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Understanding Trump’s Border Wall

Compelling Mexico to Pay for the Wall Introduction: The provision of the Patriot Act, Section 326 – the “know your customer” provision, compelling financial institutions to demand identity documents before opening accounts or conducting financial transactions is a fundamental element of the outline below. That section authorized the executive branch to issue detailed regulations on the

Senator Rand Paul to back bill blocking FBI hacking expansion

Kentucky Senator Rand Paul plans to become the first Republican co-sponsor of legislation to block a pending judicial rule change that would let U.S. judges issue search warrants for remote access to computers located in any jurisdiction, his office told Reuters on Thursday. The bill is expected to be introduced next week. Backing from Paul,

Mexico would ˜panic’ if it lost access to cash transfers from illegal immigrants in U.S

Brendan Kirby, Making Mexico Pay — Sooner or Later Standing up to a President Donald Trump on his demand for cash to pay for a border wall would prove too costly for Mexico, according to the architect of the Republican presidential front-runner’s proposal to execute his promise. Former Mexican President Vicente Fox famously used an

Compelling Mexico to Pay for the Wall #BuildtheWall

Introduction: The provision of the Patriot Act, Section 326 – the “know your customer” provision, compelling financial institutions to demand identity documents before opening accounts or conducting financial transactions is a fundamental element of the outline below. That section authorized the executive branch to issue detailed regulations on the subject, found at 31 CFR 130.120-121. It’s

Reddit change sparks concerns about U.S. government spying

Digital privacy advocates and users of Reddit expressed their alarm on Friday over a change in the forum’s transparency report that suggested it may have been asked to give customer data to FBI investigators under a secretive government authority. The annual report lists a variety of requests the site has received for information on users

Credit Cards Have Expiration Dates. Laws Should Too

Jeff Jacoby,  THE GREAT state of Minnesota, you’ll be glad to learn, is no longer interested in the size and color of your bug deflector. The legislature in St. Paul recently scrapped the 1953 law regulating that automotive accessory, one of almost 1,200 antiquated or bizarre laws that Governor Mark Dayton recommended repealing as part

Democrat Senator Markey’s œHate Speech Bot

Designed to shut down speech and eliminate political opposition Earlier this month, we ran a story on Senator Ed Markey’s The Hate Crime Reporting Act of 2014. The legislation proposes updating a twenty year old report on the role the internet, radio and TV allegedly play “in encouraging hate crimes based on gender, race, religion,

GOP should lead fight against the Patriot Act

GOP should lead fight against the Patriot Act

And to think they told us the War on Terror was over. With news that the National Security Agency is currently collecting the telephone records of millions of us through one of America’s largest telecoms providers, Republicans have a chance to dramatically recast themselves in the debate over state surveillance and privacy.