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    Mitch McConnell's 'Freedom' Failure and Judge Mark Fuller's 'Shame'

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    The USA Freedom Act passes as a replacement to the Patriot Act; disgraced US District Judge Mark 'Wife-Beater' Fuller; some good voting news in Vermont; the bizarre disposition of the Dennis Hastert indictment; and Desi Doyen with the latest 'Green News Report' on the climate change positions of four new candidates in the 2016 race...

    The USA Freedom Act passes as a long overdue replacement to the Patriot Act. Mitch McConnell weeps and Rand Paul raises money. That's good. But is it a good bill and will it end mass government surveillance by the NSA?

    Then, we've finally learned if disgraced U.S. District Judge Mark 'Wife-Beater' Fuller, set to 'resign in shame', will receive a federal retirement pension. Heidi Hess of CREDOAction.com joins us to discuss that, her organization's complaint against Fuller at the 11th US Circuit Court of Appeals, and the five vacancies now on Alabama's federal court (which Republicans are trying to keep vacant for as long as possible.)

    Plus some good voting news in Vermont and maybe in Wisconsin; the bizarre disposition of the Dennis Hastert indictments; and Desi Doyen joins us for the latest Green News Report with the climate change positions of four new candidates in the 2016 race…

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    climate change, surveillance, Patriot Act, USA Freedom Act, 2016 US Presidential Run, National Security Agency (NSA), Dennis Hastert, Judge Mark Fuller, United States
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