Liberal - Progressive Opinion and Commentary by Dee Force
Wednesday, February 9, 2011
Dennis Kucinich, with Republicans Defeat Patriot Act Provision and GOP Leadership
Enough talk from the mainstream media about disunity within the Democratic party. By all accounts - it is the same old democrats - all over the place. The real story is the super size rift happening in the GOP. In a vote to extend some expiring provisions of the Bush Patriot Act, 26 republicans, among them eight Tea Party backed members, joined Ohio Rep Dennis Kucinich, a long-time opponent of the post-911 legistlation which granted unprecedented authority to the president to conduct all manners of surveilance within and outside of the United States - some without court warrant.