Director of National Intelligence James “most truthful, least untruthful” Clapper lamented to a House Intelligence Panel Tuesday that the current criticism facing the National Security Agency is creating an “erosion of trust” within the Nation’s intelligence community. Clapper told the group of lawmakers that Congressional criticism of the tactics carried out by U.S. intelligence agencies […]
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) pre-gamed an anticipated battle over comprehensive immigration reform today by placing the ball in House Speaker John Boehner’s (R-Ohio) court. Posting on a question-and-answer session hosted on her Facebook page Tuesday, Pelosi boasted that such a plan would clear the House – if Boehner will give the legislation a […]
Ah, the Tea Party. So reviled in the mainstream press. So marginalized by Congressional RINOs, Democrats and, of course, President Barack Obama. So…inconsequential. Why, then, do polls consistently show the Tea Party’s influence to be more or less on par with that of the President? The latest iteration of a Rasmussen survey that periodically tracks […]
The Administration of Barack Obama is working hard to spin the Obamacare rollout as a positive step for the American public. But story after story about Americans losing their current healthcare plans despite the White House promise that they wouldn’t, rate shock from Americans attempting to sign up for Obamacare and the faulty Obamacare website […]
Here is a collection of some of the stories making the Internet rounds this morning. Click the links for the full stories.
Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) has set aside her crusade to take away Americans’ 2nd Amendment rights in recent months to devote the bulk of her energy to ensuring that the Federal government retains its ability to abrogate the 4th Amendment with impunity by conducting unchecked mass surveillance.
One of the trends we’ve seen is how, as the word of the National Security Agency’s spying has spread, more and more ordinary people want to know how (or if) they can defend themselves from surveillance online. But where to start?
A school district in Oregon has decided to allow teachers to carry concealed firearms in classrooms as long as they possess a permit, and locals are embracing the move.
Right at the nadir of public opinion over the government’s abuse of surveillance power comes a fresh story about cars, black boxes, real-time location surveillance and government tax collectors.
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