Patriot Act on Townhall Staff - Fri Jun 3

Victor Davis Hanson - Thu Jun 2

"There is a vast machinery of selective liberal outrage, fueled and lubricated by the media, universities and celebrity entertainment." ... more

Donald Lambro - Wed Jun 1

The third year of Barack Obama's presidency is running into the same troubles he faced in his first two, undermining his prospects for a second term. ... more

Jacob Sullum - Wed Jun 1

Just before midnight last Thursday, a White House autopen signed legislation extending controversial provisions of the Patriot Act that were scheduled to expire the next day. President Obama authorized the use of a machine to produce a facsimile of his signature because he was traveling in Europe. But it was oddly appropriate, given the facsimile of congressional debate that preceded the bill's passage. ... more

Mayberry - Tue May 31

"Now as to whether a man is guilty or innocent, we have to find that out by due process of law"...not by secret government eavesdropping. ... more

Kevin Glass - Fri May 27

Washington DC - Fri May 27

Sen. Rand Paul gives passionate speech against the Patriot Act. ... more

Washington DC - Fri May 27

Considering Kucinich is one of the most liberal members of congress, this appeal is puzzling indeed... ... more Staff - Thu May 26

Washington DC - Thu May 26

Even these senate Democrats are opposed to renewing the secretive Patriot Act (joining Rand Paul), which expires tonight. ... more

John Hawkins - Tue Apr 19

Government has become too damn big, too damn intrusive, and too damn lucrative for the good of the country. That's why so much of the political class in this country is comprised of con men, sociopaths, and fortune hunters. ... more

AP News - Thu Feb 17

Rachel Alexander - Tue Feb 15

With both parties substantially in agreement, the Patriot Act is likely to be around for awhile longer. ... more

David Harsanyi - Sat Feb 12

This week, the House failed to pass a one-year reauthorization of three provisions of the Patriot Act, even though the Republican leadership tried fast-tracking the effort without allowing the traditional airing of grievances. ... more