Tag Archive: President George W. Bush

Bush Signs Legislation Vastly Expanding Federal Powers to Wiretap, Eavesdrop, Detain And Deport – Democracy Now Transcript – PDF

President Bush signed legislation Friday dramatically expanding the ability of federal officials to tap telephones and email traffic, and to detain and deport immigrants in the name of the so-called war on terrorism. Bush’s signing 2001-of the bill garnered little…
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Bush Signs Legislation Vastly Expanding Federal Powers to Wiretap, Eavesdrop, Detain And Deport — Democracy Now Video

President Bush signed legislation Friday dramatically expanding the ability of federal officials to tap telephonesand email traffic, and to detain and deport immigrants in the name of the so-called war on terrorism. Bush’s signingof the bill garnered little newspaper coverage…
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Terrorism & the Constitution: Sacrificing Civil Liberties in the Name of National Security: a Forum – Democracy Now Transcript – PDF

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Forum: Less Secure and Less Free: Civil Liberties and the War on Terror – with David Cole – Columbia Law School – Democracy Now Video

David Cole and Michael Ratner on how unsafe war will make us and why we should consider other alternatives.

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Congress Swiftly Passes Open-Ended Resolution Authorizing Military Action Abroad – Democracy Now Transcript

In the wake of the terror attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, Congress moved swiftly to condemn the attacks and pour money into the military, $40 billion by this weekend. On Saturday, Congress also passed resolutions in…
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Congress Swiftly Passes Open-Ended Resolution Authorizing Military Action Abroad — Democracy Now Video

In the wake of the terror attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, Congress moved swiftly to condemn the attacks and pour money into the military, $40 billion by this weekend. On Saturday, Congress also passed resolutions in…
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