The Government Accountability Office released a report Wednesday that concludes the Transportation Security Administration should curb its policy of profiling air passengers’ behavior as a means of discovering potential terror threats, because the practice just isn’t working.
Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) has positioned herself as one of the primary Congressional defenders of the National Security Agency’s bulk surveillance programs following recent controversy, and she has even penned a “reform” bill that codifies the spy agency’s powers.
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President Barack Obama’s Thursday switcheroo announcement that he (not Congress, which makes laws, but he himself, alone) would unilaterally cut people a break under Obamacare into 2014 ought to vindicate Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas), whom the mainstream media exiled to buffoon island after his stand against implementation of the Affordable Care Act last month. But […]
This article, written by Parker Higgins, was originally published by the Electronic Frontier Foundation on Nov. 13. Forget extra cupholders or power windows: the new Renault Zoe comes with a “feature” that absolutely nobody wants. Instead of selling consumers a complete car that they can use, repair, and upgrade as they see fit, Renault has […]
A group of 20 House Republicans signed a proposal Thursday calling for the impeachment of Attorney General Eric Holder for “high crimes and misdemeanors” and “offenses of the Constitution.” Representative Pete Olson (Texas) is leading an effort calling for Holder to be charged with perjury, failure to comply with subpoenas and failure to discharge the duties […]
While President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act mea culpa stole most of Thursday’s headline space, his nominee for chairman of the Federal Reserve took to Capitol Hill for her Senate confirmation hearings. Federal Reserve vice Chairwoman Janet Yellen spent much of the day defending the central bank’s easy money policies and suggesting that no big […]
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Not since the Presidency of Jimmy Carter has participation in the U.S. labor force been as low as it is today. The difference between the Carter Administration and that of President Barack Obama, though, is that job growth under Carter was outpacing the rate at which people were entering, or re-entering, the labor force.
Rob Ford, the scandal-plagued Toronto mayor who’s been outed on video smoking what appears to be crack cocaine and who admitted this week that he recently purchased illegal drugs, has a higher approval rating among his constituency than President Barack Obama has among Americans.