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Senate votes down anti-surveillance amendment, as both parties back warrantless spying on Americans' browser history


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"The US Senate has voted down an amendment that would limit surveillance of Americans’ internet records. Apparently, the true divide in Washington is not between Democrat and Republican, but those for or against the police state.

The US Senate met on Wednesday to debate the reauthorization of some provisions of the USA Freedom Act, an expansive domestic surveillance bill that expired in March. As Majority Leader Mitch McConnell brought the Act to the floor, a bipartisan group of lawmakers introduced an amendment that would explicitly bar law enforcement from snooping on Americans’ internet browsing and search histories without a warrant.

Prior to the vote, McConnell had urged his colleagues to reject the amendment. When votes were cast on Wednesday, ten Democratic senators heeded McConnell’s words, bringing the final vote to 59 Yeas and 37 Nays."

https://www.rt.com/usa/488586-senate-blocks-surveillance-amendment/

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no, the .Gov will not reduce its use of Powers that is non-Partisan and nearly Universal.

 

nearly 2/3s of the U.S. Senate went on Record saying how much they disapproved of the FISA Process, then went on to Vote for its Re-Authorization.

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There is a universal truth:  The Government takes, but it fights like hell to give back.  Many of us are still waiting on a lawsuit filed during the Obama administration.  As far as FISA, that is only supposed to be used in matters of National Security, and not a political arm.  For instance, getting a warrant of arrest for an American Citizen that has become part of a terrorist movement and fled the United States.  Or, if you are Obama, just drop a bug splat on them and everyone they have ever known, and bypass FISA altogether.  His argument being, even though he was corrupt with narco-terrorism under Operation Cassandra, which there a mind boggling amount of data still in the Congressional archives how his tendrils reached from Afghanistan to Central America (How do you think he afforded his Hawaii mansions?), that due process was for the little people.

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