NSA Wiretapping

The Oversight Black Hole Of The Merkel Tap
Did President Obama know about the wiretaps on Angela Merkel? Read more...
Sen. Mark Udall has been one of the few members of Congress out there who has been trying to draw attention to the NSA's datamining program and the seizure of Americans' phone records. He continued to do so on CNN this Sunday when he told host Candy Crowley that he's calling for the Patriot Act to be reopened: Read more...
Michelle Malkin does her best to excuse the NSA spying on everyone during the Bush administration, but not so much now that there's a Democrat in the White House. Read more...
David Shuster talks to Jeff Stein about his article at CQ Politics. Sources: Wiretap Recorded Rep. Harman Promising to Intervene for AIPAC. From the a Read more...
I don't know about you, but I always thought they were spying on Congress members, so this doesn't come as a complete shock. (Oh, and Spencer Ackerman Read more...

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[media id=7164] (h/t Heather) It didn't take twenty four hours after the end of the Bush presidency for the latest scandal to come out---hopefully, Read more...
As a writer with openly progressive opinions living overseas, I would be surprised if my emails and telephone calls to Our Kid – a poli-sci profes Read more...
With the anniversary of the September 11 attacks once again upon us, Bush's Law of Bin Laden is also again on display. That is, in the Bush playbook, Read more...
Senator Feingold took to the Senate floor today and, with the help of Sen. Arlen Specter, challenged his colleagues to wrap their minds around what g Read more...
Senator Chris Dodd (D-CT), who along with Russ Feingold has been the fiercest defender of Constitutional rights, took to the floor last night to deli Read more...