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NSA bulk phone data collection program expires after Senate fails to make deal

The legal authority for U.S. spy agencies’ collection of Americans’ phone records and other data expired at midnight on Sunday after the U.S. Senate failed to pass legislation extending the powers. 755 more words

American News

If the Republicans Take the Senate in 2014

The mid-term elections are coming up in early November, and the consensus is that the voters will choose to continue the tragic gridlock in Washington. President Harry Truman campaigned in 1948 against the “good-for-nothing, do-nothing 80th Congress.” Then, he was referring to the first Republican Congress since the Great Depression and World War II. 1,167 more words

David Offutt

Cockroaches Have Rights Too!

By Al Benson Jr.

I was on my way out the door one morning last week when I saw a van from the Federal Police Department parked in front of my neighbor John’s house. 1,185 more words

And you thought OUR government was regulation happy?

I ran across an article today that made me offer a (mental only) apology to the EPA, the Department of Education et al for all the evil thoughts I’ve sent their way regarding their generation of minute and senseless intrusions into our lives. 176 more words

Observing Our Culture