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'IDEOLOGICAL CHAOS'

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 06.13.2013 | Media

As Fox News' Megyn Kelly noted earlier on Monday, the bombshell revelations about the National Security Agency's secret surveillance programs have cre...

'Endless Wars Overseas, Infringing on Civil Liberties at Home': An Interview on NSA Surveillance With Former State Department Official Matthew Hoh

Leighton Woodhouse | Posted 08.11.2013 | Politics
Leighton Woodhouse

"We shouldn't be surprised that a government establishment that is not being held accountable or in check by any other institution, that is Byzantine in size, structure and purpose, and that receives 25 percent of all government funding is overreaching."

Surveillance: The God That Failed

Jason Ditz | Posted 08.11.2013 | Politics
Jason Ditz

Murders, kidnappings -- in fact, all the violent and non-violent crimes in the United States are being committed by people who, if they are on the Internet, were under surveillance. Yet PRISM failed to detect any of these other plots ahead of time.

Bernie Sanders On NSA Spying: We're Heading For An 'Orwellian Future'

Posted 06.11.2013 | Politics

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I.-Vt.) shared some impassioned criticism of NSA surveillance on MSNBC's "All In With Chris Hayes" Monday night. Sanders criti...

U.S. Relies On 500,000 People Like Edward Snowden To Monitor National Security Threats

AP | JONATHAN FAHEY and ADAM GOLDMAN | Posted 08.10.2013 | Politics

NEW YORK -- The U.S. government monitors threats to national security with the help of nearly 500,000 people like Edward Snowden – employees of ...

What's Next For Edward Snowden?

Reuters | Posted 08.10.2013 | Media

* In Washington, lawmakers call for aggressive prosecution * Snowden faces possible extradition battle in Hong Kong * On...

Howard Fineman

This Is Rand Paul's Moment

HuffingtonPost.com | Howard Fineman | Posted 06.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- At Pitzer College's commencement in California recently, former Obama speechwriter Jon Lovett lamented the lack of candor in American li...

Iceland: Haven For Outspoken Outcasts

AP | Posted 08.10.2013 | World

REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) — In a story June 10 about Iceland's role as a possible destination for the American intelligence contractor who leaked Nati...

How To Troll The NSA

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 06.10.2013 | Technology

When something happens that threatens Internet freedoms, the Internet responds as only the Internet can: by trolling. In reaction to last week's reali...

Internet Spying Brings Questions For U.S. Allies

Reuters | Andrew Osborn | Posted 06.10.2013 | World

LONDON, June 9 (Reuters) - Revelations of a huge, secret U.S. Internet spying programme have raised awkward questions for allies, forced to explain wh...

UK Government Faces Questions Over PRISM Spying

Reuters | Posted 08.10.2013 | World

By Sarah Young LONDON, June 10 (Reuters) - Britain must say if its spies acted illegally after revelations that they received data co...

Jason Linkins

TV SoundOff: Sunday Talking Heads

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 08.09.2013 | Media

Well good morning everyone and welcome to your latest Sunday Morning Liveblog. My name is Jason. I have to say, knowing as I know now that the NSA "ca...

Matt Sledge

Justice Department Asks Secret Court To Keep Secret Surveillance Ruling Secret

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 06.07.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mere hours after President Barack Obama said Friday morning that he welcomes a debate on the federal government's highly classified surv...

Christina Wilkie

Retired Admiral To Oversee Phone Company's 'National Security Agreement'

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 06.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Retired Adm. Mike Mullen, the former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, was hired by Sprint Nextel Corp. Friday as security director...

What's This Mystery Company The NSA Is Also Spying On?

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 06.07.2013 | Technology

Late Thursday, major reports from The Washington Post and The Guardian revealed that the U.S. government is collecting data from nine of the biggest I...

Michael Calderone

How Washington Post, The Guardian Raced To Break PRISM Story

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 06.07.2013 | Media

NEW YORK –- The Washington Post revealed on Thursday the existence of a secret National Security Agency program code-named PRISM, which reportedly a...

WATCH: Bill O'Reilly FREAKS OUT Over NSA Scandal

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 06.07.2013 | Media

Bill O'Reilly expressed his outrage over the government's major surveillance program during his Thursday Fox News show. O'Reilly's Fox News colleag...