While we wait to see if and when the Senate will pass (and president will sign) Bill “H.R. 6393, Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017”, which was passed by the House at the end of November with an overwhelming majority and which seeks to crack down on websites suspected of conducting Russian propaganda and calling for the US government to “counter active measures by Russia to exert covert influence … carried out in coordination with, or at the behest of, political leaders or the security services of the Russian Federation and the role of the Russian Federation has been hidden or not acknowledged publicly,” another, perhaps even more dangerous and limiting to civil rights and freedom of speech bill passed on December 8.
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Time For Truth: (Zero Hedge) – Senate Quietly Passes The "Countering Disinformation And Propaganda Act"
A bill meant to help those with developmental disabilities would allow government agencies to locate people with tracking devices, which has some concerned the measure gives the federal government too much authority and power.
In 2008, Kevin Curtis Wills, a 9-year-old boy with autism, jumped into a river near a park and drowned. In 2014, a 14-year-old boy with autism, Avonte Oquendo, left his school and drowned in a river.
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Time For Truth: (Free Beacon) – Bill Would Allow Government to Locate People With Tracking Devices
Thousands have protested in Istanbul in Turkey against a bill that would let off men who assaulted underage girls if they marry their victims.
The government insists the legislation is aimed at dealing with the widespread custom of child marriage, but critics say that it will legitimise child rape.
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Time For Truth: (BBC News) – Turkey: Thousands protest against proposed child sex law
China has today passed a controversial cybersecurity bill, tightening restrictions on online freedom of speech.
The bill also imposes new rules on online service providers, raising concerns it is further cloistering its heavily controlled internet.
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Time For Truth: (Daily Mail) – China passes 'draconian' cyber security law: Controversial bill is criticised for violating freedom of speech
A veteran and trusted Hillary Clinton adviser ripped the Democratic presidential nominee after seeing transcripts of post-State Department speeches Clinton gave discussing Wall Street, ObamaCare and Russian President Vladimir Putin, according to emails released by WikiLeaks.
Mandy Grunwald, an adviser to Clinton’s current White House bid, offered a particularly frank assessment on Jan. 23 after seeing the text of three speeches given to Goldman Sachs in 2013.
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Time For Truth: (Fox News) – Top adviser on Clinton Wall Street speeches: 'It's pretty bad'