This is EXACTLY what Tipper Gore was talking about when she stood up to criticize explicit modern music. I mean, just look at the music excerpted above; what’s being proposed has got to be a felony in at least two senses. To make the scene
Democrats Vote to Confirm Stalling, Anti-Transparency, Surveillance-Happy FBI Counsel as US District Judge
In 2009, we learned that of a newly-expanded FBI program in which its agents spy, often secretly, on American people and groups who are suspected of no crime whatsoever. Rather, people are targeted by the FBI for surveillance on the basis of their political opinions,
Obama Administration Caught in More Lies: NSA Admits its own Surveillance Standards were Violated on Purpose
Guess what? The National Security Agency admits that “Over the past decade, very rare instances of willful violations of NSA’s authorities have been found.” The NSA has refused to provide specific numbers to quantify “very rare.” Shall we believe them? Let’s listen in on U.S.
How would you feel if a soldier arrived at the door of your house and announced that on behalf of the U.S. military, he would be installing a voice recorder under your kitchen table to capture all of your conversations, and also splicing a data
On her way to one of the 60
James Delingpole sarcastically takes the New York Times to task for telling the world about Bush’s secret, illegal and unconstitutional warrantless wiretapping program that spied on innocent people. His 296th Way to Drive a Liberal Crazy is: 296. Praise the Grey Lady for its principled
While people around the globe keep their eyes glued to the World Cup, the sweatshop production of soccer balls stays well hidden. The International Labor Rights Forum has issued a new report that lends us a peek. Heading to the countries where soccer balls are
If there’s one thing I’ve learned about human nature, it’s this: if you want to discourage a variety of expression and stop getting people from getting upset about it, the best thing you can do is to make that variety of expression against the law.
Back in 2005, during the last border scare, Theo asked where the flood of illegal immigrants was to justify the calls for the restriction of our rights. There was no flood. Illegal immigration was actually ebbing at the time: 2003 was the last year of
In testimony to Congress last week, FBI General Counsel Valerie Caproni’s made this excuse for the FBI practice over four years of declaring terrorist threats that didn’t exist in order to grab Americans’ phone records without a warrant: For reasons lost in the fog of
If you get your news from — oh, call me crazy — the news, you’d have no idea that last Wednesday the House Judiciary Committee held contentious hearings on illegal FBI surveillance of thousands of people, from everyday schmoes to American news bureaus. This hearing