Tag Archive: senate

Will the NSA-collection provisions of the Patriot Act expire tonight?

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The US Senate has convened for a rare Sunday session for the purpose of holding debate on extension of parts of the Patriot Act relating to NSA surveillance.  Those parts will sunset and expire at… Continue reading

Why are we afraid to talk about Israel?

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As you may know, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke to Congress yesterday. Some lawmakers came under fire for attending or not attending this speech, which to be honest is merely symbolic. Despite the issues… Continue reading

Friday Roundup!

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Happy Friday! Here are our top picks this week at Unfettered Equality: Jeremy’s Picks:  Kevin Carson, Center for a Stateless Society — “Protect and Serve?  More like Hate and Fear”: “For more than twenty years,… Continue reading

The 2014 Midterms: What to Expect Tonight

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This is a guest post by Sam Sero, an LA-based Daily Kos blogger, comedian and artist. — Ed. First off, I’d like to thank the founders of Unfettered Equality for inviting me to… Continue reading

Midterm Election 2014: Angie’s Predictions for Major Senate and Gubernatorial Races

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Today is Midterm Election Day and as millions of people in states all over the country head to the polls to cast their votes for Senate, House of Representatives, and Governor, along with… Continue reading

Protectionism and Paternalism Brewing in Florida – “I believe I know what’s best.”

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  The Florida senate has passed a bill, SB 1714, that would prohibit craft brewers from selling certain products directly to consumers.  Currently, many breweries in Florida operate “tasting rooms” abutting their facilities, through… Continue reading