The fact that he would even have to make the case for equal pay for equal work and global warming says something about the state of his opposition.
Somewhere in law school, Obama must have learned that the whole point of our Bill of Rights was to curtail government power as the main threat to freedom.
How can Americans who witness executive-branch crimes feel comfortable or even physically safe blowing the whistle on said crimes?
Obama’s remarks were bound to give the beleaguered NSA a boost of confidence, while disappointing civil libertarians who wanted to hear Obama defend the privacy of American citizens.
With the anniversary of Eisenhower's address and the day for Obama's speech coinciding, we thought it would be interesting to look back at what Ike said to the nation.
Kevin Gosztola The Dissenter http://dissenter.firedoglake.com/2013/10/10/how-obama-administration-controlled-media-is-used-to-avoid-scrutiny-from-the-press/ What makes the crackdown on leaks, increased denials of Freedom of Information Act requests and surveillance of journalists even more pernicious is how this conduct by President Barack Obama’s administration has taken place as the administration simultaneously uses its own media to pump out its...