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The provision of the Patriot Act that allowed the NSA to hoover up all the phone records in the country and store them at their facility in Utah has been allowed to expire. That’s a good thing. But it doesn’t mean we have our privacy back. Even though the government will now have to return …

Well, it sure is good president Obama has Mitch McConnell and the Republicans to bail him out or he would have no chance of reauthorizing the Patriot Act. And here I thought that everything Obama stood for or has done since he first took office has been bad for the country. That’s one of those …

Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) stood tall on Wednesday afternoon and evening to speak out against certain provisions in the Patriot Act. In particular he spoke passionately against the NSA’s illegal surveillance of innocent American citizens. A handful of Democrats and a few Republicans joined Senator Paul in his efforts to derail the Patriot Act vote. …

Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) seemingly surprised NBC’s Chuck Todd on Sunday when the Presidential contender was a guest on NBC’s Meet the Press. The conversation between the two moved to the reauthorization of the Patriot Act, something that Senator Paul has been staunchly opposed to, and the NSA’s role in gathering intelligence when Senator Paul …

In a short but important piece for the National Review, Joel Gehrke brings us some remarks made by Senator Ted Cruz while at the South Carolina Freedom Summit this past Saturday in Greenville, South Carolina. Senator Cruz was speaking about religious liberty when he brought up the fact that some of his fellow GOP candidates …

  Senator Rand Paul was on Fox News Tuesday night to discuss the terrorist attack in Texas and the fact that the NSA mass surveillance program seemed to have proven a failure. Instead of continuing to accumulate huge swaths of data from innocent Americans, Senator Paul believes that the NSA should be focusing on actual …

Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) just got a very interesting endorsement. Fox Business pundit and libertarian investigative journalist John Stossel just penned a piece at Reason.com explaining why he will be supporting Senator Paul for President in 2016. In his piece, Stossel did his level best to give reasons for Americans of every political stripe to …

With the midterms less than a week away, we are being bombarded with campaign ads. The radio, TV, Internet – they’re everywhere. We are also being deluged with stories of campaign fraud. Yesterday I wrote of Colorado’s new all-mail balloting and the potential for massive fraud in that state. But in fact the fraud doesn’t …

In the 1988 film Enemy of the State a group of rogue NSA agents kill a US Congressman and try to cover up the murder. What the NSA agents don’t know is that a video camera had been set up by wildlife researcher Daniel Zavitz who captured the entire incident. When Zavitz views the recording, …

So you say you don’t think the “state” should be meddling in your family life. You don’t like Common Core. You resent your children’s doctors’ prying questions into your family life. Questions like, “Are you eating your vegetables little Johnny? Oh … and by the way … does your daddy own a gun?” No crap! …

A lawsuit, Riley v. California, that challenged that legality of arrest-related searches of cell phones had made its way to the US Supreme Court. The crux of the lawsuit was that law enforcement searches of cell phones without a warrant were a violation of the Fourth Amendment that protects citizens from unlawful search and seizure. …

Have you ever looked at the people around you and wondered who if any could be a terrorist? Perhaps your next door neighbor, Sunday school teacher, your niece or uncle are secretly plotting to blow up a building. How well do you know your co-workers? These are the questions posed by Mark Hyman with Behind …