As J. Clifford noted yesterday: the Protect America Act establishes a Big Brother spy network that has powers beyond anything George Orwell could have imagined. Thanks to the new law, the governmentâ€™s electronic spy network now has the power to listen to your telephone calls,
Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley is asking the Maryland state legislature to pass a law that takes DNA samples from those arrested for — but not necessarily charged with or convicted of — crimes in the state. Those DNA samples would then be kept in a
Right after demanding that the Bill of Rights remain in the paper shredder, they go ahead and botch their own wiretapping investigations by forgetting to pay the bills. An internal audit by the Justice Department finds that large number of their wiretapping efforts have had to be put on hold when FBI agents didn’t pay for the costs incurred with the telephone companies they commanded to help them spy.