Home > Uncategorized > “……..Rand Paul of Kentucky demanded a stop to this wordsmithing and came forward with something I call a new Patriot Act, almost single handedly forcing many unconstitutional practices of U.S. intelligence programs to, in the words of Time magazine, “go dark.” This act of Patriotism, or …” ~ Jake MacAulay – Rand Paul’s New Patriot Act?

“……..Rand Paul of Kentucky demanded a stop to this wordsmithing and came forward with something I call a new Patriot Act, almost single handedly forcing many unconstitutional practices of U.S. intelligence programs to, in the words of Time magazine, “go dark.” This act of Patriotism, or …” ~ Jake MacAulay – Rand Paul’s New Patriot Act?

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…..Rand Paul of Kentucky demanded a stop to this wordsmithing and came forward with something I call a new Patriot Act, almost single handedly forcing many unconstitutional practices of U.S. intelligence programs to, in the words of Time magazine, “go dark.” This act of Patriotism, or Patriot Act, Rand Paul proposed brought much-needed attention to the centralized elevation of the executive branch.

Why do I call this Patriotic? Won’t this make us less safe? “Patriotism” as defined by Webster’s 1828 dictionary is, “The love of one’s country; the passion which aims to serve one’s country, either in defending it from invasion, or protecting its rights and maintaining its laws and institutions in vigor and purity.”

This has always been a struggle between God-given rights and laws, liberties and powers, the Bill of Rights and delegated Constitutional powers, the people and their government.

You see, if you think government is the source of your rights then you will have no problem with them taking certain rights from you to keep you safer. Yet founding father Benjamin Franklin inferred, “Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety.”…….MORE!!!!!!!!!

via Jake MacAulay – Rand Paul’s New Patriot Act?.

via Jake MacAulay – Rand Paul’s New Patriot Act?.

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