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Yesterday, I wrote about the roll call for the Amash-Conyers amendment, which would have curbed the blanket surveillance powers of the NSA. Despite strong White House opposition and energized ...
by Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Jul 25, 2013 at 09:12 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
The debate preceding the Amash-Conyers amendment (i.e. the amendment to curb the blanket surveillance powers of the NSA) was riveting to watch. Unfortunately, the amendment failed, but it failed ...
by Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees
Comment Count 25 comments on Wed Jul 24, 2013 at 07:27 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
Hawai'i Rep Tulsi Gabbard gave a short and moving speech supporting the Amash-Conyers amendment to defund NSA spying on innocent Americans and to require more transparency in the FISA court decisions.
by Karen from Maui
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Jul 24, 2013 at 06:36 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
The roll call is now available for the vote on the Amash amendment to the Defense Spending bill. The amendment would curtail domestic surveillance data collected by the NSA in bulk, on Americans who ...
by joanneleon
Comment Count 457 comments on Wed Jul 24, 2013 at 05:30 PM PDT with 283 Recommends
Which looks like it might be much later in the afternoon or evening.... If the Amash-Conyers amendment passes the house, it is a start. If it should fail, this is not going away, we will keep ...
by allenjo
Comment Count 21 comments on Wed Jul 24, 2013 at 12:32 PM PDT with 16 Recommends