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Friday Talking Points -- Double Standards and Hypocrisy

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.29.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

We're going to begin today with a rather loaded question: How much attention do you think the media should be paying towards a presidential nominee who is right now getting 13 to 15 percent support in public opinion polls of their party's voters?

Human Rights Watch Sues DEA Over Bulk Collection Of Phone Records

Reuters | Posted 06.08.2015 | Politics

By David Ingram (Reuters) - Opening another front in the legal challenges to U.S. government surveillance, a human rights group has sued...

Friday Talking Points -- PBS, Citizen Koch, and Obama's Press Conference

Chris Weigant | Posted 10.09.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Love him or hate him, call him "patriot" or "traitor" -- it is now absolutely impossible to argue that Edward Snowden's leaks weren't effective, meaningful, and will actually cause the federal government to have a national conversation with its citizens about what it feels it is legally able to do.

Lucia Graves

Mark Udall: No Proof Phone Records Program Stops Terrorism

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 06.09.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Mark Udall (D-Colo.), a member of the Senate Intelligence Committee, on Sunday expressed skepticism over whether the government's v...

Sam Stein

Congress, White House Point Fingers In Snooping Scandal

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 06.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Revelations of massive data mining by the National Security Agency have prompted a blame game between the White House and Congress over ...

Friday Talking Points -- Rest In Peace, Fourth Amendment

Chris Weigant | Posted 08.07.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

We gather here today to mourn the passing of the Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution. Although weakened and battered in the past, it seems that it has finally succumbed and will be heard of no more.

Gerry Smith

NSA Whistleblowers On Surveillance: We Told You So

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 06.06.2013 | Technology

For years, four former National Security Agency analysts warned that the government was conducting widespread surveillance on domestic communications....

Government Offers Verizon Bundling Package to Steal Your Information Three Times as Fast

Spencer Green | Posted 08.06.2013 | Comedy
Spencer Green

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.

Report: NSA Collecting Millions Of Phone Records Daily

The Guardian | Posted 08.05.2013 | Politics

The National Security Agency is currently collecting the telephone records of millions of US customers of Verizon, one of America's largest telecoms p...

FBI Broke Law For Years In Collecting U.S. Phone Records

Washington Post | John Solomon and Carrie Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The FBI illegally collected more than 2,000 U.S. telephone call records between 2002 and 2006 by invoking terrorism emergencies that did not exist or ...

SBA Goes to Federal Court of Appeals to Withhold Phone Records

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

Anytime you want to look at what the Small Business Administration is doing, you have to go to federal court to get it. Clearly they have something to hide.

FBI Says It Improperly Obtained Phone Records Of NYT, WaPo Reporters

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The Federal Bureau of Investigation said Friday that it had improperly obtained the phone records of reporters for The New York Times and The Washingt...