Tag Archives: fourth amendment

TSA has nothing to do with security

By Mike Adams
Natural News

Airport shut down by incompetent TSA authorities after jars of honey flagged as explosives

At the Bakersfield airport in California, TSA authorities recently shut down the entire airport after finding what they thought was a container of liquid explosives.

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Our Dwindling Email Privacy

unclesam-spyingBy Scott Horton

What sort of privacy do you expect when you send an email? As Americans increasingly rely on the Internet for communication, Justice Department lawyers increasingly argue that Americans have no right to privacy there—notwithstanding repeated congressional efforts to bolster these rights. A recent case out of Oregon shows how the privacy expectation associated with emails and other Internet communications is being frittered away.

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As Congress Considers State Secrets Reform, Obama Admin Tries to Shut Down Yet Another Warrantless Wiretapping Lawsuit

spy on youBy Kevin Bankston

In a Court filing late Friday night, the Obama Administration attempted to dress up in new clothes its embrace of one of the worst Bush Administration positions — that courts cannot be allowed to review the National Security Agency’s massive, well-documented program of warrantless surveillance. In doing so it demonstrated that it will not willingly set limits on its own power and reinforced the need for Congress to step in and reform the so-called ‘state secrets’ privilege. The House Judiciary Committee will be taking the first step toward such reform when it begins to consider the State Secret Protection Act of 2009 (HR 984) this Wednesday, so please visit our action center now to voice your support!

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FBI General Counsel: Constitution and Bill of Rights ‘Seriously Miss the Mark’

spying onyou (250 x 272)By Jim, Irregular Times

The FBI is spying on American people and organizations — without warrants, without probable cause, without suspicion, covertly. 

Fourth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States:

The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized.

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Widespread Domestic Surveillance Continues Under Obama: Restore My Goddam 4th Amendment rights!!!

obama back of headPeter B. Collins speaks to the whistleblowers and experts still sounding the alarm as Bush-era big government intrusion continues unabated.

Since I signed off the syndicated Peter B. Collins radio show in March, I’ve been able to zoom out from the close-up view of day-to-day political combat.

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