Nancy Pelosi Driving Force Behind Saving the NSA Spying Program

By: Friday July 26, 2013 7:55 am

It was kind of odd to see the Democratic Party Leadership vote to spy on Americans given the party’s alleged commitment to civil liberties. Now it is reported that not only did the Democratic Leadership vote against the bill but that Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi was the driving force behind saving the NSA spying program. [...]

Democratic Leadership Vote To Continue Spying On Americans

By: Thursday July 25, 2013 6:08 am

In a close vote yesterday in the House, 205-2017,  a bill to stop NSA spying on Americans and roll back the Patriot Act was defeated. Part of the reason for the defeat was the House Democratic Leadership who voted for continued spying on American citizens, even though many made public statements condemning the Patriot Act. [...]

Breaking: Amash Amendment Fails 205-217

By: Wednesday July 24, 2013 3:58 pm

Update 9:22: @attackerman Congrats to Pres #Obama (and his ally Michele Bachmann) for leading the Dem Party to become top opponent to personal liberty. — Col. Morris Davis (@ColMorrisDavis) July 24, 2013   ———– Update 7:58: The Yeas and Nays. ——— Update 7:49: CNN credits Edward Snowden with causing the vote. A coalition of libertarian, [...]

NSA Scrambles To Stop Congress From Limiting Spying Powers Under Patriot Act

By: Wednesday July 24, 2013 5:55 am

All hell broke lose in Washington when, to the surprise of many, a bill to limit the NSA’s power to spy on Americans made it out of a House committee. The bill, known as the Amash Amendment for its cosponsor Representative Justin Amash, was attached to the defense spending bill. The law will limit the [...]

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