Judge Finds NSA Phone Metadata Program Infringes Upon Privacy & Vindicates Edward Snowden

By: Monday December 16, 2013 7:26 pm

In a ruling on constitutional claims brought against the National Security Agency’s bulk data collection program, which collects the phone records of all Americans, a federal judge ruled the program infringes upon the “degree of privacy” America’s founders “enshrined in the Fourth Amendment.” Judge Richard Leon of the US District Court for the District of [...]

Obama’s Pathetic Answer to Jon Stewart’s Question on Continuation of Bush National Security Policies

By: Friday October 19, 2012 5:59 pm

In his effort to appear on as many morning and late night shows before Election Day, President Barack Obama appeared on “The Daily Show” with Jon Stewart last night. Stewart talked to him about his record, his first debate performance, whether his candidacy’s strength is that he is not as bad as GOP presidential candidate [...]

The State Secrets Privilege: A Horrendous Creation of the Judiciary

By: Monday August 20, 2012 4:16 pm

The judiciary proved last week, once again, how impotent and subservient to unchecked executive power it is when a federal court judge invoked the state secrets privilege and dismissed most of a suit against Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) agents, who infiltrated and spied on mosques in Orange County in California. The ruling essentially gave [...]

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