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Obama to Extend Patriot Act Provisions

Big Brother is watching you

Big Brother is watching you

President Obama has once again let down civil rights activists during his first year as president. Not content with still enforcing national cannabis laws in states that have made them legal; not content with continuing military tribunals and keeping Gitmo; not content with expanding the war in Afghanistan and killing more civilians;  Obama has decided to extend three key provisions of the Patriot Act.

The three “anti-liberty” provisions:

  1. The Lone Wolf Provision – Created to conduct surveillance on suspects with no known link to foreign governments or terrorist groups.
  2. The Roving Wiretaps Provision – Designed to allow investigators to quickly monitor the communications of a suspects who change their cell phone or communication device, without investigators having to go back to court for a new court authorization.
  3. The Business Records Provision –  Allows for your financial, library, travel, video rental, phone, medical, church, synagogue, and mosque records to be searched without your knowledge or consent, providing the government says it’s trying to protect against terrorism.

But it’s OK, because he’s going to change Washington! Give me a break!

Source: Yahoo! News


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