This article was originally published by the Electronic Frontier Foundation. Changing Technology Demands New Rules for Police San Francisco — The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) asked the U.S. Supreme Court Monday to set limits on warrantless searches of cellphones, arguing in two cases before the court that changing technology demands new guidelines for when the […]
Here is a collection of some of the stories making the Internet rounds this morning. Click the links for the full stories.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), who confused last week’s CPAC crowd by showing up and sheepishly brandishing a rifle on the stage, didn’t take long to return to form over the weekend. He was back in front of the mainstream media Saturday, boasting that the GOP establishment would mop the floor with Tea Party candidates in the 2014 midterms.
After winning a second CPAC Presidential straw poll, Rand Paul (R-Ky.) realized it was time to start taking control of an important conservative brand name before the other guys could beat him to the punch. By Monday, he’d planted his flag on Ronald Regan’s diplomatic legacy – challenging his possible 2016 Republican adversaries to come up with alternate ways of inhabiting the same political space.
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WASHINGTON, March 10 (UPI) — Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) says if he were president he’d take a harder stance against Russian President Vladimir Putin for events in Ukraine. “Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine is a gross violation of that nation’s sovereignty and an affront to the international community,” Paul, mentioned as a 2016 Republican presidential […]
Sharyl Atkisson, one of the few reporters in mainstream media who has never strayed far from the lessons they (presumably) still teach in J-school, has agreed to an early resignation from her investigative correspondent’s position at CBS News. The Obama Administration must be thrilled. Atkisson has been a major thorn in the side of the […]
Why this sounds like a good idea during an election year is anybody’s guess, but a bunch of Senate Democrats are planning to stage a faux-filibuster tonight to draw attention to the evils of man-made climate change. The effort, headed by Senator Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) is supposed to last until 9 a.m. Eastern time tomorrow. […]
A dirty Fairfax County, Va. cop who pleaded guilty in Federal court for tipping off a terrorism suspect and compromising an ongoing FBI investigation is now a financial analyst for the IRS, according to a report that emerged last week. According to PJ Media, former police officer Weiss Rasool, who has since changed his last […]
Officially, U.S. debt stands at more than $17 trillion. In reality, it is many times more. The cost of the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan and Iraq may be more than $6 trillion. President Barack Obama’s illegal invasion of Libya cost at least a billion dollars and left that country devastated. The costs of U.S. regime […]