Obviously, a program called “BOUNDLESS Informant” is entirely limited and modest in scope. Obviously. — David Sirota (@davidsirota) June 10, 2013

telecom immunity

While the nation is distracted by Super Tuesday elections tomorrow, the Senate will finally take up telecom immunity, which is expected to pass. Talking Points Memo: by Joshua Micah Marshall | Cat’s Away, Mice Play Really bad news on this one. Wondering if the administration would have the chutzpah to ask for immunity for bad… Continue reading telecom immunity

privacy, wiretaps and ironic small government

WASHINGTON, Dec. 26 (UPI) – U.S. President George Bush decided to skip seeking warrants for international wiretaps because the court was challenging him at an unprecedented rate. From UPI This right-wing spin on this is amazing. Bush’s comment that If al Qaeda is calling you, we want to know why was just sad. Honestly, if… Continue reading privacy, wiretaps and ironic small government