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  •  ACLU organized against Woodrow Wilson... (0+ / 0-)

    They've been fighting the exact same stuff for their entire history.  Very consistently, more consistent than almost any group I can think of.

    The Espionage Act of 1917, which Obama is using to attempt to prosecute whistleblowers?  That was Woodrow Wilson's law; he used it to imprison political dissidents.  That was one of the laws which the ACLU organized to fight.  The ACLU is, if anything, right back to its roots now.

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