Russ Feingold’s Video Response to FISA Bill

Russ Feingold's Video Response to the FISA Bill(Copied from the "Progressive Patriots Fund" site)Dear Friend,Senator Russ Feingold has promised to do everything in his powerto stop the FISA bill from becoming law. Because of this he'sreceived an outpouring of support from people across thecountry. See his video thanking us for our support at the linkbelow.… Continue reading Russ Feingold’s Video Response to FISA Bill

Yes We Can Say That

Public Finance, FISA and the Death Penalty:The DLC and the Erosion of a Dream Candidate"...the public financing of presidential elections as it exists today is broken," Barack Obama in a video statement about opting out of public financefor his presidential campaign.Having a plausible explanation for a complete reversal of a principal policy does not mean… Continue reading Yes We Can Say That

The Wiretapper in the Mirror: Congress Wimps Out

In today's debate over the warrantless wiretapping bill - aka changes to FISA -Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas) who spoke against passage, expressed the concerns of both sides when she called it "lipstick on a pig" .In speaking for the bill's passage, California Republican Dan Lungren said that "it's not the Mona Lisa, but it… Continue reading The Wiretapper in the Mirror: Congress Wimps Out

Breaking News: FISA Wiretapping Deal Reached

Breaking News from the ACLUCongress Said To Have Reached FISA DealCongress Reaches Deal on FISA Bill - ReWrites Surveillance & Wiretapping RulesFISA Deal Reached, Aides SayBy Tim Starks, CQ StaffCQ TODAY ONLINE NEWSJune 19, 2008 – 10:40 a.m.A final deal has been reached on a rewrite of electronic surveillance rules and will be announced Thursday,… Continue reading Breaking News: FISA Wiretapping Deal Reached