A rather testy President Barack Obama insists he wants you to evaluate him. The President has told you what you’re going to find: Take a tally. Look at what I promised during the campaign. There’s not a single thing that I’ve said that I would
Back in 2007, when J. Clifford mused that a “grassroots” Zanby group expressing fanboy love for presidential candidate Bill Richardson seemed like the PR move of a campaign insider or someone who was angling to be hired for the campaign, Jeff Gulko protested and demanded
Obama says it was a change of the guard, but that’s not the change I was hoping for. I wanted a change in what was being guarded.
For the Democrats, the gutlessness of Obama and his allies in Congress is more damaging than Bill Clinton’s affair with Monica Lewinsky.
What’s the PCLOB and why should you care? In the election year of 2004, President George W. Bush quieted down anger at his constitutional record by signing a law creating a Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board to protect Americans’ rights during his War on
In the month of August 2008, the following were our five best-selling bumper stickers: 1. Librarians Against Palin bumper sticker 2. People With One House Against McCain bumper sticker 3. Republicans for Barack Obama bumper sticker 4. I Like Obama, But is America Ready for
Sometimes Democrats get upset with liberals who criticize Barack Obama’s warrantless wiretapping programs. As president, Obama has maintained George W. Bush’s regime of warrantless wiretapping against people neither accused nor suspected of crime. More than that, President Obama is currently striving to expand the warrantless
Barack Obama official campaign position paper, 2008: Revise the PATRIOT Act. Barack Obama believes that we must provide law enforcement the tools it needs to investigate, disrupt, and capture terrorists, but he also believes we need real oversight to avoid jeopardizing the rights and ideals
It’s now been 535 days since Barack Obama was inaugurated as the 44th president of the United States. Since a time before Obama’s inauguration, federal law has required President Obama to appoint a Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board. This board is charged with the
In the 2008 presidential election cycle, the corporation called Unity08 used its media contacts with DC insiders such as David Broder and shared financial history with publications such as The Hill and Atlantic Monthly to spread word that it would run the first-ever secure online
Searching the White House website for news of the Patriot Act reauthorization, I’ve found this, the most recent presidential communication on the matter: H.R.3961- PATRIOT Act Extension This legislation will likely soon be received by the President. Read the text of the legislation or submit