It’s been three weeks now since the revelation that the FBI:
1. Broke the law, 2. Violated the constitution and 3. Lied in order to 4. Obtain Americans’ phone records 5. Without a warrant, in order to 6. Find and stop the source of embarrassing leaks to the media.
This is Watergate-level stuff we’re talking [...]
Yesterday and this morning I asked you to call members of the Senate Judiciary Committee if you happened to have one of the two Senators for your state serving on the Committee. The cause: to promote consideration and inclusion of the provisions of S. 1686 (the JUSTICE Act). S. 1686 has a number of provisions, [...]
This week, spurred on by two developments, I decided to pursue my personal tech dream: a
Last month I had the opportunity to test a Nokia N810 thingamabob. It’s hard to describe with one word what the Nokia N810 is, although some try with the ungainly and insufficient “internet-tablet.” I won’t even try to stick with one word, since the N810 is many things. It is a:
very small computer (about [...]
Making the rounds, source unknown.
This November, a Columbus City Schools bond and a Columbus City bond will be on the ballot. Somebody has already started a whisper campaign against them.
A person who doesn’t want to be identified made me a call today and claimed to be operating a public opinion research poll. She asked for me by name, [...]
One day from now, on Tuesday, July 8, the U.S. Senate is set to vote on final passage of the FISA Amendments Act of 2008, also known as H.R. 6304. The bill will remove citizens’ standing to challenge the constitutionality of warrantless wiretapping programs that we know existed and we know were illegal. It will [...]
An hour ago, I passed on the suggestion that you call Barack Obama and voice with urgency your feeling that he should keep his promise and filibuster H.R. 6304, the bill that would gut the Fourth Amendment to the Constitution and place us all under the arbitrary and unchecked search and surveillance authority of the [...]