* Authorize court-approved roving wiretaps that permit surveillance on multiple phones.
* Allow court-approved seizure of records and property in anti-terrorism operations.
* Permit surveillance against a so-called lone wolf, a non-U.S. citizen engaged in terrorism who may not be part of a recognized terrorist group.
America's President George Bush took considerable heat from Democrats when the Patriot Act was first begun, as they suggested it stole various forms of free speech from average people. Obama is boldly standing against those who were against Bush as he attempts to get his hands around the continued threat of terrorism.