In a radical attack on the due-process rights of Americans that received virtually no media attention, the Republican-controlled House of Representatives voted to give the Obama administration the unilateral power to strip you of your passport and right to travel without a trial or even criminal charges. In fact, the scheme does not even include a way to challenge your status as a non-person involuntarily trapped inside U.S. borders on orders from the secretary of state. Lawmakers, some of whom could themselves be caught in the dragnet along with myriad administration officials, praised the effort as a way to stop alleged terrorists from travelling. But critics said it was an attack on the fundamental rights of Americans, such as due-process protections, and that it must be resisted.
In testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee, FBI Director James Comey said the government should be given the key to decode encrypted data.
Our first "Freedom Index" for 2015 rates how every member of the U.S. House and Senate vorted based on the Constitution.
In the wake of the Supreme Court's Obergefell decision, congressional Democrats have introduced legislation to strike the words "husband" and "wife" from federal law.
The 2016 Intelligence Authorization Act requires social media companies to flag posts from potential terrorists, and anyone could qualify as a terrorist.
Boehner’s rampage against House members who defied him on ObamaTrade vote has begun to backfire — and he may be starting to back-pedal, due to public pressure.
Representative Ken Buck (R-Colo.) is the latest target among House Republicans who dared to vote their consciences against Boehner’s fanatical Fast Track support for TPP/TTIP/TiSA.
Senator Ted Cruz’s vote switch didn’t stop cloture, but Senator Jeff Sessions’ relentless exposure of TPA and the TTP/TTIP/TiSA dangers may derail Wednesday’s Fast Track vote.
Is it stupidity or cupidity, if senators still vote for TPA, in view of plain truth about Fast Track? Either way, a vote for Fast Track Tuesday would be totally inexcusable.
House Republican leadership has reportedly proposed an alternative to ObamaCare subsidies should the Supreme Court rule against them.