Tag Archive: FISA

Law and Disorder Radio – The First 100 Days: Dismantling the Police State in a New Presidency (Part 2) – FISA, Surveillance, Guantanamo, Criminalizing Dissent – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

The First 100 Days: Dismantling the Police State in a New Presidency – Part 2 This is the second of a three part special. Law and Disorder hosts bring a series of interviews with key attorneys, authors and activists from…
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Law and Disorder Radio – Abu Ghraib Torture Lawsuits Target Military Contractors in US Courts – ACLU Challenges Deportation of Sameh Khouzam – US War Resisters Lose Haven in Canada – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Hosts Update: Bush Signs Spy Bill, ACLU Sues FISA – Surveillance Society: How They Voted Mumia Abu-Jamal’s Long Shot Appeal For Reversal of Last Year’s Third Circuit Ruling LAD/J.Patrick O’Connor Interview Secret US-Iraq “Status of Forces” Agreement Would Preserve Human…
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Democrats Lose on FISA – TRNN Transcript

After vowing in January to filibuster any FISA bill that included retroactive immunity for telecommunication companies, Obama changed his mind, voting on Wednesday for a FISA bill that included immunity. Obama was one of 22 Democratic Senators who voted for…
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Democrats Lose on FISA – TRNN Video Link

After vowing in January to filibuster any FISA bill that included retroactive immunity for telecommunication companies, Obama changed his mind, voting on Wednesday for a FISA bill that included immunity. Obama was one of 22 Democratic Senators who voted for…
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Obama and McCain Flip-Flop on FISA – TRNN Transcript

Michael Ratner: New bill extends powers of president and grants immunity for past wrongs. The US Senate is poised to pass the FISA bill at the end of this week, following its passage by Congress last week. It sets new…
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WESPAC Foundation Awards Dinner – Speech Notes – PDF

2008 WESPAC Speech Notes Sunday April 12 08 Wespac speech final I. I am proud to stand here among the activists of Wespac—Front lines for a long time— Special relationship —Connie Hogarth for a long time— Dottie Zellner—- Old acquaintance—called…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Cheney Pushes to Make Eavesdropping Law Permanent – TRNN Transcript Part Three

Ratner: Cheney’s offensive is meant to protect telecom companies and the Bush administration (3 of 3) PAUL JAY, SENIOR EDITOR: Here’s what The New York Times had to say about this: [text on screen] Mr. Bush says without amnesty, the…
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Cheney Pushes to Make Eavesdropping Law Permanent – Part Three – TRNN Video Link

http://therealnews.com/t2/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=31&Itemid=74&jumival=859   This episode is only available through The Real News Network Link. Ratner: Cheney’s offensive is meant to protect telecom companies and the Bush administration (3 of 3) Photo of the video image:      

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Cheney Pushes to Make Eavesdropping Law Permanent – TRNN Transcript – Part Two

Ratner: Why should Congress make the decision on wiretapping and not the court? (2 of 3) PAUL JAY, SENIOR EDITOR: The other big issue in this legislation is this question you raised before about immunity for the telephone companies who…
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