Congress extends spying on Americans under FISA

The House of Representatives has voted on extending the FISA Amendments Act, a 2008 legislation that allows for warrantless wiretapping of Americans. Alan Butler of the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) joins RT’s Kristine Frazao for the details on today’s vote from Washington.

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Enyawix IO
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The government can NOT be fixed. Best option is the build a good skill set than move out of USA. Upward mobility is long gone.

RedSkaal
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It is amazing that more than 90% of Americans even know this stuff is going on. They read the newspapers every day but have no clue.

George H.W Bush see idiots
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But yet you and me need mutual consent to record a phone call or video.

Von Rofiq
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NAZI USA…

hammer49sc
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best thing would be to bring public hangings.starting with all the politicians who keep voting to violate our rights.

KRAZZYMF
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lets wire tap congress and the White House.

Paul Mcevoy
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What a waste of money when is the last time they found a real threat?

jomat4678
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They had something similar in ancient Rome with the Catholic Church! Wait a minute, they are still controlling everything that goes on! The Pharisees/Herodians never died off!

EpicBassBunny
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No no its fine, I heard they give free showers!

FarshidFDM
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HAHAHAHAHAHAHAAHAHAHAHA
THESE PEOPLE ARE SO SO SO FUNNY
THEY THINK THEY CAN STOP THESE EVENTS WITH MORE SECURITY IN A FOREGN COUNTRY !!!!!!!!!!!
HOW HOW HOW STUPID THESE PEOPLE ARE ?????? OMGGGG
FOR REAL HOW STUPID & ASSHOLE THESE PEOPLE ARE THEY THINK THEY CAN ORDER THEIR ORDERS IN OTHER COUNTRIES !!!???????????
THAT IS WHY MANY OF THEM HAS TO BE KILLED EVERY SECOND
GO AHEAD
CONTINUE . . .

EpicBassBunny
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Go ahead ill go wiretap the bilderberg group. ^^

EpicBassBunny
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But the showers!!!!

George H.W Bush see idiots
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And who says so? They same slime that runs everything else. It's all bullshit.

Brad
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dear senate, please kill this

itsoriginalme
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its strange the house of reps is suppose to represent the people. what person or people would let them self's be tapped???

Omahni K. Kenyatta
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..U AMERICANS REALLY DON'T UNDERSTAND WHAT YOUR GOVERNMENT IS TURNING INTO DO U?? ..I *ALMOST* FEEL SORRY FOR U PPL LOLOL

earthfriendlylife
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The fact that they are wrong about everything they do around the world and we are sick of it, causes them to think about how we will conspire to remove them from the positions they hold. They are running scared and must come up with a way to retain power. It is for your safety precious citizens of the US. LOL

Living Proof
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Hey RT, how about turning on CSPAN…They're still debating the bill in Congress that you say has already been signed into law…Go job on doing your research…

PianoKeyz
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The Congress can pass whatever they want. That doesn't make it legal. Anyone that has brought charges brought upon them with warrantless wiretapping can sue in court and it will likely get to the Supreme Court.

Beanie Burnett
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Please remember the past called Nazi Germany

Living Proof
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Yes, that and a few other technicals. It still needs to go to the Senate, then back to a House/Senate joint,then back to each for another vote, then to the President for a signature…

Mike N
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Whoever has a job spying on other people really need some self-reflection

zencat999
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that would require someone to "volunteer" as a test case. can I see a show of hands?

Queen Farah
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They don't know BECAUSE they read newspapers everyday.

TheWolfmoon21
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I am from the uk and i do try telling people here but they just switch off lol 🙂

Timothy Thomas
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this youngster talk as inthusastic as standing in the line at the d.m.v . i have heard people express an opinion with more energy at the post office.mailing x mas gifts to grand children

Majoofi
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of course our rights are being violated. I know people who are already afraid of expressing even non-radical political points of view.

joey jackson
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i could'nt agree with u more!

SkyBlueAugust
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301 voting for? Isn't 301 the "stuck" number of views on youtube?
Synchronicity?

Genuine UK
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Why would they not ? I'm not sure why you Americans put up with this

adminmovie
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those government fuckers don't need to spy on anything, American trendies are already sharing every bit of their lives on Facebook shit !!

Kyphon Ash
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This is RT America – if you want Russian news watch RT Russia – you would be surprised by how false that accusation is.

Zamborani
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Keep watching Fox and CNN and you will see where you will end up. According to them, US are increasingly surrounded by socialist-communists in the South, terrorists kilometres away in the Middle East and enemies everywhere. Go treat yourselves, guys! The only enemy you have is at home, in the White House!

C Warren
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Without even checking I can promise 2 of the 10 Republicans voting against this bill were Ron Paul and Justin Amash.

98bigbutt
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All this because they don't want US Imperialism's policies to be exposed and thus no more OWS type demonstrations.

98bigbutt
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They attack it because they hate to hear the truth and only wants to hear the lies the MSM gives them. Brainwashing idiots.

Rellim Cire
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The Arab Spring had thousands of people cry for freedom, and many were killed for it and still are in places like Syria and Iran. The Crusades are a great example of a general population being targeted because they were different or had made some people upset. We as humans act on our emotions. I'm typing this because I feel like expressing a few facts with some examples because I want to make my standing point clear. We wage war amongst one another for reasons that can be easily solved.

Rellim Cire
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What I'm saying is that we cannot blame anyone but those with power and ultimately ourselves

glockman1727ak47
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This shit makes me sick. I just learned about this. Why is my Government so evil? Why are they destroying the Constitution every chance they get?

kandi zanese
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who ever has something they want

kandi zanese
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sex, money, whatever

Cleona Harrot
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notice how you didn't say anything about it expanding 10X more since O came into office….Benghazi & Amb. Stevens killed the day before this interview? do you think they had any e-mails or phone records regarding possible terror attacks on 09/11/2012 Benghazi