These politicians say they appreciate whistleblowers, but demand vigorous criminal prosecution of people who blow the whistle. Could the message be more clear?
Memo to President Obama: When the Fourth Amendment was passed, promising protection from unreasonable search by the government, I’m pretty sure that the Founding Fathers would have counted flying spy robots hovering over American cities as a form of unreasonable search.
On February 14 2013, the Senate Judiciary Committee was poised to consider the confirmation of David Medine as Chair of the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board (PCLOB). For people who care about the U.S. Constitution and the preservation of constitutional liberty in America, this
The 5 Democrats who defected to the Republican side to defeat Obama’s public option are: Max Baucus, Blanche Lincoln, Kent Conrad, Bill Nelson and Tom Carper.
Republicans like Senator Grassley are constantly telling us that the government is incapable of providing services as efficiently and affordably as private businesses. If that’s really true, why would a government public option for health care coverage “force private insurers out of business”?
The Republican senators who wrote to Eric Holder suggest that CIA interrogators ought to be able to engage in torture and other forms of brutality, breaking the law, without worrying about being held accountable. They propose that the CIA be allowed to operate as a criminal organization that no one has the power to restrain.
Death Panel Follies Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin took to Facebook last week to make this pronouncement about H.R. 3200, a version of health care reform legislation before the House: The America I know and love is not one in which my parents or my