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The Other Snowden Drama: Impugning the Messenger

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As a pure story, it’s tough to beat the Snowden saga. Man of intrigue? Roger. Crusading reporter? Check. A powerful government in hot pursuit?...   Read More

On the Brink of Another War

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President Barack Obama stands on the brink of engaging the United States in another war of choice in the Middle East. Ostensibly because the...   Read More

FBI director admits domestic use of drones for surveillance

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The FBI uses drones for domestic surveillance purposes, the head of the agency told Congress early Wednesday. Robert Mueller, the director of the Federal...   Read More

The top secret rules that allow NSA to use US data without a warrant

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Top secret documents submitted to the court that oversees surveillanceby US intelligence agencies show the judges have signed off on broad orders which allow the NSA to...   Read More

Trust us: A brief history of government spying

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In 1975, the Church Committee revealed the extent to which the federal government’s intelligence apparatuses were aimed not at foreign enemies, but at Americans....   Read More

41 Percent of Small Business Owners Have Frozen Hiring Because of Obamacare

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A new poll of business owners about how Obamacare has affected employment decisions is positively brutal for the health law.Via CNBC: Forty-one percent of the...   Read More

IRS sent refunds to 23,994 undocumented immigrants at same address

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The Internal Revenue Service sent 23,994 tax refunds to a single Atlanta address for a total of $46,378,040 in 2011 — and each of the refunds averaging over...   Read More

Federal Regulations Have Made You 75 Percent Poorer

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The growth of federal regulations over the past six decades has cut U.S. economic growth by an average of 2 percentage points per year,...   Read More

Confidence in Congress drops to historic low

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Americans’ confidence in the House and Senate has dropped so low that it now ranks as the least popular societal institution in U.S. history,...   Read More

ACLU sues Obama administration over NSA surveillance

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The American Civil Liberties Union sued the US Government, after it became known that the National Security Agency has routinely received phone call data...   Read More