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by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Feb 18, 2015 at 01:06 PM PST with 12 Recommends
(NOTE: Diarist has received written, blanket authorization from Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers to republish their work in its entirety for the benefit of the Daily Kos community.) If there was ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 37 comments on Fri Feb 13, 2015 at 12:33 AM PST with 77 Recommends
A few words from Democratic Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) on White House domestic surveillance “reform.” (In a number of ways here, "less is more.") After all that White House propaganda about ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 12 comments on Thu Feb 05, 2015 at 11:23 AM PST with 29 Recommends
An interesting addition to the Snowden story, just out today. A former senior NSA official has come forward to AP's Ken Dilanian , basically making himself an after-the-fact whistleblower, to speak ...
by Little
Comment Count 106 comments on Wed Nov 19, 2014 at 05:05 PM PST with 85 Recommends
Corporations, my friend, are people who shouldn't pay taxes. Yeah, that's the ticket. Last week, the Obama administration issued new ...
by Ian Reifowitz
Comment Count 43 comments on Sun Sep 28, 2014 at 03:00 PM PDT with 60 Recommends
Several months ago I wrote about the Senate Intelligence Committee accusing the CIA of spying on its torture report work: The CIA Inspector General’s Office has asked the Justice Department to ...
by LieparDestin
Comment Count 51 comments on Tue Jul 29, 2014 at 05:00 AM PDT with 109 Recommends
A senior official from the U.S. Treasury Department, speaking to the committee, reiterated the Obama administration’s call for urgent action by Congress to implement a White House proposal to make ...
by gnosticator
Comment Count 16 comments on Tue Jul 22, 2014 at 05:56 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
Glad to see these guys still at it: http://techcrunch.com/2014/06/17/three-senators-decry-the-houses-nsa-bill-citing-watered-down-reform/?ncid=...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Jun 17, 2014 at 07:42 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
Sen. Mark ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 27 comments on Wed May 14, 2014 at 02:41 PM PDT with 53 Recommends
Today, a group of 11 senators wrote to FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler, urging him to protect Net Neutrality and to use his Title II powers to do so. In the case in the DC Circuit Court, the FCC had ...
by Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri May 09, 2014 at 07:15 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
Via Dan Gilmore and Joshua Levy from Twitter, Save the Internet has compiled a list of Congressional reactions and statements to the latest FCC attempt in smashing the internet. Congress of course ...
by paradox
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu May 08, 2014 at 03:53 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
The ACLU has called for all Senators to read all memos on "targeted killings" - drone strikes - written or signed by David Barron before voting on his confirmation; that is, they should insist that ...
by Robert Naiman
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed May 07, 2014 at 09:46 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
If you were following the news cycle(s) on Tuesday and Wednesday, both Charlie Savage at the NY Times , and Spencer Ackerman and James Ball over at The Guardian , ran significant stories regarding a ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 32 comments on Thu Apr 03, 2014 at 01:06 AM PDT with 85 Recommends
Charlie Savage of the New York Times reports : WASHINGTON — United States intelligence analysts have searched for Americans’ emails and phone calls within the repository of communications that ...
by Lost Left Coaster
Comment Count 22 comments on Wed Apr 02, 2014 at 04:41 AM PDT with 39 Recommends
As the Democratic Party’s left wing looks around for a candidate to carry the Party’s banner in 2016, the list of not-Hillary-Clintons tends to be pretty short. Most peoples’ lists of ...
by Dan Shafer
Comment Count 19 comments on Wed Apr 02, 2014 at 12:41 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
Senator Mark Udall (D. CO) is shedding some light on this: http://blogs.rollcall.com/wgdb/mark-udall-cia-tried-to-intimidate-the-intelligence-committee/
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 13 comments on Fri Mar 07, 2014 at 08:21 PM PST with 29 Recommends
Senate Intelligence Committee member Mark Udall’s public release of this letter , addressed to President Obama, invites the question of why didn’t Udall hold the letter back long enough to ...
by emorej a Hong Kong
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Mar 06, 2014 at 04:15 AM PST with 1 Recommend
Marcy Wheeler, over at Emptywheel.net (and soon to be appearing over at [https://firstlook.org/theintercept/news/ The / / Intercept] ), has published one hell of a "small" post on her blog over the ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 44 comments on Wed Feb 26, 2014 at 10:17 AM PST with 138 Recommends
I called my senator, Ron Wyden, who also happens to be head of the Senate Finance Committee to express my concerns on TPP, which are the same as the concerns of many on this site. The following is ...
by MikePhoenix
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu Feb 20, 2014 at 11:23 AM PST with 16 Recommends
A package was recieved at Senator Ron Wyden's DC office today, and was opened by staffers to reveal a suspicious substance. The DC police are on the scene investigating, and Capitol police are ...
by mamabigdog
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Feb 10, 2014 at 02:46 PM PST with 4 Recommends