March 03, 2006

Senate Approves Patriot Act Renewal - Yahoo! News

Strange isn't it how temporary measures brought in in a hurry to give government extra power always end up as permanent? The famous example is Income Tax which was brought in to help pay to fight Napoleon. He's been dead for a very long time now but the tax is still fighting fit. In the US Senate Approved PATRIOT Act renewal making it permanent, with some minor new safeguards.


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