Expanded Spying on US Citizens Didn’t Wait for FISA Bill

One of the things I think we have all learned to appreciate about the Bush Administration is the speed with which they prove they lied to you. Mere weeks after Congress was assured by both DNI Mike McConnell and HS Sec Chertoff that the police-state powers to spy on Americans in the FISA bill would NEVER be...

Turning Military Satellites on You

How would you feel if you found out that while the entire nation (read; the national news media) was distracted by the testimony of General Patraeus, while we were all gearing up for a collective reliving of our national case of PTSD on the sixth anniversary of 9/11, that the administration decided to use...

Cronies

At some point, you’re really only left with just getting sick at the whole damn thing. Now pay attention, there will be a test a little later on. It begins with the resignation of Attorney General Alberto Gonzales. As he packs his things and leaves, he will be succeeded temporarily by the ultra...