1. Restoring Checks and Balances and the Rule of Law


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    5/7/09 -- Two distinguished legal scholars, offering different viewpoints, discuss how Obama might relinquish the unprecedented "unitary executive" powers that the Bush/Cheney administration have claimed. Bruce Fein is a constitutional lawyer and Philippe Sands is an international lawyer and a professor of law at University College, London. Moderated by Ian Masters. (Run Time: 1 hour, 56 min.)

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    • A Forum on the Precarious State of the American Republic, the US Constitution & Civil Liberties, Post-9/11


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      A roundtable discussion was held on September 12, 2011, at Busboys & Poets in Washington, D.C. It featured the people's lawyer, Ralph Nader; Col. Lawrence Wilkerson, US Army (ret), and ex-Chief of Staff to Secretary of State, Colin Powell; Bruce Fein, adjunct scholar with the American Enterprise Institute; and Michael German, Policy Counsel to the ACLU on National Security, Immigration and Privacy, and also a former Special Agent for the FBI. The event dealt broadly with the "US government's reactions to 9/11."

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      • Blowing the Whistle on Big Brother


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        9/26/2013---Following revelations that the National Security Agency (NSA) is collecting data on millions of Americans, the struggle between civil liberties and national security has intensified. Former associate deputy attorney general Bruce Fein and former senior NSA official Thomas Drake offer their perspectives. Fein was the senior policy advisor to the Ron Paul 2012 campaign and now represents the father of Edward Snowden. Drake was acquitted for blowing the whistle on misconduct inside the NSA. (Run time: 1 hr 20 mins.)

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        • U.S. Government Reactions to 9/11


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          Ralph Nader and Busboys & Poets hosted a thought-provoking roundtable discussion on Monday, September 12, 2011 looking at the tenth anniversary of 9/11. Roundtable participants included: Lawrence Wilkerson, former chief of staff to Secretary of State Colin Powell and adjunct professor of government at William & Mary University; Mike German, policy counsel on National Security, Immigration and Privacy at the ACLU and former FBI agent; Bruce Fein, adjunct scholar with the American Enterprise Institute and former executive editor of World Intelligence Review; and Ralph Nader, consumer advocate and people’s lawyer. Nader suggested in a USA TODAY article that many Americans might want to pause to recognize – or unlearn – those reactions and overreactions to 9/11 that have gravely harmed our country and other regions abroad. He says we should do this so we don’t allow such serial blowbacks in the future.

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          • The Constitutional Psychology of the American Empire


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            On February 17, 2013, Bruce Fein spoke on behalf of Young Americans for Liberty at the International Students for Liberty Conference in Washington, D.C.

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            • CPAC 2010: "Why Real Conservatives Are Against the War on Terrorism, Part 2"


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              Is America’s current “War on Terror” essential to keeping our nation safe? Or is it yet another vehicle for the federal government to increase its power over our lives and take away our liberties? Is the “War on Terror” actually weakening our national defense and increasing opposition overseas? The panel, co-sponsored by The Future of Freedom Foundation, Ladies of Liberty Alliance and Campaign for Liberty, included: - Karen Kwiatkowski — retired U.S. Air Force Lieutenant Colonel - Jacob Hornberger — founder and president of The Future of Freedom Foundation - Philip M. Giraldi — former CIA counter-terrorism specialist and military intelligence officer, current Francis Walsingham Fellow at The American Conservative Defense Alliance - Bruce Fein — former associate deputy attorney general in the Reagan administration

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              • The War on Terrorism, the Constitution, and Civil Liberties (Video)


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                On Saturday, February 16, 2013, The Future of Freedom Foundation hosted a breakout session at the International Students for Liberty Conference. The panel, entitled "Civil Liberties, the War on Terrorism, and the Constitution," featured Bruce Fein and Sheldon Richman with Jacob Hornberger moderating. For more events like these, please visit out website here http://fff.org/freedom-in-motion/videos/.

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                • Highlights From J@J (part 7- Bruce Fein)


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                  On June 26th, 2009 Velvet Revolution sponsored a press conference at the National Press Club in Washington DC which addressed abuses by the Justice Department during the Bush Administration. In this segment, Bruce Fein discusses the abuses of partisan political prosecutions, and their seriousness in the larger national picture. Bruce Fein is a former senior official from the Justice Department, and worked for the impeachment of two presidents. To learn more about VR's Restore Justice at Justice campaign, visit http://www.velvetrevolution.us/restore_justice/

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