Surprise: Government Panel Approves Government Spying

On July 1, the Associated Press breathlessly reported that an “independent civil liberties board” gave NSA spying the constitutional seal of approval and declared the spy agency employs “reasonable” safeguards designed to protect the rights of Americans.

Funny what the AP considers “independent.”

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THANK YOU: Today we hit our mid-summer fundraising goal – a HUGE thank you goes out to everyone who has pitched in to cover our bills for the next 3 months.

Now, we focus on the next $25K that needs to be raised by 12-31-14, so we can stay focused on 2015 state legislative sessions. But, we can rest easy for at least a few days.

THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU!

If you want to pitch in to help us get ahead, please do so right here:
http://rally.org/tenthamendmentcenter

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Regular People Targeted By NSA Spies, Not Just Criminals

Have you noticed that not once has an NSA revelation led people to say, “Oh, that isn’t as bad as I thought?”

In fact, every leaked document proves the spy agency more invasive, more expansive and more insidious than we realized. And what we’ve seen likely represents only the tip of the iceberg.

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Will Newspaper Columnist Respond to Truth About Nullification History?

Kansas City Star columnist Mary Sanchez wrote a column asserting that nullification was a tool of slave holders. Of course, nullification was never used in support of slavery. But it was invoked by northern abolitionists to thwart the return of escaped slaves as required by the fugitive slave acts.

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Blueprint to resist criminal judges

“Judge Miller is an Old Granny and a miserable doughface. Be prepared to resist, even at the expense of life, the encroachment of this sum of all villainies.” This text is from a resolution passed by the city of Oakland Wisc. in 1855 after the jury found abolitionist Sherman Booth guilty of violating the Fugitive…

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Yes on 122: Arizona Voters have an opportunity to opt-out of federal programs

This fall, Arizona voters have the chance to honor the spirit of James Madison by voting Yes on Proposition 122. If passed, the state constitutional amendment would make the feds enforce, enact and pay for its unconstitutional actions and programs on their own.

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CA Senate panel passes bill to ban warrantless drone surveillance

A California bill to strictly limit drone use passed out of an important state senate committee last week, and is now slated to receive a vote from the full senate. The bill had previously passed through the state assembly by a 63-6 vote. Assembly Bill 1327 (AB1327) passed through the Senate Appropriations Committee on Jun.…

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