Archive for February 15th, 2011

Rand Paul wrote a letter to his Congressional colleagues urging them to not extend the provisions of the unconstitutional, 4th amendment abolishing, and improperly worded Patriot Act. As it stands he held off a push to have it extended for three years or become permanent. His letter spelled out the acts Constitutional violations and asked his colleagues to act within the confines of the American Constitution they swore to uphold. Of course, one of Rand’s colleagues proved why he is no friend of American Freedom. Here is the quote from the Constitution-trampling, Joe Lieberman. Take it away Joe!

…there will be a full-fledged debate on it. That was what is discussed and that is okay with me. I support the Patriot Act as is. I think these three provisions are very sensible. There is no record that they have compromised everybody’s rights but there is a record that they have helped protect our homeland security.

Back to the real world. Here is the video and letter from Rand Paul.

Dear Colleague:

James Otis argued against general warrants and writs of assistance that were issued by British soldiers without judicial review and that did not name the subject or items to be searched.

He condemned these general warrants as “the worst instrument[s] of arbitrary power, the most destructive of English liberty and the fundamental principles of law, that ever w[ere] found in an English law book.” Otis objected to these writs of assistance because they “placed the liberty of every man in the hands of every petty officer.” The Fourth Amendment was intended to guarantee that only judges—not soldiers or policemen—would issue warrants. Otis’ battle against warrantless searches led to our Fourth Amendment guarantee against unreasonable government intrusion. Read the rest of this entry

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