9/11 Anniversary and How Snowden’s Whistleblowing Has Shifted Views on Phone, Internet Surveillance

By: Wednesday September 11, 2013 10:35 am

After the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, that killed over three thousand people when planes crashed into the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and Shanksville, Pennsylvania, Americans were more than willing to give up civil liberties if it meant it would be easier for the government to fight the “war [...]

The Perpetual War on Terrorism Ensures Presidents Will Be Increasingly Worse on Civil Liberties

By: Tuesday February 12, 2013 11:39 am

A poll by the The Hill has found that a majority of “likely voters” think President Barack Obama has been the same or worse than Bush when it comes to “balancing national security with protecting civil liberties.” The results from 1,000 “likely voters” showed 37% considered Obama to have been worse. Fifteen percent said he [...]

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