Domestic Surveillance

DiFi: CIA Made Unconstitutional Search Of Intelligence Committee Computers
When even DiFi, who's never met a national security program she didn't like, says it's bad, it's bad. The allegations have been referred to the Department of Justice. Read more...
Udall: NSA 'Status Quo' Argument ‘Fell Apart This Week’
The White House Special Panel on NSA Surveillance agrees with Mark Udall: the NSA needs to be reined back. So what's it going to take to get everyone on board? Read more...
Santa Should Be The Only One With Unlimited Spying Powers
This holiday season we finally know: Santa isn't the only one watching to see who's been naughty or nice... Read more...
NSA Stores Millions Of Americans' Web Metadata For Year
The National Security Agency is storing the online metadata of millions of internet users for up to a year. Read more...
Oliver: Mr. President, When Michele Bachmann Is On Your Side, You May Want To Look At The Side You're On
Following the recent revelations from whistleblower turned fugitive Edward Snowden and more and more Americans turning sour on these government surveillance programs, The Daily Show's John Oliver opened this Monday's program by letting the viewers know we've finally found an issue that will bring liberals and conservatives together. But as Oliver noted, something about it didn't feel right. Read more...

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This Tuesday night on The Daily Show, it was round two for guest host John Oliver taking on the recent leaks on the NSA's surveillance programs. Read more...
Rick Perry has apparently just discovered another department of government he'd like to do away with -- Homeland Security. Read more...
Guardian journalist Glenn Greenwald on Morning Joe said the National Security Agency’s spying programs are flatly unconstitutional and that Mika Brzezinski's defense of them was misleading. Read more...
Senate Republicans have been very, very quiet about the AP phone records case. Read more...
Back in December 2005, John Yoo was asked if any law or treaty could prevent the President of the United States from torturing someone, "including by crushing the testicles of the person's child." Yoo, then head of President Bush's Office of Read more...