In a hearing conducted by Sen. Al Franken (D-MN), the NSA came up with perhaps its most ridiculous excuse for illegal, unconstitutional spying program thus far. The agency claims measures increasing spy program transparency would force them to invade our privacy more.Details
The things you see coming out of the Tenth Amendment Center every day don’t magically happen. The website, the activism, the email updates, the social media posts, and all of the other things we do each day require a tremendous amount of time and work. And that only accounts for what you see.Details
TIME’s Nate Rawlings reports on state-level efforts to thwart NSA spying, but doesn’t understand the Constitutional basis behind the effort.Details
After a report in the Tribune last week, US News and World Report gave a very favorable mainstream media report on our work to stop NSA spying with a pushback by states. That just got picked up by Drudge Report.Details
After establishing that we cannot count on Congress, the president or federal courts to rein in the NSA, Maharrey explained the basic strategy and the anti-commandeering doctrine it is based on. He also addressed those who might believe that stopping unconstitutional spying is an impossible task and why we must be bold, and stand and fight.Details
On the Scott Horton Show, 11-15-13: Michael Boldin, founder and executive director of the Tenth Amendment Center, discusses why Congressional reform of the NSA is doomed to failure while Dianne Feinstein remains on the Senate Intelligence Committee, and using state-level legislation to shut down NSA facilities by denying them electricity and water.