A report released on Friday detailed how analysts at the Defense Intelligence Agency bought databases of US smartphone location data in recent years without obtaining warrants.
Dr. Colin Campbell, a Washington, DC, news correspondent, joins us to discuss the Biden administration’s crackdown on domestic terrorism. Civil Libertarians are aghast at the recent revelation that intelligence agencies have been purchasing smartphone location data from private companies without first obtaining a warrant, a practice that has been occurring for several years. Also, the Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act was introduced in the US House of Representatives with bipartisan sponsors. If approved, this new legislative package would establish offices within the FBI, Department of Homeland Security, and the Justice Department to allegedly combat domestic terrorism.
David Schultz, author and professor of political science and law at Hamline University, joins us to discuss US domestic politics. House Democrats have moved forward with plans to impeach former US President Donald Trump as Republican members work to navigate a political minefield. Additionally, Senate Republicans are already showing signs they will be a strong opposition party, as they have universally panned the Biden administration’s COVID-19 relief package and are unwilling to agree on the basic rules of engagement in the evenly divided upper chamber.
Danny Sjursen, a retired US Army major and author of “Patriotic Dissent:…