"An electronic curtain has fallen around Iran," U.S. President Barack Obama warned in a recent video message marking the Persian New Year. Government censorship and surveillance, he said, make it more difficult for Iranians to "access the information that they want," denying "the rest of the world the benefit of interacting with the Iranian people." […]
The Federal Bureau of Investigation conducted a “mosque outreach” program to compile information on American Muslim organizations and “their constitutionally-protected beliefs and activities, without any suspicion of wrongdoing,” according to documents released by the American Civil Liberties Union. According to the ACLU, documents show that the FBI categorized First Amendment-protected and other “innocuous activities” as […]
Americans want out of Afghanistan. Even Republicans want out! Reports CNN: Support for the war in Afghanistan has fallen to an all-time low with the majority of Americans saying the U.S. should withdraw all of its troops from Afghanistan before the 2014 deadline set by the Obama administration, according to a new poll. The CNN/ORC […]
WASHINGTON — Law enforcement tracking of cellphones, once the province mainly of federal agents, has become a powerful and widely used surveillance tool for local police officials, with hundreds of departments, large and small, often using it aggressively with little or no court oversight, documents show." – Eric Lichtblau for the New York Times. See […]
All the usual suspects want war with Iran. Never mind they misled the public about Iraq. Let's start another "splendid little war"! Good ol' "Curveball," an iraqi chemical engineer, admits that he made everything up about Iraqi weapons of mass destruction. And he has no regrets, even though thousands of Americans and tens of thousands […]
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