The reasons for quick reauthorization of provisions of the Patriot Act have moved past dubious, through the paper-thin wall between rational and irrational, and straight into the land of the bizarre. In a letter written yesterday to Senators Harry Reid and Mitch McConnell, Director of
Now that we’re planning to have a Democratic Party president again, the right-wing nutskies who decided back in the 1990s that Hillary Clinton was a coke-dealing murderer have emerged from their eight-year-long hibernation to come up with some new conspiracy theories. My current favorite is
Barack Obama’s declaration — that he will vote tomorrow in favor of retroactive legal immunity for telecommunications companies that broke the law to spy on millions of American citizens — gives liberty a black eye. Turn the spy fiends’ argument back on themselves: if telecommunications
For those Americans who think more about nipple slips and celebrity cads than the phantasms of lost freedom — that is to say, for most Americans — I’ve drawn up the following little FISA for Dummies video to try, try, try and capture their attention:
The government told us shortly after the attacks of September 11, 2001 that citizens should “watch what they say, watch what they do.” And now government is going to do that for us. Washington DC, New York City and Chicago are three of this country’s
Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?