Senior lawmakers are scrambling this to agree on a change to legislation that would rein in the dragnet of phone records.
There is no sign of an end to the erosion of Constitutional liberties that began after the 9/11 attacks.
A federal appeals court has ruled that the National Security Agency program to collect information on billions of telephone calls made or received by Americans is illegal.
Militarism and military spending are everywhere on the rise, as the new Cold War propaganda seems to be paying off.
According to the father of the Constitution the powers delegated to the central government “are few and defined and those that remain in the States are numerous and indefinite.”
Those three cherished texts all count as “historical influences that allow sexism to continue”
Even Alexander Hamilton, who proposed a monarchy, would be shocked by how much power is concentrated in today’s executive branch
The threat of Russian expansionism also has other Eastern European countries taking notice, and preparing for the possibility of war.
Just as police states have arisen throughout history, there have also been individuals or groups of individuals who have risen up to challenge the injustices of their age.
The Constitution Project, a D.C.-based bipartisan think tank, said it presents the annual awards to individuals and organizations that defend the Constitution and its principles.