Ryan Jerome, 28, was charged with criminal possession of his .45-caliber Ruger while visiting the famous New York landmark during a September vacation with his girlfriend. Jerome has a license to carry the weapon from his home state of Indiana, but New York's state gun laws do not recognize out-of-state permits. With his case still […]
It has long been evident that the Drug War is bad for America. Crime in the streets, millions in prison, violations of civil liberties, along with tens of millions of people still using drugs. So where's the benefit? It turns out that the Drug War also threatens free speech. One of the most important organizations […]
Wow. That's really all there is to say to sum up the feeling around yesterday's unprecedented Internet protest over the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and the PROTECT IP Act (PIPA). Yesterday's mass action by millions of concerned Americans produced a tidal wave of opposition that rolled over DC, sent cosponsors and bill supporters reeling, […]
Most of the websites shut down by a hackers group were up and running early Friday, including the U.S. Department of Justice, FBI and some entertainment sites after one of the federal government's largest anti-piracy crackdowns. "Hacktivist" collective Anonymous took credit for taking down the sites Thursday after the arrests of leaders of Megaupload.com and […]
Reps Jones and McGovern call for 2011 Afghanistan National Intelligence Estimate (NIE) to be declassified
The following letter was sent by Reps Jones and McGovern to President Obama- January 12, 2012 The Honorable Barack Obama President of the United States The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, D.C. 20500 Dear Mr. President, Recent media reports have detailed that the current National Intelligence Estimate (NIE) on Afghanistan recognizes that U.S. […]
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