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Snowden: NSA 'setting fire' to the Internet
Government surveillance programs are "setting fire to the future of the Internet," former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden said Monday in a rare video interview.
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Sun Mar 09, 2014
GOP Congressman: Holder Should Control 'Discriminatory' Texas's Voting Laws
During a filibuster-style radio interview in Milwaukee Friday, senior Republican Congressman James Sensenbrenner charged that the State of Texas as a whole had a tendency to discriminate against minority voters and should be placed back under Holder Justice Department supervision thanks to his proposed legislation.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
James O'Keefe Confronts GOP Rep. Sensenbrenner on His Racist Voting Rights Bill
You must see this - James O'Keefe III confronted Republican Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner on his anti-white voting rights legislation .
Wed Mar 05, 2014
GOP Sensebrenner's Lies Caught on Tape - No Wonder Government...
At a recent town hall of constituents in Rubicon, Wisconsin, Republican Rep. Sensenbrenner denied the fact that the voting rights legislation he is sponsoring is racist because it excludes white voters from the protection of the Voting Rights Act.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
It was an event almost as rare as the sighting of the ivory-billed woodpecker, but a few weeks ago a conservative Republican and liberal Democrats stood side by side in the nation's Capitol and proposed protections to make sure that elections in this country are as free and fair as possible.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
What the Mainstream Media Doesn't Understand About the Road to a Society without Mass Surveillance
Beginning June 5, 2013, based on leaks from former NSA contractor Edward Snowden, the world began learning about US and British mass surveillance programs.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Capitol Hill Update, 24 February, 2014
Government goes to those who show up. FreedomWorks makes it easy to hold your elected officials accountable in our fully interactive Action Center.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
News & Notes: Jan. 4
Winners of the contest, sponsored by the Shorewood Connects Neighbors project, will have their block featured in an edition of Shorewood Today and will have the opportunity to march behind the Shorewood Neighborhood of the Year banner in the annual Fourth of July parade.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
NSA-Reforming Act Idle in Congress
The bill's official summary claims that it will end bulk collection of certain records that is currently based on Section 215a 2s authority, limiting collection to things that deal directly with terrorism or "clandestine intelligence" that are linked to foreign agents, foreign "power," or suspected foreign agents, or individuals in contact with a ... (more)
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Despite Protest, The USA Freedom Act Remains In Holding Pattern
Coming off a day of global protest - both offline and off - that sent tens of thousands of emails and phone calls into the United States Congress, it appears that the USA Freedom Act hasn't budged on Capitol Hill.
Shirley Temple Grew from Child Star to Staunch Conservative
Following the news of her death on Wednesday at age 85, Shirley Temple Black was mourned throughout the United States and the world as a beloved child film star in the Great Depression who went on to be a much-respected diplomat.
Sun Feb 16, 2014
NSA reforms stalls in committee
More than 130 House lawmakers in both parties have signed on as co-sponsors to legislation that would prevent the NSA from collecting bulk records about people's phone calls.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
White Housea s NSA snooping violates separation of powers: Congressmen
Deputy Attorney General James Cole may have misled Congress earlier this month when he said the National Security Agency doesn't look at phone data it collects from members of Congress , according to three lawmakers who said Wednesday.
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ALA calls for passage, signing of the USA Freedom Act
At the American Library Associations's recent Midwinter Meeting & Exhibits in Philadelphia, the ALA Council passed a resolution calling upon Congress to pass - and the president to sign - legislation supporting the reforms embodied in the USA Freedom Act.
Tue Feb 11, 2014
Google to Congress: Revise Privacy Law to Protect User Communications
Google asked Congress to update privacy laws to require warrants to access user communications.
EDITORIAL: Photo ID is OK for NAACP rally, but not at voting booth
Participants in a march and rally sponsored by the NAACP got a list of "do's and don'ts" when they assembled last week.
Institute for Public Accuracy: NSA "The Day We Fight Back"
LINDA SCHADE, linda at defendingdissent.org, @defenddissent "American democracy has been turned on its head.
Google Backs Major Effort To Rein In NSA
Company logos sit on a wall at Google Inc.'s London Campus, in London, U.K., on Monday, Dec. 2, 2013.
How web sites are protesting spying
The protest, being called The Day We Fight Back, is intended to urge lawmakers in Congress to pass a law reining in many of the most controversial programs at the National Security Agency and elsewhere.
Mon Feb 10, 2014
Reform the NSA now
The time for Congress to take on the National Security Agency has come. There's nothing left to wait for.