It’s now been 709 days since the petition to Pardon Edward Snowden met the required standard of the official White House petition website (100,000 signatures within 30 days) to obtain a response from the Obama administration. 709 days later, there has been no response to the petition from President Obama or anyone else in the […]
In the 2016 Democratic Party presidential primary, some comparisons are simple. If you’ve been paying any attention at all over the last fourteen years, you know that the USA PATRIOT ACT has been a vehicle to vastly expand the surveillance powers of the federal government, breaching a variety of constitutional limits.
On October 25 2001, […]
Yesterday, a Democrat and two Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives introduced the End Warrantless Surveillance of Americans Act, H.R. 2233. The bill would, if passed, prohibit the government from forcing software and technology companies to create “back doors” – secret means through which government agents can enter supposedly secure information systems to search […]
Whoops! Darn it, my mistake.
Again? Why do I keep hitting the wrong key?
I meant to post a funny picture of Garfield wearing a hipster sweater and making a remark about the size of the latest NASA budget.
Trying again… I swear this was the Garfield image, not the Mohammed […]
Do the anti-sex-ed protesters in Ontario think that, if people just stop talking about sex, no one will have sex any more? […]
Ted Cruz believes that freedom of religion in the United States means freedom to worship his own god, but accuses Americans who want to be free from Christian prohibitions of waging jihad. […]
A school nurse in Carlisle, Pennsylvania claims that she has the right to refuse medical treatment to students who refuse to say the Pledge of Allegiance. […]
Gay rights aren’t special rights. They’re just the same rights that are afforded to every other human being in the United States. […]