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Tea Party and ACLU Call on Congress to Let Patriot Act Expire

Tea Party and ACLU Call on Congress to Let Patriot Act Expire

In the literal definition of a strange bedfellows alliance, a top Tea Party group and the American Civil Liberties Union are pressing lawmakers to allow the controversial provisions of the Patriot Act that authorize the National Security Agency's broad surveillance activities to expire.

America’s Virulent, Extremist Counterterrorism Ideology

America’s Virulent, Extremist Counterterrorism Ideology

Forget the long war; we’re now in the thick of perpetual war.

Surveillance Hawks and Privacy Advocates Agree: House NSA Bill is a Flop

Surveillance Hawks and Privacy Advocates Agree: House NSA Bill is a Flop

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and privacy advocates both agree the NSA reform bill that just passed the House is a dud.

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