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Google’s ECPA report reveals the extent of the FBI’s warrantless email snooping

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Right now, as you read this, the US government may be snooping through your emails, looking at your photos, poring over your online life....   Read More

The federal government’s war on pot costs every taxpayer

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As a candidate in 2008, Sen. Barack Obama emphatically stated that medical marijuana was an issue best left to the states. One of the...   Read More

In Fight Over Marijuana’s Scheduling, Appeals Court Rules in Favor of DEA and Schedule I

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According to the appeals court, the DEA was following its own rules (there are five in all) when it claimed that petitioners for rescheduling...   Read More

“FEMA won’t let us rebuild our home”

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The Taylor family lives in the Natomas community in Sacramento, California. On August 24, 2012, Brad and Jennifer were driving home with their two...   Read More

Judicial Watch Announces List of Washington’s “Ten Most Wanted Corrupt Politicians” for 2012

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Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, today released its 2012 list of Washington’s “Ten Most Wanted Corrupt Politicians.”...   Read More

The Overzealous Prosecution of Aaron Swartz

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The tragic suicide last week of Aaron Swartz, the visionary Internet activist who helped create Reddit, is being blamed in part on the zeal...   Read More

End the Amtrak experiment

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Amtrak triumphantly proclaimed 2012 to be a success. The reason? It posted a loss of only $361 million for the year. That’s its smallest...   Read More

Revealed: how the FBI coordinated the crackdown on Occupy

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It was more sophisticated than we had imagined: new documents show that the violent crackdown on Occupy last fall – so mystifying at the...   Read More

Life Before FEMA

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For real life-headlines worthy of The Onion, one needs look no further than the doings of the U.S. government and its agencies. One week...   Read More

Attorney General Secretly Granted Gov. Ability to Develop and Store Dossiers on Innocent Americans

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In a secret government agreement granted without approval or debate from lawmakers, the U.S. attorney general recently gave the National Counterterrorism Center sweeping new...   Read More