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Cuban Twitter — The Untold Story

By Humberto Fontova, FrontPage magazine

It’s not often that a U.S. government agency gets caught red-handed abiding by its charter and performing its publicly-avowed and legislatively-approved duties. 452 more words

Patent reform in peril as trial lawyers flex muscle

The Senate Judiciary Committee failed to go forward with a vote on patent reform that had been expected to take place during a Thursday hearing. The delay comes at a time that lobbying groups are increasing their efforts behind the scenes to influence the Innovation Act, a bi-partisan bill intended to cure a U.S. 469 more words


Birthdays: Happy B'Day To A & M Co-Founder--Musician Herb Alpert

He is renowned for Jazz music around the globe–but did you know the Jazz trumpeter was also the co-founder of A & M Records? It should be a wonderful birthday for the Jazz great–and for a few others too. 36 more words


Maybe we don't really need legislation to curb the NSA's voracious appetite for data

U.S. president Barack Obama plans to ask Congress to rein in the National Security Agency — at least a little bit.

A White House official… 411 more words


Obama: US must 'win back the trust of ordinary citizens' over data collection

President confirms plans to end NSA bulk telephone collection, and admits revelations have shaken faith in US intelligence

By Spencer Ackerman and Julian Borger… 631 more words

If A Senator Speaks, Does The Planet Listen?

Recently, Democrats in the US Senate spoke in all-night floor discussion in the US Senate regarding the subject of climate change, which itself was recently changed from global warming, because, well, the settled science turned out to be completely unsettled and if… 1,017 more words

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Dalai Lama prays for Senate to help 'dispel misery of the world'

The Dalai Lama led the U.S. Senate in its opening prayer on Thursday, offering a favorite that he says gives him “inner strength.”

“Our mind is central and precedes our deeds. 310 more words