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Torture By The USA Went Way Beyond Waterboarding

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. [...]

Barack Obama Less Transparent As President Than George W. Bush

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 [...]

5 Things You Might Wish You Never Found Out About This Morning

From the NSA to the Truth Fairy, here are the top 5 unfortunate stories in today’s news. [...]

Congressman Threatened For Giving Colleagues Published Information About NSA Spying

There are secrets, and there are secrets.

In the United States of America, the individual no longer has any right to keep secrets. The Fourth Amendment has been “balanced” into irrelevance by the Bush-Obama regime of Homeland Security. The National Security Agency, a military spy organization, is seizing Americans’ private information in massive amounts on [...]

How Can A Conference Exclude Member Of Secret Organizations?

he conference organizers assert that satanic cults insert neurological programs into the minds of their victims. Among these programs, they say, is one that makes therapists who push their patients to talk about “repressed memories” of satanic ritual abuse look stupid. the conference organizers write. [...]

Obama Says His Secrets Are All Transparent

The FISA court is the opposite of transparent. Barack Obama’s excuses for his massive violation of Americans’ constitutional rights are transparently dishonest. [...]

Remember The Cost Of War?

War has brought us more trouble than triumph, and the military has brought us more debt than defense. [...]

Top 10 Most Likely Revelations About Obama From Donald Trump’s Secret Papers

A list of the top 10 most likely secrets about Barack Obama to be revealed by Donald Trump on Wednesday, October 24. [...]

Violating Charter and Bylaws, No Labels and Americans Elect Promote Presidential Bid of Pete Peterson-Funded David Walker

Americans Elect and No Labels, mysterious political corporations that don’t disclose their funders, say they’re not promoting any Presidential candidate… but the behavior of Americans Elect and No Labels seems to be at odds with what they say. Read here for documentation of this mismatch as it applies to David Walker. [...]

On The Issues Shares Americans Elect Candidate Rating Methodology, Grading Obama in Bizarre Fashion

A private company called On The Issues has been assigned by Americans Elect to the task of rating certain 2012 presidential contenders over others, and the results are currently casting favor upon its Top Nine ranked contenders, each one a Republican. After some delay, On The Issues has released its methodology to reporter Jonathan Tilove, [...]

If you’ve done nothing wrong, why aren’t you changing your clothes in public?

At Left is Not a Four Letter Word, Damen reacts against that old line, “If you’ve done nothing wrong, you’ve got nothing to hide”:

This is a phrase that has irritated the holy shit out of me for a very, very long time. Any time privacy is brought up, there’s some idiot out there who’ll [...]