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Independent Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board Schedules Meeting on PRISM Surveillance Scandal

If you care about warrantless surveillance by the United States Government, it’s worth periodically checking this Federal Register page to find out what the long-overdue, finally-formed Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board is up to. By law, the PCLOB has independent power unsquelchable by Congress or the President to subpoena classified or unclassified information regarding [...]

Daily Caller: Americans Elect and Buddy Roemer in Joint Attendance Before AE Rolled Out Roemer Promotion

Americans Elect leadership is prohibited from communicating or acting in favor of any candidate for President Americans Elect bylaws:

Section 4.12. Neutrality of Directors. Board members shall not communicate or act in favor of or in opposition to any candidate for President or Vice President at any time before the adjournment of the online nominating [...]

Open Letter to Americans Elect: Questions and an Invitation to Dialogue

Having initiated contact with Americans Elect by phone and e-mail multiple times over the past months, and having received no reply, I’ve decided to write a formal letter. The following is a copy of a letter sent by certified mail today to Americans Elect, the 501(c)(4) political corporation with the goal of electing its own [...]

Update: Anarchist Protest at Inauguration in DC Moves Forward

An update to yesterday’s post:

Substantive plans for an anarchist protest at the January 20, 2009 inauguration of Barack Obama are moving forward at Come Out 2009, with a January 5 strategy meeting in the works and the following statement of purpose:

For all those disillusioned with our country’s electoral system, who believe government “of [...]