Patriot Act

Eoin Higgins, staff writer
"Schiff has been trying to sneak ratification of such surveillance through Congress."
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
U.S. Attorney General William Barr testifies before the House Judiciary Committee in the Congressional Auditorium at the U.S. Capitol Visitors Center July 28, 2020 in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
"The public needs to know whether Attorney General Barr thinks President Trump...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
The Trump administration attempted to employ a never-before-used provision of the USA PATRIOT Act to indefinitely detain Adham Hassoun, who has been released to an undisclosed country.
"The government's claim that it could imprison Mr. Hassoun indefinitely without...

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After 16 years of truth-telling, Jon Stewart's final Daily Show was caustic, touching and rich with scores of former co-conspirators; the last, Stephen Colbert, offered a heartfelt tribute that brought Stewart to tears. Fittingly, he ended with an ardent call for vigilance against political, corporate and media bullshit - ie: "Patriot Act" for "Are You Scared Enough to Let Me Look at All of Your Phone Records Act." His parting shot: "If you smell something, say something." We'll miss him.