If Barack Obama were subjected to the kind of privacy violations that he has inflicted upon the American people through the NSA, FBI and CIA, we would be able to read his emails, search through logs of his cell phone activity, and look at up to the minute maps of his GPS-tracked travel, all while watching and listening to live web cams of the Oval Office, top diplomatic meetings, and even the West Wing bedrooms. [...]
On Thursday, the Senate Intelligence Committee will be holding a hearing at which it discusses whether information about the American torture programs should be made public – as if that’s a legitimate question. [...]
President Barack Obama made news this week that he would propose a plan to decrease a small fraction of spying against the American people by the National Security Agency. The Obama plan would switch authority for seizing information about Americans’ private communications by telephone, but wouldn’t address the problem of warrantless wiretapping that gathers audio [...]
Back in 2008, Barack Obama promised he would be the most transparent President ever.
In 2013, the Obama Administration went opaque:
- Set a new record for delays of requests from journalists for documents – Set a new record for refusals to share information with the American public – Set a new record for the [...]
A year ago at this time, conservative and libertarian conspiracy websites like News With Views and Before It’s News were publishing articles that boldly made predictions that on March 23 2013, the presidential administration of Barack Obama would start requiring the implantation of microchips into Americans’ forearms:
“Micro Chip Implant Coming March 23, 2013″
You may be aware that Barack Obama started an Official White House Petitions Website two years ago and promised to issue an official response to any petition that surpassed 100,000 signatures.
You may also be aware that the Obama administration has let a number of successful petitions on the site languish for hundreds of days [...]
I haven’t had much heart for wading into the renewed debate over the Democrats’ health care reform package, sealed into law as the Affordable Care Act, also known as ObamaCare. We debated the Democrats’ plan for health care reform back in 2009. We vigorously urged the consideration of a more simple, single-payer health care system. [...]
The all-seeing eye is here.