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"USA Freedom Act" Has Been Amended To EXTEND The Patriot Act - See Title VII

AMENDMENT IN THE NATURE OF A SUBSTITUTE
TO H.R. 3361
OFFERED BY MR. SENSENBRENNER OF
WISCONSIN

5 TITLE VII—SUNSETS
6 SEC. 701. USA PATRIOT IMPROVEMENT AND REAUTHORIZA-
7 TION ACT OF 2005.
8 Section 102(b)(1) of the USA PATRIOT Improve-
9 ment and Reauthorization Act of 2005 (50 U.S.C. 1805
10 note) is amended by striking ‘‘June 1, 2015’’ and insert-
11 ing ‘‘December 31, 2017’’.

http://judiciary.house.gov/_cache/files/d4c6f7fd-4768-4b30-8...

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Also, amendments to the USA Freedom Act aim to block the NSA’s ability to siphon and store the so-called metadata on domestic and international communications, instead keeping the information in the hands of telephone and internet companies.

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So they admit we're not free now.

If we were we wouldn't need a law to make us free.
As soon as I saw the title "USA Freedom Act"I knew we were in (more) trouble.

ChristianAnarchist's picture

WOW! USA Freedom Act

WOW! USA Freedom Act... What else to name a bill that takes away freedom???

Beware the cult of "government"...

By now

You know to read or hear everything coming out of DC as an exact opposite of what is written or said.

Leave it to Sensenbrenner

(maybe senseless) to foul up the bill!

"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

scawarren's picture

Bump... total b.s. the bill

Bump... total b.s. the bill is worthless now!

It is easier to fool people than to convince them that they have been fooled. – Mark Twain

I am not surprised at all.

Hey,

I'm not surprised at all. This stuff is always going on. I really think there should be a bill that has to have direct relationship with the goal of the bill. If it is about education, you can't just throw in Department of Defense expenditures in there.

Anyways that is my two cents.

See the Downsize DC goals:

They are of like mind.

"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