Democracy Now did a follow up this Friday on their previous segment I posted here -- James Bamford: NSA is Building the World's Largest Spy Center. This story of course is being ignored again by our corporate media and is terrifying quite frankly as to the amount of data they're collecting and the abuses and potential abuses that are inevitable when you allow anyone access to this much personal information about their fellow citizens.
[media id=5685] [media id=5686] (h/t Heather) (Nicole: MSNBC wasted no time parroting WSJ's editorial and getting those talking points out there.)
The Nation: Protesters are storming Barack Obama's website. But they all support Obama. A grassroots group of activists has been organizing on MyBo
In his eternal quest for the Republican presidential nomination, the supposed maverick John McCain has repeatedly reversed long-held positions and com
About a week ago, Attorney General Michael Mukasey was talking up the Bush administration’s surveillance efforts, and raised a few eyebrows when he
I try pretty hard to not be judgmental and to try to look at things from different perspectives to understand where a person is coming from. I've trie
Since the mini-series "John Adams" is premiering tonight on HBO and there are many parallels that can be drawn about the personal insecurities of th
Beautiful agitprop/freeway blogging from The Billboard Liberation Front. That's right, kids, it's not a photoshop. What's up with this "compromise"
Crooked Timber: Here comes the big one. Facing South: Citing formaldehyde risks, FEMA has begun "aggressive" relocation of Katrina trailer dwellers.
Finally, some common sense. How uncommon. ACLUblog: In a 12th-hour plea today, key members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee urged their fe
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