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According to the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC),  the bill was amended and “no longer prohibits bulk collection of communications records. Other key provisions were also removed.”

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Posted by Jason on May 26, 2014 under

These highly educated lackeys for the establishment have been tasked with keeping the U.S. Titanic afloat until the oligarchs can safely depart on the lifeboats with all the ship’s jewels safely stowed in their pockets. There has been no housing recovery. There has been no jobs recovery. There has been no auto sales recovery. Giving a vehicle to someone with a 580 credit score with a 0% seven year loan is not a sale. It’s a repossession in waiting. The government supplied student loans are going to functional illiterates who are majoring in texting, facebooking and twittering. Do you think these indebted University of Phoenix dropouts living in their parents’ basements are going to spur a housing and retail sales recovery?

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Camp Delta prison, at the Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval Base (Reuters / Brennan Linsley)

It has been an incredible week for news. Here are some of the headlines which caught our eye  …

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West: Right about Weapons Trafficking; wrong to dismiss Kidnapping.

When will the right ever get it all right? While Allen West may be right about Benghazi being about weapons trafficking, he doesn’t have an answer as to the motives of the attackers. Would the terrorists who attacked the compound have done so because Benghazi was about weapons trafficking? That makes no sense. Exhaustive research conducted by Shoebat.com presents evidence that debunks one of West’s conclusions.

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To be honest with you, knowing what I know about Alinsky tactics, I wouldn't be surprised if Carson is working for gun control advocates and positioning himself to be president by "working within the system."  By encouraging Americans to read "Rules for Radicals," he makes himself appear as being on the "right" while his opinion on gun control obviously puts him on the "left."

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...from 1887:

"I am as sure as I am of the fact of Christ's reign that a comprehensive and centralized system of national education separated from religion, as is now commonly proposed, will prove the most appalling enginery for the propagation of anti-Christian and atheistic unbelief, and of anti-social, nihilistic ethics, individual, social, and political, which this sin-rent world has ever seen."

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Elder Dallin H. Oaks of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints recently discussed the importance of religious freedom with Grant Nielsen and Amanda Dixon of KSL NewsRadio in Salt Lake City.  Elder Oaks explains religion’s vital role in civil society, how its free exercise can be preserved and the need to live together harmoniously in a pluralistic world.

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The fact that a senator even needs to say that shows how far we’ve fallen.

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The scandal — while simmering for months or even years — made national news with an investigation into the Phoenix, Arizona hospital. But in recent weeks various news outlets have reported similar incidents in Albuquerque, New Mexico; Ft. Collins, Colorado; Cheyenne, Wyoming; Austin, Texas; and Atlanta, Georgia. More instances of “secret waiting lists” are expected to be revealed in the coming months.

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