Remember That PATRIOT Act Thingy?


You didn't think it would be going away just because the Democrats campaigned against it every day in 2008, did you? Over at Cato, Reason Contributing Editor Julian Sanchez expands on what was mentioned in today's Morning Links:

It looks as though we'll be getting a straight one-year reauthorization of the expiring provisions of the Patriot Act, without even the minimal added safeguards for privacy and civil liberties that had been proposed in the Senate's watered down bill.  

More details here; link via the Twitter feed of Michael Solana. Reason on the PATRIOT Act here.