Trump to Impose Military Tribunals on Accused Americans?

Republic presidential nominee Donald J. Trump’s fear-mongering campaign continued its wanton disregard for the Constitution when he suggested he might bypass the civilian judicial system and try Americans accused of terrorism in military tribunals at Guantánamo Bay.

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Independence Day Is Around The Corner: Time To Serve Up More Anti-Islamic Fearmongering

Since 9/11, dismantling of civil liberties has been rationalized via terrorist threats. Kevin Gosztola reports on this year’s paranoid warnings that lack any real credibility here.

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NSA’s Mass Phone Surveillance Ruled Illegal

We already knew the National Security Agency’s (NSA) program to collect telephone metadata was unconstitutional. Now we know it’s illegal too.

Last week, a panel of three judges from the US Court of Appeals second circuit overturned a prior ruling … Read more »