You would think that Eric Holder, the first African American Attorney General, and Barack Obama, the first African American President, would be vigilant that there was no racial discrimination in the Justice Department of their Administration. You would think.
We're Americans, aren't we? We're the good guys. Our traditional role is to rein in the bad guys, like Iran, isn't it?
The need for an expansion of private funding for higher education has increased in importance in an environment dominated by budget cuts to education at the federal, state, and local levels nationwide.
The Progressive Caucus could supply a principled counterweight to the bombast coming from the likes of Boehner and Feinstein. But for that to happen, leaders of the caucus would need to set a good example by putting up a real fight.
Howard Shelanski's confirmation hearing comes at a crucial juncture in the Obama presidency. Progress on many important rules has been halted, including the EPA' rule to limit greenhouse gas emissions from future power plants.
Proponents of the domestic surveillance say the metadata collected is minimally invasive and is not personally identifiable. But how hard is it to determine endless information about a person based on his or her phone number and location?
The Obama administration is giving up on America's wolves. On Friday morning, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced its plans to strip Endangered Species Act protections for wolves across most of the lower 48 states.
While neighboring states such as Japan have ample amount of hard power and military hardware to keep China's ambitions in check, the likes of Vietnam and Philippines are far more vulnerable.
The document is disturbing because, in a single swoop, it authorizes not just the wiretapping of a single individual, or a single organization, but all of the customers of a single telecommunications company.
It's the job of Congress and the Judiciary to continuously guarantee that our constitutional rights are not being violated. The War on Terror does not provide any exception toward the prosecution of those duties.
The Obama Administration is offering a brand new bundling service to American citizens through Verizon that is guaranteed to steal your personal information at three times the normal speed.
The U.S.-based Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITLF) published its seminal report "Digital Prosperity" warning that: "In the new gl...
A few weeks back, for fun, I created the Game of Thrones to Keystone XL converter. After watching Sunday's "Red Wedding" episode it's obvious that I ...
The new cost of carbon figure is a welcome step forward, reflecting the latest versions of the underlying models. The bad news is that the increased number also shows that our lack of a comprehensive climate policy is becoming ever more costly.
Apparently, the biblical admonition that "you shall know the truth and the truth shall make you free" has been cast aside by the FRC. As a Christian, I am indignant and embarrassed.
There is no scandal here but there is an unseen, unpublicized, and potentially more dangerous failure clouded by Republican histrionics that distracts and affects the American people.