Statement of
Bob Barr, Chuck Baldwin,
Cynthia McKinney, and Ralph Nader
Candidates for President

National Press Club September 13, 2008

"We must protect the privacy and civil liberties of all persons under US jurisdiction. We must repeal or radically change the Patriot Act, the Military jio phone booking Commissions Act, and the FISA legislation. We must reject the notion and practice of torture, eliminations of habeas corpus, secret tribunals, and secret prisons. We must deny immunity for corporations that spy willingly on the people for the benefit of the government. We must reject the unitary presidency, the illegal use of signing statements and excessive use of executive orders."

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Advice to Barack Obama on the Patriot Act

Posted April 11, 2014 By admin

Way back in May, Bob Barr spoke about the Patriot Act at a debate between third-party candidates. Today, knowing that Barack Obama will be our next President, it is important to keep in mind the challenges that will face his administration and we hope he takes Barr’s advice on the Patriot Act! Listen to what Barr said:

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In a recent post, the Civil Liberties Examiner explains that, historically, government responses to crises have had significant civil liberties implications.

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The Civil Liberties Examiner has a post outlining Barack Obama’s positions on civil liberties issues. Obama has a 82% lifetime score from the ACLU, with an 80% rating during the 110th Congress. However, despite his high score, there is no civil liberties section on his website.

The Civil Liberties Examiner also has a corresponding post outlining John McCain’s positions on the same issues.

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Bob Barr on the Constitution

Posted April 11, 2014 By admin

Bob Barr discusses the future of the Constitution in this YouTube clip.

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Just as it did for Joe Biden, the Civil Liberties Examiner has a post outlining Republican Vice-Presidential candidate Sarah Palin’s views on civil liberties issues.

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The Civil Liberties Examiner has a post outlining Democratic Vice-Presidential nominee Joe Biden’s positions on issues of civil liberty. Biden has a lifetime rating of 86% from the ACLU.

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