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Tell Your Representative to Reject the PATRIOT Act Sneak Attack!

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Tell your Congressperson to vote NO on the USA PATRIOT Act in tomorrow's vote! The PATRIOT reauthorization bill being fast-tracked to the House floor contains NO reforms to the law, and will be voted upon with NO debate and NO opportunity for amendments to add oversight and accountability. Help stop this sneak attack on your civil liberties: there are only hours left to visit our Action Center and tell your Representative to vote "NO" on H.R. 514, the PATRIOT extension bill.

In late 2009, when PATRIOT reauthorization was originally being considered by Congress, many important PATRIOT reform measures were proposed and debated, and a bill filled with powerful new checks and balances was reported favorably out of the House Judiciary Committee. But, as Congress ran up against the renewal deadline, it decided that there was not enough time to fully consider those reforms. So, in February 2010, Congress instead extended the "sunsetting" sections of the law until the end of this February, with a promise to fully consider the issues before the next deadline.

But Congress is breaking its promise to consider reforms to the PATRIOT Act. In a legislative sneak attack, the new Republican leadership in the House is trying push Representatives to rubber-stamp another PATRIOT renewal. The House leaders just announced on Friday that they’ll be "suspending the rules" so that a bill introduced by Rep. Sensenbrenner to extend the expiring PATRIOT provisions until December 8, 2011 will go to the House floor for a vote TOMORROW, without any debate and without any opportunity for anyone to offer amendments to improve the bill.

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I

called before lunch and i think i'll email her too.

Thank you and all others for your activism

here is latest from CFL:
http://www.campaignforliberty.com/blog.php?view=40653
A vote will occur TODAY to extend the "PATRIOT" Act another year, and it will pass easily unless you and I take immediate action.

Congress is once again trying to sneak through an attack on our rights by reauthorizing the so-called "PATRIOT" Act with as little debate and scrutiny as possible.

No amendments will be allowed, and debate will be limited to 40 minutes.

Please call Congress at (202) 224-3121 and send a clear message to your representative that a vote for a suspension calendar with the so-called "PATRIOT" Act on it is a vote for roving wiretaps, secret sneak and peek searches conducted without the knowledge of the subject, search and seizure of library records, and so-called "national security letters" signed by anonymous bureaucrats replacing warrants signed by a judge.

Last year, the statists slipped reauthorization of the so-called "PATRIOT" Act through with little opposition.

You and I cannot allow the Constitution-shredding "PATRIOT" Act, with its roving wiretaps and secret searches, to be reauthorized through parliamentary shenanigans and without debate or amendments.

Please, call your representative right away!

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Just heard from both a good friend

and www.thomas.gov

It did not pass! HalleluyaH!!!

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E-mailed and Called

(Sometimes wonder if these people are both deaf and blind)

"Hence, naturally enough, my symbol for Hell is something like the bureaucracy of a police state or the office of a thoroughly nasty business concern." ~~C.S. Lewis
Love won! Deliverance from Tyranny is on the way! Col. 2:13-15

I just called mine.

We should drive them crazy with calls and emails. Probably the most evil powers ever given to government.

Just fired of an email to my Congressman

I just hope it gets there soon enough. Sure would be nice if they would publicize these things a little bit.

You'd almost think they were trying to keep things from us....

Thank you everyone who acted

Salute to all who called emailed e.t.c.

LL on Twitter: http://twitter.com/LibertyPoet
sometimes LL can suck & sometimes LL rocks!
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Love won! Deliverance from Tyranny is on the way! Col. 2:13-15

they don't listen

to the people .... they do what they want

Of the Corporation, By the Corporation, For the Corporation

Exactly!
The corporate federal and state governments don't have to obey the will of We the People. We are merely beneficiaries of the corporation. The Corporate governments are only answerable to their shareholders, the FED and the banks that own the FED.
FED up yet?
http://republicoftheunitedstates.org
http://missourirepublic.org

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Thanks for posting Tom

Yes, the vote should take place today. The vote is taking place under 'suspension' meaning it should just be another rubber stamp - no debate :(

I saw somewhere that Dr. Paul will try to make a statement from the floor about it.

He's the man.
bigmikedude's picture

I hope RP can make it to the floor for a speech

before they vote on it, to remind the republicans about their big hyped 'reading of the Constitution'.... and then point out how this could prove it was only a big dog and pony show.

Their hypocrisy needs to be called out.

another horrible moment in the history of America

Thank you for placing this front page.
Prisonplanet site also posted the same article on the front page.

Rubber stamp -- MSM is silent.
I hope Ron Paul can make a profound statement from the floor and at least some people will get to hear it when the video goes viral.

On another note winter came back here -15C and strong wind sun is out but it does not help much...news about Tom Woods book success made me feel better but still I am not feeling well at all.Zero appetite and low energy level.
Anyways Thank God for coffee lol

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Love won! Deliverance from Tyranny is on the way! Col. 2:13-15

Help -- does anyone know

is the vote to be held today or tomorrow?
the article above is dated 7th so I guess the vote is to be held today?

LL on Twitter: http://twitter.com/LibertyPoet
sometimes LL can suck & sometimes LL rocks!
http://www.dailypaul.com/203008/south-carolina-battle-of-cow...
Love won! Deliverance from Tyranny is on the way! Col. 2:13-15