What’s Wrong With Verizon

WaPo drops a huge headline that, in and of itself, should cause no shock.  “Verizon Says It Turned Over Data Without Court Orders,” is not exactly earth shattering news; given much of the controversy over the Administrations various anti-terrorism tactics that infringe upon the privacy of...

Bush Budget Shifts FBI’s Resources from Crime to Counterterrorism

Lost between the battles over SCHIP and funding the occupation of Iraq, a lot of the other elements of Bush’s budget are being lost in the shuffle. One of them, while not new, is a major round of deep cuts in the law enforcement budget of the FBI and a Big Step towards Bush’s dream of a GOP-run...

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...

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