Legislation

JBS CEO Art Thompson's weekly news video update for July 29 - Aug. 4, 2013.

A story broken by CNET on July 25 stated that the U.S. government has “demanded” that major Internet companies provide federal agencies with their customers’ passwords. The report identified the information as coming from two unidentified technology industry sources “familiar with these orders.”

On most issues, Oregon Senate Democrat Ron Wyden is predictably progressive. But not when it comes to the dangers of the surveillance state. In a remarkable speech he ripped it apart.

Gov. Chris Christie showed just how eager he is to join the Washington elite.

The fact that a majority of Republicans voted against and a majority of Democrats voted in favor of the Amash amendment demonstrates that the Establishment draws support from both major parties.

The White House and the National Security Agency went all out to defeat Rep. Justin Amash's amendment to cut funding for NSA's massive collection and storage of Americans' telephone records.

In order to conduct its massive surveillance of data, the NSA taps directly into the world's network of undersea fiber-optic cables that carry electronic communications.

The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday is scheduled to debate an amendment to curb the National Security Agency's collection of records of billions of phone calls made and received by Americans each day.

It was affirmed on Friday that the NSA will continue to collect phone records of millions of Americans.

Under ObamaCare, the federal government is building a computer system linking federal and state agencies and containing a vast amount of personal information on all Americans.

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