British newspaper The Guardian revealed Friday that the leaked documents provided by NSA whistle-blower Edward Snowden contain information about hundreds of millions of dollars in secret U.S. payments to the U.K.’s Government Communications Headquarters over the past three years.
A Quinnipiac poll shows no decisive public will, even among Democrats, to involve the Federal government in whatever rescue operation may be deployed to dredge the ashes of Detroit for an economic bailout. Only 51 percent of Democrats polled said they support a taxpayer-funded bailout for the Motor City, which is seeking bankruptcy protection.
Is this a hint that the North American Union is real and on the horizon? Or is it simply proof that Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) is far too old and senile to be trusted to legislate, especially as the chairwoman of the Senate Intelligence Committee?
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Vehement capitalist blogger Lew Rockwell has a tip for people concerned about the security of the passwords they use to access their protected information online: ditch passwords altogether in favor of passphrases. What’s a passphrase? A “password” composed of words and symbols that, taken together, form a phrase that you’ll remember – but that can […]
Speaking on CNN this week, Representative Peter King (R-NY) flew his establishment Republican colors, jumping to the aid of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie in lambasting Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) for not being a surveillance-loving war hawk. King suggested that Paul would have favored a policy of appeasement toward Adolf Hitler, had the Kentucky legislator […]
The NAACP, the Nation’s oldest civil rights organization, is leading a charge to encourage lawmakers to introduce a set of legislative proposals to address what it believes are flaws in the legal system that led to the shooting death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin. “The killing of Trayvon Martin is a heartbreaking tragedy, but his […]
Add Representative Charlie Rangel to the brood of race-baiters in the Congressional Black Caucus trying their damnedest to establish an imaginary link between Tea Party conservatism and the racism of the losers (many of them Southern Democrats) who persecuted blacks and their allies during America’s civil rights era. Talking to The Daily Beast, Rangel (D-N.Y.) […]
Here is a collection of some of the stories making the Internet rounds this morning. Click the links for the full stories.
On Wednesday, MSNBC talking head Chris Mathews accused Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) of being a “political terrorist” for calling on fellow Republicans to refuse to fund government operations unless funding for the implementation of President Obama’s Affordable Care Act is choked off.