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Republicans Fight For Gay Rights Against Democrats

For the Democrats, the gutlessness of Obama and his allies in Congress is more damaging than Bill Clinton’s affair with Monica Lewinsky. [...]

Falling Down on the PCLOB: Barack Obama in Violation of Federal Law 597 Days and Counting

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 Terror. Under the law this board is to be housed [...]

Popular Bumper Stickers August 2010: Welcome Back Barack, Shoo Republicans

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 a President with Brains? bumper sticker 5. Hope, Not Fear: [...]

Yes, Virginia, Barack Obama’s Warrantless Wiretapping is a Broken Promise

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 surveillance regime with new powers to study even our web [...]

Barack Obama’s Broken Promise on the Patriot Act, With Effects that Linger On

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 of all Americans. There is no reason we cannot fight [...]

Barack Obama Violates Federal Law: 535 Days With No Civil Liberties Board

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 responsibility of tracking the compliance of the executive branch of [...]

Unity08 wins right to unlimited donations and secret-term loans. Watch for the relaunch.

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 presidential nomination, the end of which would be for the [...]

Write in Protest to Barack Obama Before Patriot Act is Signed

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 a comment.

The process of reauthorizing the Patriot Act bypassed [...]

Multiple Organizations Crowd Out the Unity 2012 Name

From the spring of 2007 to January of 2008, Unity08 declared itself to be a grassroots movement dedicated to bringing the American people together, taking big money out of politics and solving America’s problems by electing its own presidential ticket consisting of one Republican and one Democrat, running together. At the same time, Unity08 dedicated [...]

Homeland Security Brags About Domestic Surveillance Used During 2008 DNC

Through its “Fusion Center” program, the military and civilian wings of the United States government have been disseminating classified information on Americans collected through warrantless wiretapping programs to state officials, local sheriffs, town and county governing bodies and various private corporations. In turn, these local officials and private corporations have been amassing their own data [...]

Sarah Palin Doesnt Even Make Sense By Creationist Standards

Sarah Palin is a grandmother, and she’s still accepting beliefs from elders without critically examining them to make sure that they make sense. Palin has failed to advance beyond the reasoning abilities of a child in elementary school. [...]