EFF is *very alarmed* that Obama is… Obama, really.
When I read articles online, I sometimes play a game called How soon will it take me to say something aloud to the monitor? (yes, I have dumb names for some of the things that I do): doing it can give me an idea of how goofy the article is. In this one (“In Warrantless Wiretapping Case, Obama DOJ’s New Arguments Are Worse Than Bush’s“, | Read More »
Dear Progressives: we beat you on national security issues. Love, the neoconservatives.
Let the pain start now: President Obama’s choice to run the Justice Department has assured senior Republican senators that he won’t prosecute intelligence officers or political appointees who were involved in the Bush administration’s policy of “enhanced interrogations.” Sen. Christopher “Kit” Bond, a Republican from Missouri and the vice chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, said in an interview with The Washington Times | Read More »
Hey, turns out that the wiretapping thing’s constitutional after all!
(Via Hot Air) You know, I was going to come up with all sorts of snark directed towards the people who are swearing at this NYT headline (“Intelligence Court Rules Wiretapping Power Legal“) – but then I remembered that, really, there’s no sport to it when it comes to this bunch. So let me just present them with their new theme song, via Beck.. Enjoy! | Read More »
Why, the Left is STILL Incensed about FISA.
Although I’d like to note that NPR gets it wrong in the title (H/T: Protein Wisdom): Angry Bloggers On Left And Right Unite Over FISA by Martin Kaste Bloggers across the political spectrum have been raising money in recent weeks in an effort to punish certain members of Congress for supporting a government surveillance bill backed by the White House. Earlier this month, Congress passed | Read More »