Monday, November 30, 2009

John McManus: Patriot Act Should Die

so says John F. McManus publisher of The New American magazine, and President of The John Birch Society.

We agree.

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John F. McManus Answers the The "Big Questions" PDF | Print | E-mail
Written by John F. McManus
Friday, 20 November 2009 13:00

...The Hill: The House and Senate are moving forward with different bills to reauthorize the Patriot Act, which expires at the end of the year. Will this effort divide Democrats? And will it hamper President Barack Obama's call for unity on healthcare reform?

JFM: The cleverly named Patriot Act is a huge attack on the freedoms of the American people. Passed in the aftermath of 9/11, it was read by few if any members of Congress beforehand. Rather than being reauthorized; it should be allowed to die. There are probably a few Democrats who will opt to close it down. But many Republicans will seek to have it continued because it was passed under the leadership of the GOP president George W. Bush...


Obama Administration Backs ‘Patriot’ Act Provisions | Print | E-mail
Written by Alex Newman
Wednesday, 16 September 2009 13:00

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