FISA While You Weren’t Looking

Politico’s Crypt blog provides some rather cryptic news on the ongoing fight in Congress regarding the telecom immunity provisions in FISA. If you’ll remember, when last we left this drama, the Senate had put forth a version of the bill that had immunity built in, meanwhile House Dems stood firm...

The Only Thing We Have To Fear…

House Democrats earned for themselves some rare praise from Glenn Greenwald, someone whose obstinance I share when it comes to holding firm on retroactive immunity for telecoms and warrantless wiretapping in general.  As many of my readers know, I am one who firmly believes that one must pick and choose...