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Post Office Spies On All American Mail, NSA Style

In the latest of a series of revelations of the surveillance systems that the U.S. government has arrayed against the American people, we have now learned that the U.S. Postal Service has been storing images of every single piece of mail that is sent within the United States, recording who is sending letters and packages to who, and entering that information into a gigantic database that can be accessed by law enforcement agents, who can read through lists of who any American is corresponding with – all without a search warrant as required by the Fourth Amendment to the Constitution.

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Tip for the Terrorists: Use FedEx!

This morning, I gave a call to the National Park Service to check in and found out that if I wanted to carry any kind of a sign when standing in the crowd at the presidential inaugural parade on January 20, 2009, I’d have to

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?