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TSA, Protector of Civil Liberties and Other Fodder for Madness

Janet Napolitano reveals that the DHS and TSA “don’t do anything without kind of running it through our own civil rights and privacy office.” Thank God Janet is always on the case looking out for our civil liberties. I have … Continue reading

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Weekend Outrages, Saturday Edition

The ACLU continues the fight against phone companies who participated in warrantless wiretapping on the behalf of the federal government. Studs Terkel may be gone, but the lawsuit bearing his name lives on in appeals. From the Whoever Heard of … Continue reading

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Daily Outrage, weekend edition

http://www.forbes.com/sites/beltway/2011/08/23/steal-is-wrong-even-when-its-the-government-doing-it/ – Dr. Dan Mitchell breaks down the growing use of asset and civil forfeiture among law enforcement. http://www.theagitator.com/2011/08/27/ignorance-of-the-law-is-no-excuse-unless-youre-in-law-enforcement-2/ – Fear and ignorance of the Second Amendment and the rights protected therein. http://www.aclu.org/blog/criminal-law-reform/told-you-so-floridas-new-drug-testing-policy-already-costing-taxpayers-more – The ACLU examines the financial implications … Continue reading

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The Daily Outrage(s)

http://ccheadliner.com/news/unfriended-teachers-say-state-law-violates-first-amendment/article_de49f094-cdb1-11e0-b2d1-001cc4c002e0.html – Ever wonder why we call politicians demagogues? http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/family-spokesman-for-elderly-woman-killed-by-atlanta-police-in-2006-sues-for-compensation/2011/08/25/gIQAq22aeJ_story.html – Another ugly chapter in a particularly sordid instance of police incompetence and malfeasance, never mind the evils of the no-knock warrant. http://blog.beliefnet.com/news/2011/08/aclu-campaign-schools-must-stop-blocking-kids-access-to-pornography.php – A conservative Christian’s take on the … Continue reading

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