The actions of whistleblowers may embarrass governments. But where legislatures and judges fail, whistleblowers keep open the only channel left for public accountability Link to video: NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden: 'I don't want to live in a society that does these sort of things' From the angry and menacing to the more relaxed and thoughtful, ... (more)
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Since: Mar 11
#27 Jun 11, 2013
Outrage? At what? The messiah being found out?
Amusement? You betcha'. Watching the left dividing into camps, some trying to defend, others trying to divert (hello topix) and some condemning is like watching Richard Pryor reruns.
Does that take away from the fact this scandal ridden WH needs a special prosecutor? Not a bit.
Pass the Milk Duds
#29 Jun 11, 2013
Isn't their a pill for every feel on the Poisiden adventure?
#31 Jun 15, 2013
"You can't expect a president to not use a legal tool that Congress has given him to protect the country," he said. "So, Congress has given him the tool. The president's using it. And the courts are saying 'The way you're using it is OK.' That's checks and balances at work."
Schneier, the author and security expert, said it doesn't really matter how Prism works, technically. Just assume the government collects everything, he said.
He said it doesn't matter what the government and the companies say, either. It's spycraft, after all.
"Everyone is playing word games," he said. "No one is telling the truth."
if you feel a hand in your pocket,hot breath on your neck,a tongue in your ear,and a hemmorroid feeling, RELAX,,, its not the wife ,......its sammy and the snickelgroupers
#32 Jun 16, 2013
the original 3 branches of government ,seem to have lost ability to do their job ,its either too big a job or they are not knowledgeable enought,and the real problems JUST GET COMPOUNDED ,AD INFINITUM.its all come down to manufacturing , new government entities,branches,all powerfull wizard sub branches,quasi new branches of dubious wants ,abilities or POWERS. and just pawn off running the country to some 40
+++ other federal state or county bastard branches .where getting it right ,just gets it all wrong ,ALL THE TIME,CREATING MORE ENDLESS "NON SOLUTIONS" as the county meanders IN SOME VIRTUAL CLOUD .of want and need
#33 Jun 19, 2013
MR FIXIT?.45 years of repair.......WELL BUSING sure FIXED the public school system.... welfare cheques ,sure fixed POVERTY,,,food vouchers sure cut down on those starving.racial profiling sure cut down on CRIME,,,one town wants to arrest its 14000 gang members...trillions spent on public HOUSING sure fixed taxes on forclosed property.head start programs ,has sure fixed HEADS,planned parenthood has sure fixed the tn, father of 22 with 14 mommas pay his child support...immigration laws have sure fixed the UNEMPLOYEMENT stats, FINE JOB "WELL DONE " WASHINGTON...and at least 17 trillion flushed DONE THE TORLET
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