CISPA DOA in the Senate, For Now

April 26, 2013 in News

Ed Krayewski | A representative of the Senate committee that would have to hold hearings on the cybersecurity bill CISPA, passed last week by the House, said the committee won’t be taking the legislation up, according to U.S. News.

Rand Paul has not flip-flopped on Drones, He’s been consistently wrong

April 24, 2013 in TOR Blog, TOR TV

Guillermo Jimenez | Rand Paul has not flipped flopped on the issue of drones. He’s been very consistent. He has said, repeatedly now, the State can and should execute Americans via hellfire missile death from the sky machines – IF, they pose an imminent threat – including thieves, having just robbed a store.

Tax-free Online Shopping Days are Numbered: Senate passes “online sales tax”

April 22, 2013 in News

Ars Technica | Your tax-free days of online shopping are numbered. If S743, also known as the Marketplace Fairness Act, becomes law, the millions of Americans who have been able to avoid sales tax online will have to start paying it. Given the broad support…

Teacher gun-training bill headed to full Senate

April 8, 2013 in News

KXAN | A plan to train armed teachers for gunfights in classrooms or at campus sporting events or board meetings won approval Thursday from the Texas Senate Education Committee and now heads to the full chamber. Texas already allows teachers…

Senators Got 154-Page ‘Fiscal Cliff’ Bill 3 Minutes Before Voting on It

January 5, 2013 in News

CNS News | The U.S. Senate voted 89-8 to approve legislation to avoid the fiscal cliff despite having only 3 minutes to read the 154-page bill and budget score.

Why Are People More Scared of Facebook Violating Their Privacy than Washington?

December 30, 2012 in News

Reason | …While Congress’ and the Obama Administration’s palpable disdain for both the Fourth and Fifth Amendments should horrify all Americans, it should be fairly clear by now that maybe it doesn’t for large swaths of people.

Senate Approves Warrantless Electronic Spy Powers

December 28, 2012 in News

Wired | The Senate on Friday reauthorized for five years broad electronic eavesdropping powers that legalized and expanded the President George W. Bush administration’s warrantless wiretapping program.

Statement on NDAA Conference Report

December 23, 2012 in News

Ron Paul | “While we may not have yet seen the widespread use of this unspeakably evil measure, a wider application of this ‘authority’ may only be a matter of time…”

TOR TV: “A Vote For Liberty” – Grant Rostig for Texas Senate (Interview)

September 30, 2012 in TOR TV

Watch the entire interview with Grant Rostig now on YouTube.

TORradio #8: “A Vote For Liberty – An Interview with Grant Rostig”

September 29, 2012 in TOR Radio

Episode 08: “A Vote for Liberty – An Interview with Grant Rostig” (2012.09.29) HQ Audio Stream and Direct Download: TOR is entering Election 2012 mode – On this episode, we [...]