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Thursday, February 24, 2011

Michael Badnarik brings his Constitution class to Virginia

Lynchburg, March 26, 2011. Liberty University Law School 9AM.

Michael Badnarik is a Constitutional scholar, and the author of Good to be King, a beginner's guide
to the Constitution and the Bill of Rights.

Michael travels across the country teaching his highly acclaimed class on the Constitution to growing numbers of people suddenly interested in "life, liberty, and property". He is also available to speak to community groups on a variety of subjects related to private property and individual rights.

Michael was the 2004 Libertarian nominee for President of the United States, 2006 congressional candidate in Texas, and was recently elected President of Continental Congress 2009, which met in St. Charles, Illinois to document government violations of the Constitution.


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Sunday, February 20, 2011

Hillary Clinton versus Ray McGovern

I suspect Ray is winning the war, but for the “crime” of standing up and silently turning his back on the Mistress of State as she was publicly lying about some thing or another, the 71-year-old retired CIA analyst and past briefer of US Presidents was violently taken to jail, and badly hurt by “security” at George Washington University in DC. As I read about what happened to the courageous and principled Ray McGovern, I was thinking of Gene Sharp’s words: “If people are not afraid of the dictatorship, that dictatorship is in big trouble.webassets/patrio15.jpg

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Tuesday, February 8, 2011

House To Look At Extending Patriot Act Today And, Sadly, Likely To Renew It

Posted by Alan Colmes on Liberaland

Three controversial elements of the PATRIOT Act that expire February 28 are sadly likely to be renewed, at least temporarily, and probably more permanently. Democrat Diane Feinstein of California wants it extended until 2013. This plan has the support of the Obama administration. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell and other Republicans want it renewed permanently. But the original sponsor of the Patriot Act, Wisconsin Congressman James Sensenbrenner, wants a temporary extension while hearings are held before a long-term or permanent extension. In any event, three troubling provisions are likely to be extended and, as the ACLU notes, it seems they purposely waited until the last minute.

Three sections of the Patriot Act — the so-called ‘library provision’ that allows a secret court to issue orders for anything deemed relevant to an investigation; the roving wiretap provision that allows the government to get a wiretap order that doesn’t specify the person or place to be tapped; and the ‘lone wolf’ provision, which permits intelligence wiretapping of people not connected to a terrorist group — are scheduled to expire on February 28.

For almost 10 years, the Patriot Act has given the government too much leeway to pry into our private lives. It’s long past time for Congress to stop making excuses and sneaking through reauthorizations and start making meaningful reforms to the Patriot Act.

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