No one, not even lawmakers on Capitol Hill, have a full grasp of how Executive Order 12333 and the backdoor searches are being used.
Governments, militaries, corporations, banks: They all stand to lose the control they exert over society when information they suppress runs free. Yet some of the most ardent advocates for the free Internet have become targets of these very institutions, forced to live on the run, in exile or, in some...
Did Secretary of State Clinton know that such massive spying on the American people was going on and, if not, why isn’t she grateful that Snowden helped to enlighten her? With her scurrilous attacks on Snowden, Hillary Clinton is either a fool or a liar.
The implications of this pro-privacy ruling at a time of the exposure of a vast government surveillance regime centered at the NSA are obvious.
Two young men, both of whom were deployed by Obama as part of the exceptionally American occupation of Afghanistan, and the vast global NSA surveillance, have been in the news this week. Their words speak more truth about American exceptionalism than Obama ever will.
The question Mr. Williams and his guests should have been discussing is whether former NSA head Keith Alexander is a criminal and traitor.
How could anyone vote for legislation that doesn't uphold the constitutional standard of probable cause?
What does this say about our political system, and about the influence of intelligence agency lobbying despite public sentiment in favor of more restraint?