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Senator Introduces Bill to Stop Unwarranted Drone Surveillance (and it's not a Democrat)

Yesterday, a lone member of the United States Senate introduced legislation that would formally outlaw the already unconstitutional government practice of using aerial drones to spy on Americans without a warrant. The text of S. 1016, the “Preserving Freedom from Unwarranted Surveillance Act of 2013,” is not formally available yet, but it corresponds to last […]

Why is NewsMax Praising Senate Conservatives Fund? The $64,800 Question

While it sells its readers’ e-mail addresses for profit, NewsMax tells the public that it is a “fair,” “balanced,” and “independent” “news site”.

During the month of October 2010, NewsMax has received $64,800 in payments from the Senate Conservatives Fund. Also during the month of October 2010, NewsMax has released what it calls a “special […]

Psst! Hey You! Embed this Confidential Video on Your Website

I thought something fishy was up when I got an e-mail from the right-wing e-mail marketing scheme called “Human Events.” The title of the e-mail: Confidential Video Briefing From Sen. Jim DeMint and Steve Forbes. Oooh! Is this quiet, hush-hush information that is being leaked on the sly to li’l ol’ me? Why, I feel […]

Opposing Efficient and Clean Bike Transportation: It's Destructive, It's Deranged, It's DeMinty

Senator Jim DeMint of South Carolina is something else. Just this past week, he tried to divert taxpayer money into parochial religious building projects, then pushed legislation declaring health insurance to be affordable for a single mom and her kid earning just $28,000 a year. Does DeMint’s honed theatrical sense demand that absurdities come in […]

Senator DeMint Thinks 28,000 Per Year Is Enough to Pay for Health Insurance

Try to calculate how you would get by if you had to live on your own with a small child on just $28,000. It’s extremely difficult to do, and it would get even more difficult if you had to pay for the health insurance premiums that Senator DeMint tried to impose. […]