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Constitutional Compromise


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Torture and the rule of law


Those who have sanctioned or been indifferent to Bush lawbreaking have no grounds to feign outrage over the latest torture revelations. Glenn Greenwald says it best again. We letftist hysterics are screeching at the top of our collective lungs, and … Continue reading

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Preach it, sister!


Joan Walsh: Betrayed by Obama […] I’ve admired Obama, but I never confused him with a genuine progressive leader. Today I don’t admire him at all. His collapse on FISA is unforgivable. The only thing Obama has going for him … Continue reading

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ACLU FISA Newspaper Ad


Snippet of email from ACLU Executive Director Anthony Romero, with an important FISA action you can take today: […] Cowed by the Bush administration’s pre-election scare tactics, the Senate passed privacy-stealing FISA legislation undermining your Fourth Amendment rights. It’s outrageous, … Continue reading

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Why I am not an attorney


I don’t know enough to be one. I would not have thought anyone would have standing to challenge the new version of FISA, and yet: Senate Passes Unconstitutional Spying Bill And Grants Sweeping Immunity To Phone Companies ACLU Announces Legal … Continue reading

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Tell Congress to Reject Spying


Tell your representative: Just because the president says it’s legal doesn’t make it so! Congress is about to let telecom companies off scot-free after they broke the law by supplying mountains of your personal information to the government without a … Continue reading

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New FISA whistleblower allegations in FISA Immunity


A New FISA Whistleblower

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From the ACLU: Fear Mongers


Finally, the House of Representatives has stood up to President Bush’s fear-mongering. The Bush White House recently tried to bully the House of Representatives on an important bill that affects your privacy. With cries of “soft on terrorism,” they insisted … Continue reading

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Olbermann: Special Comment of FISA and Telecom Immunity


Countdown Special Comment: On FISA and Telecom Immunity

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Balls? Did someone call for balls?


Congress Keeps Telecoms on the Hook for Illegal Spying

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