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I have read Glenn for years now and in general I agree with most of what he writes. The following paragraph sums up why this is one of the most important tipping points of power in our time. How ...
by LaFeminista
Comment Count 784 comments on Fri Jun 14, 2013 at 01:12 PM PDT with 574 Recommends
America is a wonderful place where everyone is caring, competent, conscientious and above average. America's law enforcement agencies have never gotten the wrong guy . A mistaken identity arrest ...
by joe shikspack
Comment Count 433 comments on Wed Jun 12, 2013 at 05:59 AM PDT with 403 Recommends
Last night, AP had a blockbuster story on the recently-revealed NSA Prism program, disclosed by Amerian whistleblower Edward Snowden, . We knew that Prism seizes records from the 9 biggest Internet ...
by Jesselyn Radack
Comment Count 405 comments on Sun Jun 16, 2013 at 06:09 AM PDT with 400 Recommends
Short and sweet. You say you don't like the fact that your government is tracking you, listening to you, watching you, counting your clicks and storing your data? Well, you can do something about ...
by Lisa Lockwood
Comment Count 158 comments on Wed Jun 12, 2013 at 05:17 PM PDT with 339 Recommends
This story's breaking over at the NY Times' website, as of 25 minutes ago... [http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/07/us/nsa-verizon-calls.html?hp&_r=0 Verizon Case Offers Glimpse of Vast N.S.A. ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 372 comments on Thu Jun 06, 2013 at 12:27 PM PDT with 273 Recommends
Today the Guardian published a new story on a number of top secret documents which prove that Microsoft--despite its (and other major tech firms recent denials of prior knowledge of the PRISM program-
by The Free Agent
Comment Count 366 comments on Thu Jul 11, 2013 at 11:43 AM PDT with 263 Recommends
Big Brother Clapper is watching you. Setting aside the issue of, in my opinion, President Obama's broken promise of rejecting the Bush Era "false choice" of security over liberty, I think there ...
by Armando
Comment Count 405 comments on Mon Jun 10, 2013 at 02:22 PM PDT with 252 Recommends
(Originally posted at Voices on the Square ) I'm so pissed i could spit, so consider this rant my virtual spitting. I don’t care if the president is a registered Democrat - I'm not gonna play ...
by poligirl
Comment Count 471 comments on Fri Jun 07, 2013 at 08:55 AM PDT with 252 Recommends
Considering the pro-NSA nature of the source, the Wall Street Journal , late tonight, has published an unusual story, titled: "[http://online.wsj.com/article_email/...
by bobswern
Comment Count 332 comments on Wed Aug 21, 2013 at 03:28 AM PDT with 250 Recommends
1) Ed Snowden is not the story. I wish he'd remained anonymous. He is a distraction, and for some a too convenient distraction. 2) If you want to know how serious this is, read what Jeff Merkley ...
by Laurence Lewis
Comment Count 196 comments on Thu Jun 13, 2013 at 11:56 AM PDT with 241 Recommends
Journalist and blogger Glenn Greenwald and colleague Ewen MacAskill released a new round of top secret National Security Agency documents via the Guardian , Saturday afternoon, this time concerning ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 271 comments on Sat Jun 08, 2013 at 08:59 PM PDT with 236 Recommends
While some are claiming that the Obama administration's NSA spying program isn't really happening, or that if it is happening it's no big deal, or that if it is happening and it is a big deal it's ...
by Laurence Lewis
Comment Count 287 comments on Tue Jun 11, 2013 at 12:31 PM PDT with 233 Recommends
There's plenty of news and pundit noise being extruded on the PRISM break, i.e., on reports originating with Glenn Greenwald of the U.K.'s Guardian about massive, broad NSA surveillance of phone and ...
by Steve Masover
Comment Count 139 comments on Fri Jun 07, 2013 at 07:18 PM PDT with 228 Recommends
As the news of NSA surveillance is analyzed it's revealed that the Pentagon is preparing for future environmental and energy chaos with data assembled from social media. The Guardian analyses the ...
by VL Baker
Comment Count 196 comments on Tue Jun 18, 2013 at 09:19 AM PDT with 222 Recommends
The New York Times' Eric Lichtblau has another must-read story on how the surveillance ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 95 comments on Mon Jul 08, 2013 at 10:28 AM PDT with 195 Recommends
(Written by a U.S citizen, expat living in Germany) Quote from Der Spiegel: “Is Barack Obama a friend? Revelations about his government's vast spying program call that assumption into doubt. The ...
by Democrats Ramshield
Comment Count 382 comments on Wed Jun 19, 2013 at 01:13 PM PDT with 176 Recommends
A wistleblower has surfaced claiming that the NSA wiretapped Obama during his 2004 Senate campaign. Russ Tice, a former intelligence analyst who in 2005 blew the whistle on what he alleged was ...
by sdelear
Comment Count 228 comments on Thu Jun 20, 2013 at 03:39 PM PDT with 173 Recommends
In a CNN interview last night, Daniel Ellsberg said of Edward Snowden, He's done an enormous service, incalculable service, that can't be overestimated to this Democracy. It gives us a chance from ...
by catilinus
Comment Count 280 comments on Mon Jun 10, 2013 at 04:12 AM PDT with 170 Recommends
I hope everybody sees this excellent article, which has many good links: http://news.yahoo.com/google-pressure-cookers-backpacks-visit-feds-140900667.html Here's the lede: Michele Catalano was ...
by Timaeus
Comment Count 452 comments on Thu Aug 01, 2013 at 08:59 AM PDT with 168 Recommends
Despite all the debate over the NSA and PRISM, the public still has no idea as to the full extent of the surveillance program. That's according to Loretta Sanchez , a House Democrat briefed by ...
by ukit
Comment Count 203 comments on Wed Jun 12, 2013 at 08:43 PM PDT with 166 Recommends