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Congress Legislates Collection of Virtually All Americans' Communications Under Guise of "Regulation"

The Congress last week passed HR 4681, also known as the Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015, and has now sent this bill to the president for signature into law. 792 more words

Constitutional Issues

Stupid Sucks!

By: Susan Bea Good

According to Websters, “Stupid” is an adjective defined as, “not intelligent; having or showing a lack of ability to learn and understand things; not sensible or logical”…basically, it  399 more words

News You Really Need To See: "Report Details Vicious Acts, Cites a Pattern of Deception"

“Report Details Vicious Acts, Cites a Pattern of Deception”

The Washington Post, December 10, 2014, p.A1


“An exhaustive five-year Senate investigation of the CIA’s secret interrogations of terrorism suspects renders a strikingly bleak verdict on a program launched in the aftermath of the Sept. 269 more words


Trains and... Bikes???

If you had any hope that our Senator was going to say to herself, “Hey, shouldn’t we have a 2/3rd’s vote on the new Climate deal with Communist China?” you hope in vain. 398 more words

News & Notes


Secrecy is a documentary about the pros and cons of government secrecy justified (allegedly) by national security.

And it does indeed cover both the pros and cons, rather than being a simplistic brief for one side or the other. 1,260 more words