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Racial supremacy and the Zionist exception

Politicians from Senators Marco Rubio and Orrin Hatch to Chuck Schumer and Ron Wyden have been outspoken in their condemnation of Saturday’s Unite the Right March in Charlottesville and the vicious acts of terror it spawned. Yet, the same senators are united by their ardent support for a racist regime that is no less inspired by racial supremacy.

Megaphones and picnics — Ron Wyden’s limited ideas on the right to free speech

Imagine that the women’s liberation movement was relegated to back yard barbecues? Imagine if the boycott campaign against South African Apartheid amounted to writing an op-ed and carrying a megaphone? Deep expressions of free speech and activism are absent from Senator Ron Wyden’s circumscribed description of free speech in justifying the Israel Anti-Boycott Act he favors.

Wyden turns himself into a pretzel on free speech and Israel Anti-Boycott bill!

Oregon Senator Ron Wyden has turned himself into a knot on the Israel Anti Boycott Act. He wants to defend your right to picnic for BDS, but the ACLU says you could go to jail if you tweet support for a UN boycott, under the bill. Katie Miranda reports from senator's latest town hall, in Tualatin, Oregon.

‘Pummeled’ by questions, Wyden says anti-Israel law is needed because ‘boycott movement has grown’

In town hall at a Portland high school, Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden is put on the defensive by questions and heckling over his support for Anti-Israel Boycott Act, and says law is necessary because boycott movement has "grown" and the law could apply to boycotts recommended by the United Nations. Show More Summary

Senators Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Improve Cybersecurity of IoT Devices

by Angela Guess According to a recent press release, “U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) and Cory Gardner (R-CO), co-chairs of the Senate Cybersecurity Caucus, along with Sens. Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Steve Daines (R-MT) today introduced bipartisan legislation to improve the cybersecurity of Internet-connected devices. Show More Summary

Senate Democrat Ron Wyden demands Justice Dept release new crime reduction policies

By Sarah N. Lynch WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A leading Senate Democrat on Tuesday accused U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions of concealing policy recommendations that could change how the Justice Department enforces laws on illegal immigration, drug trafficking and violent crime. Show More Summary

The Senate just came out with a new version of its repeal and replace plan — here's what you need to know

The Senate just introduced a new version of their plan to repeal and replace Obamacare. The newest version of the Better Care Reconciliation Act — which Sen. Ron Wyden of Oregon nicknamed "Trumpcare 3.0" — reinserts an amendment that...Show More Summary

Sen Wyden On What Jared Kushner Didn't Say

3 weeks agoNews : The Cutline

Senator Ron Wyden talks with Rachel Maddow about Donald Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner's responses to questions by the Senate Intelligence Committee on whether Kushner colluded with Russia for the Trump campaign in the 2016 election.

Senate Republicans heedless of Obamacare repeal consequences

Senator Ron Wyden talks with Rachel Maddow about the need for Americans to make their objections to the Republican repeal of Obamacare known, as Republicans...

Sen Wyden on what Jared Kushner didn't say to Senators on Russia

Senator Ron Wyden talks with Rachel Maddow about Donald Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner's responses to questions by the Senate Intelligence Committee on...

Sen. Ron Wyden Says A ‘Clever Lawyer’ Is Covering For Jared Kushner

3 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

“There should be no presumption that he is telling the whole truth," he said.

Senator Wyden Wants To Know How Many Times Americans Have Been Targeted By Executive Order 12333

3 weeks agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

That buzzing noise that never seems to leave the Intelligence Community's ears is Sen. Ron Wyden. Wyden's questions -- often unanswered -- are dog whistles for privacy advocates but ear-bleeding tinnitus for agency officials. Persistence...Show More Summary

Dem Senator Blasts Jared Kushner: I Don’t Trust Him Just Based On His History Of Lying About His Finances

3 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

The Washington Examiner reports: Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., wants Jared Kushner to testify openly before the Senate Intelligence Committee, and said Congress shouldn’t assume he has told all of the truth about his meetings with Russian officials in his early morning statement Monday. Show More Summary

Senator Wyden To FCC Chair Pai: Hey, Stop Lying About What I Said To Undermine Net Neutrality

4 weeks agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

Yesterday we posted our comments to the FCC on net neutrality. Tons of others did as well, but I wanted to call out the comment submitted by Senator Ron Wyden. For two decades, Wyden has been a leading advocate of keeping the internet free from burdensome regulations, thus allowing tremendous innovation to occur. Show More Summary

CBP Dodges Sen. Wyden's Electronic Searches Question

Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) is concerned about Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) searches of travelers’ electronic devices at the border and ports of entry. CBP’s responses to Wyden’s queries about such searches are illuminating but far from reassuring. In February, Sen. Show More Summary

US Customs says it can search iPhones, but not cloud services

While U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents can search an American traveler's iPhone, they're not allowed to search any data stored in the cloud, the CBP said recently in response to questions by Oregon Senator Ron Wyden.

Day of Action: Sen. Ron Wyden on What’s at Stake in the Battle for Net Neutrality

Senator Ron Wyden on The Day of Action and the Fight For Net Neutrality Against the FCC

NSA Continues To Dodge 'Incidental Collection' Question, Wants Its 'About' Surveillance Program Back

last monthIndustries / Law : Techdirt

It's been six years since Senator Ron Wyden first asked the Director of National Intelligence how many Americans' communications are being swept up "incidentally" in the NSA's Section 702 surveillance net. Six years later, he still doesn't...Show More Summary

CBO says Trumpcare would slash Medicaid dollars by a quarter in 2026, by more than a third in 2036

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Campaign Action The Congressional Budget Office worked fast in responding to Sen. Ron Wyden's request for an analysis of the long-term cuts to Medicaid in Trumpcare. They must have had the data right at hand, because here it is. In CBO's...Show More Summary

High-ranking Democrat asks CBO to evaluate Trumpcare's long-term Medicaid cuts

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Campaign Action Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) has asked the Congressional Budget Office to evaluate the long-term impacts of the Medicaid cuts, which should once and for all debunk the ongoing Republican lie that cuts aren't cuts. Wyden, asShow More Summary

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