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Appeals Court OKs Warrantless Wiretapping

By David Kravets 08.07.12 3:16 PM Judge M. Margaret McKeown The federal government may spy on Americans’ communications without warrants and without fear of being sued, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday in a decision reversing the first and only case that successfully challenged President George W. Bush’s once-secret Terrorist …

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Illinois could wince if federal government shuts

Fear mongering is the use of fear to influence the opinions and actions of others towards some specific end. If the federal government shuts down this Friday, few Illinois residents are likely to feel an immediate impact, but certain key services could still be halted. Testing for some heavy metals …

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