President Obama continued his linear march from fuzzy credibility toward brash deception today, telling an Internet audience that Obamacare has achieved the critical enrollment mass necessary to sustain itself. “At this point, enough people are signing up that the Affordable Care Act is going to work,” Obama said during an interview at WebMD. “The insurance […]
What did we learn this week? That our Nation’s lawmakers are perfectly OK with the rest of us being spied on, but they get really ticked off when it happens to them. Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), the head of the Senate Intelligence Committee, lambasted the CIA this week for snooping on her committee. Really, Senator? Really ?!?
Here is a collection of some of the stories making the Internet rounds this morning. Click the links for the full stories.
Reportedly, the Baltimore Police Department has agreed to a $250,000 settlement to end a lawsuit filed by Christopher Sharp after the police confiscated his phone and deleted video he’d recorded of Baltimore officers making an arrest at the Preakness Stakes in 2010.
Americans are fed up with rising unemployment, an overall bad economy and political leadership that is ineffectual, corrupt and abusive, according to the results of a recent survey.
Unable to agree on a unified messaging plan, members of the party’s leadership are publicly doubling down on support for Obamacare, as vulnerable Democrats facing November elections duck for cover.
On Wednesday, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius played ignorant when Congressional Republicans asked her, point blank, how many alleged Obamacare enrollees have actually paid for the insurance plans they browsed through an online marketplace.
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Placing traffic cameras to catch speeders or red light runners in the act, a go-to strategy for lazily lining the coffers of municipal governments, is already controversial enough. But one Florida city has figured out a way to virtually guarantee a steady income stream, while it’s still legal, from its red light (s)cam: set the […]
When National Security Agency whistle-blower Edward Snowden revealed the agency’s bulk collection of Americans’ communications metadata, surveillance apologists argued that there was nothing to worry about because the amount of information the government could obtain from the raw data was minimal. But new research out from Stanford University reveals that metadata is capable of providing […]