Finally, the White House has officially admitted that the United States federal government purposefully tortured prisoners as part of its War On Terror. Torturing prisoners is a federal crime. It’s unconstitutional, a violation of the prohibition of cruel and unusual punishment in the Bill of
On June 22 2013, the petition to pardon civil liberties whistleblower Edward Snowden surpassed a hundred thousand signatures, and has continued to gather signatures since, reaching 161,223 signatures today. It’s that 100,000 mark that’s crucial, though, because this isn’t just any old ordinary petition; it’s
The Obama Interpol arrest rumor isn’t just false. It’s blatantly false. Only an ignorant, gullible idiot could believe these articles… which has me concerned that Republican voters may in fact accept the story as true.
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.
Obama Plan Would End NSA Bulk Data Collection, reads the headline from the New York Post. That sounds wonderful, doesn’t it? The sad truth is that the new Obama plan would not end NSA bulk data collection. The Obama plan would end only a small
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
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
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 all-seeing eye is here.
Barack Obama was elected President under a promise to restore respect for Americans’ constitutional rights, and to reform the FISA Amendments Act and Patriot Act, laws that had created an extreme surveillance state under George W. Bush’s Homeland Security mania. As President, Obama has broken