June 20, 2013 | Volume 117 Number 9

It's time to repeal the Patriot Act

It’s back. The Patriot Act β€” that grotesque, ever-mutating, hydra-headed monstrosity from the Bush-Cheney Little Shop of Horrors β€” has risen again, this time with an added twist of Orwellian intrusiveness from the Obamacans.

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Since 2006, Team Bush, and then Team Obama, have allowed the little-known, hugely powerful National Security Agency to run a daily dragnet through your and my phone calls β€” all on the hush-hush, of course, not informing us spyees. Now exposed, leaders of both parties are piously pointing to the Patriot Act, saying that it legalized this wholesale, everyday invas...

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