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Democracy Now Interviews NSA Whistleblower William Binney On Growing State Surveillance

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.

Mukasey Plays Fast And Loose

About a week ago, Attorney General Michael Mukasey was talking up the Bush administration’s surveillance efforts, and raised a few eyebrows when he

Sunday Morning Bobblehead Thread

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

Finagling On FISA?

Beautiful agitprop/freeway blogging from The Billboard Liberation Front. That's right, kids, it's not a photoshop. What's up with this "compromise"

Mike's Blog Roundup

Crooked Timber: Here comes the big one. Facing South: Citing formaldehyde risks, FEMA has begun "aggressive" relocation of Katrina trailer dwellers.