Michael Bloomberg, whose continued corporeal existence now represents his last remaining obstacle to entering into Heaven, has launched a fresh gun control campaign featuring a tragic scenario that, according to the television spot, happens “all the time” throughout America. The ad, a vehicle for a new gun control group Bloomberg founded called Everytown for Gun Safety, plays out […]
British politician Nigel Farage, an outspoken critic of the European Union, warned his European colleagues this week that EU nations are repeating many of the mistakes that ripped the continent apart a century ago. The European Parliament marked centenary of WWI this week with a debate revolving around what European nations must do in order […]
This article, written by activist Nadia Kayyali and attorney Kurt Opsahl, was originally published by the Electronic Frontier Foundation on April 16. While most courts in the United States are adversarial—each party presents its side and a jury, or occasionally a judge, makes a decision—in the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISC), only the government presents […]
Here is a collection of some of the stories making the Internet rounds this morning. Click the links for the full stories.
There’s government electronic surveillance, and then there’s government online stalking. In its mission to ensure the government gets every last dollar it can from people, the Internal Revenue Service is now resorting to the latter.
Less than two years after being fully and finally “decimated” by the Administration of President Barack Obama, al-Qaida has somehow managed to foment new leadership and organize into what CNN described Wednesday as “what looks like the largest and most dangerous gathering in years.”
New emails obtained through a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit indicate that former Internal Revenues Service official Lois Lerner’s targeting of conservative groups was part of a broader assault on right-leaning groups by other Federal agencies.
Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) has spent much of this week defending against attacks from foreign policy hawks who argue that his views are too extreme for American politics. The Senator, calling for ambiguity in foreign policy, made the case that “the extremes of foreign policy have had their way, and it has not worked” in a Wednesday opinion piece.
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The Obama Administration is backing a new FDA proposal that seeks to create regulatory interference where, historically, there has been none whatsoever: in the relationship brewers with leftover grain and farmers who need some extra grain to feed to their cattle. The proposed FDA rule would set the government between the brewers and the farmers, […]