Earlier this year, it was reported that a massive call records program was no longer being used and was probably going to be scrapped.
But in yet another flip-fop, the administration is pushing Congress for a permanent renewal of the mass surveillance programs started under the Patriot Act and then amended under the USA Freedom Act.
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Michael Boldin [send him email] is the founder of the Tenth Amendment Center, where this video first appeared. He was raised in Milwaukee, WI, and currently resides in Los Angeles, CA. Follow him on Twitter – @michaelboldin and Facebook.
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