- It’s Time To Repeal The PATRIOT Act
- Cyber Warfare Beats The Other Kind
- Today In Not Being ‘The Stupid Party’: Bobby Jindal Has Some Awful Advice For The GOP
- Elizabeth Warren Warns That The Supreme Court Is Becoming ‘A Subsidiary’ Of The Chamber Of Commerce
- Poll: Florida Governor Scott Hits All-Time High Approval, Still Trails By Double Digits
- WATCH: Joe Biden Resumes Gun Reform Push In White House Speech
One diverting aspect of The Guardian-inspired hullaballoo over NSA surveillance has been watching people bicker about it on Facebook. In the old Soviet Union, people walked in the woods or hid in the bathroom with the faucets running to whisper forbidden thoughts. Here in the USA, people post them online along with cute kitten videos and photos of Reuben sandwiches.Read more...
Louisiana governor Bobby Jindal is calling on his fellow Republicans to stop “navel-gazing,” and commit to going on offense against Democrats, in an op-ed published in Politico Tuesday.
“At present it looks as if the entire Republican Party needs to go to counseling,” Jindal writes of the GOP’s post-election self-examination.
According to a new Quinnipiac poll, Florida governor Rick Scott’s approval rating has hit its highest level ever — but he still trails likely challenger Charlie Crist by double digits in his 2014 re-election campaign.
The poll finds that 43 percent of Florida voters approve of Scott’s performance as governor, while 44 percent disapprove.
The name of Tuesday’s hearing of the House Select Committee on Intelligence sounded more like the subtitle to a Stanley Kubrick film: “How Disclosed NSA Programs Protect Americans, and Why Disclosure Aids Our Adversaries.Read more...
In an interview with Charlie Rose on PBS, President Barack Obama discussed his views on China, the elections in Iran, the Syrian civil conflict, and the recent exposure of surveillance programs expanded under his administration.
The president explained his reluctance to heavily arm Syrian rebels by warning, “It’s very easy to slip-side your way into deeper commitments.
Forget that the so-called Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act that the House passed Tuesday 228-196 will never pass the Senate. Forget that the president has already said he would veto it. Forget that the Supreme Court would rule it unconstitutional.
The House Republicans’ proposed ban on all abortions after the 20th week would only affect 1.
According to a new CNN/ORC poll, President Barack Obama’s approval rating has plummeted a net 8 percent over the past month, and now stands at its lowest level since September 2011.
The poll finds that 54 percent of Americans now disapprove of the president’s job performance, while just 45 percent approve — 1 percent have no opinion.
President Barack Obama joined leaders representing Britain, Canada, Russia, Germany, France, Italy, and Japan to convene the G8 summit in Northern Ireland. This year’s two-day summit will focus on issues concerning trade, economic growth and the ongoing civil war in Syria.Read more...
The Trayvon Martin murder case will boil down to one claim known by mothers everywhere.
“He started it!”
Every parent with more than one child has heard that cry.
by Paul Kiel ProPublica.
Bank of America employees regularly lied to homeowners seeking loan modifications, denied their applications for made-up reasons, and were rewarded for sending homeowners to foreclosure, according to sworn statements by former bank employees.
Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) warned that his party is facing a “demographic death spiral” that can only be stopped by comprehensive immigration reform, during a Sunday appearance on NBC’s Meet the Press.Read more...
It’s been a busy couple of weeks for former NSA contractor and intelligence leaker Edward Snowden. However, he took the time to answer questions from readers of The Guardian, with a little help from his friend Glenn Greenwald, who broke the story.
Here are five of the most interesting answers from the Snowden Q&A.
By a 7-2 margin, the Supreme Court has struck down a law that required proof of citizenship when registering to vote.
Arizona’s Proposition 200, which was passed by voters in 2004, targeted immigrants but ended up preventing 31,500 residents from registering to vote, according to a brief filed by the Mexican American Legal Defense Fund (MALDEF).
Organizing for Action, the 501(c)(4) advocacy group built from the remnants of President Barack Obama’s campaign infrastructure, has released a new ad highlighting the benefits of Obama’s health care reform law:
According to Time, OFA is spending more than $1,000,000 on the ad, which is just one part of a “major education campaign” aimed at improving Obamacare’s popuRead more...