Will we ever be able to rid ourselves of the Patriot Act?
“I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.”
NO!...once we as the people give the Government a power control weapon over us the PUBLIC. We will never restore the Act without a major revolt.
It is not in the Governor's interest to relinquish power unless forced to do so. The more power they have the more control they can use over the governed.
I don't think so. Government is not usually willing to give up any kind of control.
by Brett Wood 6 years ago
The Patriot Act was meant to be short term but looks to become permanent. Does it go to far? Does it really violate our privacy rights?
by Evan G Rogers 7 years ago
Rand Paul recently tried to filibuster the passage of the continuation of completely tyrannical aspects of the Patriot Act. But both the House and the Senate were able to end it and pass the bill.http://online.wsj.com/article/BT-CO-201 … e_facebookObama signed it into law just a few minutes...
by PrettyPanther 5 years ago
I'm sick of hearing that liberals don't care about the erosion of our civil liberties "now that Obama is doing it." I have a good memory, folks. And I remember VERY CLEARLY that liberals were the the vocal opponents of the Patriot Act BEFORE it was enacted. I remember...
by Susan Reid 7 years ago
Every day we hear from hubbers about how Obama is out to destroy the Constitution. Across this great nation there is a movement of very vocal, very serious "pro-contitutionalists."The Constitution is suddenly quoted and defended like the Bible.It's all the vogue -- ALL OF A SUDDEN.My...
by OLYHOOCH 6 years ago
Introduced in the Virginia House of Delegates is House Bill 1160 (HB1160) which “Prevents any agency, political subdivision, employee, or member of the military of Virginia from assisting an agency or the armed forces of the United States in the investigation, prosecution, or detainment of a...
by repstrydiefly 8 years ago
"President Obama" is looking to set a law called Preventive Detention that allows the police to imprison or facilitate "future suspected criminals". Meaning if an individual is suspected of committing a crime in the future, then that individual will be imprisoned to prevent this...
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