Over those six years, we’ve been told over and over again, the NSA’s intrusion into our emails, phone calls, and Internet activity were necessary. For six years, we’ve been lied to.
It’s now been 620 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. 620 days later, there has been no response to the
“Warning: Many readers may find the following material offensive.” So wrote USA Today without irony before describing how the United States tortured people, to no end, in our names. Today, you can read for yourself a redacted version of a 2012 Senate report, finally released
Is “Big Pharma” engaged in collusion to hide secret evidence showing that “Essiac Tea” is a cure-all for cancer? Am I the Queen of England? That’s a flip answer to the claim being made by Teri, who says that a mixture of of plants and
After yesterday’s revelations, did you think the news about warrantless spying on Americans couldn’t possibly get worse? Well, you’re wrong. Today, there are more revelations about the spying program of the NSA, a branch of the U.S. military. These revelations are even worse than what
Attendance at Saturday’s Rally to Restore Sanity, an event called to celebrate inactivism at which people clapped and waved their hands while Kid Rock and Sheryl Crow soulfully crooned, “I can’t change the world”: 215,000 Attendance at a 2008 rally against the use and coverup
Proving the point that while Barack Obama hasn’t kept most of his campaign promises, he has been out there, working hard on the most important things, like keeping the oil industry from looking bad.
In order to grab domestic records of phone calls made within the United States, the Federal Bureau of Investigation lied, simply making up terrorist threats that did not actually exist. The Fourth Amendment to the United States of the U.S. Constitution guarantees that the government
The letter indicates that the whistleblower had independently contacted Kicklighter a year and a half earlier, in May 2006, but it is suggested that the whistleblower had not heard back from Kicklighter or from Congress, which in turn suggests that Kicklighter probably had kept the deception of Congress a secret.
“We just help the military figure out what embed is right for a particular reporter. If a reporter is classified as ‘negative’ they are less likely to go where the action is and more likely to be covering a platoon that guards sandbags in Herat.”
How did congressional Democrats react to this slap in the face from Obama? They surrendered, and agreed to help Obama maintain the Bush-era procedures to block effective congressional oversight, and keep abusive spy operations secret from the American people.