Senators are brawling over the renewal of the Patriot Act. Few folks recognize how the feds have been brazenly lying about the Patriot Act ever since it was enacted. Here’s an oped I did a dozen years ago pointing out a few of the Justice Department’s frauds. Baltimore Sun, August 18, 2003 America fights for […]
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Scott Horton and I had fun on Wednesday hammering the Patriot Act on its 10th anniversary. That noxious law continues to spawn dreadful precedents… You can listen or download the interview by clicking on this link antiwar-radio-11_10_26_bovard
This is the tenth anniversary of the signing of the Patriot Act. Geez, I didn’t think that this scam would survive this long. But it has served the government well, so there have never been a shortage of apologists for this surveillance regime. After a certain number of years, even the most brazen frauds become […]
The Future of Freedom Foundation posted online today the following piece from the May issue of Freedom Daily – The PATRIOT Act in the Crosshairs Again by James Bovard The most controversial provisions of the USA PATRIOT Act are coming up for renewal this year. There is hope that Americans will finally learn more about […]
We learned in the last few weeks that a secret ruling exists which permits the federal agencies to violate far more Americans’ rights under a twisted interpretation of the Patriot Act. Are the feds using smart phones to track millions of Americans?
Sen. Rand Paul is doing heroic work on the Patriot Act. The fact that tomorrow’s New York Times has an article fretting that the FBI might have a perilous temporary loss of surveillance powers shows how desperate the establishment has become. Paul has done a superb job thus far of slowing the bipartisan juggernaut to […]
Brian Wilson and I had fun trouncing the Patriot Act and Teacher Unions on the WSPD radio yesterday. Click on the highlighted text below to hear the MP3: jpb-brian-wilson-show-3-10-2011-0555536571