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Old 03-02-2010, 02:30 PM - Thread Starter
 
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http://www.lasvegassun.com/news/2010...f-patriot-act/


President Barack Obama has signed a one-year extension of several provisions in the nation's main counterterrorism law, the Patriot Act.

Provisions in the measure would have expired on Sunday without Obama's signature Saturday.
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Thrown away were restrictions and greater scrutiny on the government's authority to spy on Americans and seize their records.
I am really disappointed that this act is still so popular.

 

 

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I am really disappointed that this act is still so popular.

Me too.

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I'm dissapointed that after all the rhetoric during the Bush admin and the last pres campaign that the Dems keep voting to renew the Patriot Act unchanged.
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I don't get it.

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Well the deafening silence about it from the media is also pretty interesting. It's basically being ignored.
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I am sure I am on some sort of watch list because I keep complaining on his facebook page.

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Seriously? What happened to change?

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