GOP struggles for PATRIOT Act votes

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    GOP struggles for PATRIOT Act votes - John Bresnahan and Jake Sherman - POLITICO.com

    Here's hoping it fails.
     
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    I agree,never thought it was a good idea,everyone makes mistakes,good intentions or not,the act was bad law period.
     
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    obama will have to try harder to convince his fellow dems to support the extension
     
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    Time to kill the Patriot act. It was only supposed to be emergency powers to combat a temporary threat. Ten years is too long

    I never trusted anything that had to be named the "Patriot Act" in order to get passed
     
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    You are aware the Democrats easily passed it twice while in power?
     
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    what difference does that make?

    it's a piece of antiamerican crap and should be shitcanned.
     
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    but the gop is for smaller government , isn't it ?
     
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    The GOP struggles??

    Are you serious? Obama renewed the fucking thing.

    I opposed it then and I oppose it now.

    The MAJORITY of average "Joe six-pack" republicans oppose that bullshit...
     
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    Nothing Democrats call "affordable" should be passed either.
     
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    .... time to kill it.
     

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