer would then need a warrant — […]


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When the IRS Attacks

Recently, the IRS levied a fine (plus interest for each day it’s not paid) against Campaign for Liberty for withholding the names of our donors from the IRS on our annual 990 filing. As a matter of principle, C4L believes it is vital to protect the privacy of our donors to prevent some form of […]


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Clapper: NSA conducts warrantless searches on American’s emails and phone calls

In a letter to Oregon Senator Ron Wyden, James Clapper, the director of national intelligence, confirmed that the National Security Agency has used a ‘loophole’ to search the private communications of US Citizens. According to The Guardian Many of the NSA’s most controversial programs collect information under the law affected by the so-called loophole. These […]


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Return of the Church Committee?

By: Matt McBride In 1974, it was revealed that the CIA was involved in illegal intelligence operations against thousands of American citizens. The following year, a special committee, chaired by Idaho Senator Frank Church, was tasked with conducting an investigation into the agency. While there was no dramatic overhaul of the federal programs, the Church […]


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