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A Battle Won For Democracy: More Required

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“There is danger from all men. The only maxim of a free government ought to be trust no man living with the power to endanger the public liberty.”  – John Adams Key sections of the PATRIOT Act expired last night, when Senators failed to reach an agreement on their extension. This marked the end of […]

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Next on the Congressional Agenda

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Congress will be considering three very important items on their legislative agenda over the next two months: Presidential fast track authority for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement. The vote is this week. TPP actually has Senate Republicans are aligned President Obama, while most Democrats oppose fast track (though not necessarily the deal). This fact […]

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War’s End

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On the 31st of December 2014, the US military mission to Afghanistan will officially end after 13 years, the longest “military action” in American history. The “support mission” may continue, with up to 10,000 troops still deployed, but that depends on the US signing a security agreement with a Karzai Administration that has come to […]

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“Our obligations to our country never cease but with our lives.“

John Adams

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