Opposing the Patriot Act was once a progressive war cry. Today Democrats embrace the U.S. Security State more than ever

After 9/11, a jarred America and Congress overwhelmingly supported and passed the Patriot Act with majority support from both major parties, believing increased government surveillance would help protect the country from another terrorist attack. While civil libertarians of all stripes were in the minority in opposing the Patriot Act, the largest and most significant political … Continue reading Opposing the Patriot Act was once a progressive war cry. Today Democrats embrace the U.S. Security State more than ever