Perhaps the president will grind his base down to the smallest nubbin of a demographic. Polls show his numbers are dropping.
If passed, this legislation will allow the federal government to spy on individuals' electronic communications without a warrant.
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Tom Engelhardt, cofounder of the American Empire Project and author of The United States of Fear as well as The End of Victory Culture, runs The Nation Institute's TomDispatch.com. His latest book, coauthored with Nick Turse, is Terminator Planet: The First History of Drone Warfare, 2001-2050.