Truth Up: NSA Edition

It’s your daily re-truthing, and today we’re focused on the ever-evolving NSA spying stories.  The First Unitarian Church of Los Angeles has joined forces with the Bill of Rights Defense Committee, Human Rights Watch, People for the American Way, and other organizations to sue the NSA for violating their First Amendment right of association by […]

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Am I The Only One Seeing This

I’m a little worried about my comprehension.  As far as this immigration bill goes, I really don’t understand either side of the argument very well. On the one side we have big government Republicans and the lockstep Democrats (impressive synchronization) pushing for a system that “rewards” immigrants.  Do we really believe that subjecting a bunch […]

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They Know You’re Reading This!

“I, sitting at my desk, certainly had the authorities to wiretap anyone, from you, or even your accountant, to a federal judge, to even the President if I had a personal e-mail,” Snowden said, revealing himself to be the source of recent leaks exposing the extent of the NSA’s domestic surveillance program. Snowden has been […]

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UN says Obama’s US drones violate Pakistan’s sovereignty – 400 confirmed civilian deaths

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The head of a U.N.team investigating casualties from U.S. drone strikes in Pakistan declared after a secret research trip to the country that the attacks violate Pakistan’s sovereignty. Ben Emmerson, the U.N. special rapporteur on human rights and counter-terrorism, said the Pakistani government made clear to him that it does not consent to […]

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