Oh The Irony: 2005 Obama Voted No On Patriot Act

obamaIn view of Thursday’s revelation that the Obama Administration obtained a subpoena for the wholesale acquisition of every single phone call made by every American on the Verizon network, it’s enlightening to see the staunch civil libertarian stance Obama took as a Senator in 2005 when George W. Bush occupied the Oval Office. 

It was a senate cloture vote on HR 3199, an extension of the Patriot Act which was first passed immediately after the terror attacks of Sept. 11, 2001:

Vote to invoke cloture on a conference report that extends the authority of the FBI to conduct “roving wiretaps” and access business records. Voting YES would recommend, in effect, that the PATRIOT Act be extended through…

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In view of Thursday’s revelation that the Obama Administration obtained a subpoena for the wholesale acquisition of every single phone call made by every American on the Verizon network, it’s enlightening to see the staunch civil libertarian stance Obama took as a Senator in 2005 when George W. Bush occupied the Oval Office. 

It was a senate cloture vote on HR 3199, an extension of the Patriot Act which was first passed immediately after the terror attacks of Sept. 11, 2001:

Vote to invoke cloture on a conference report that extends the authority of the FBI to conduct “roving wiretaps” and access business records. Voting YES would recommend, in effect, that the PATRIOT Act be extended through

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