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EM Tail-Risks Are Rising

The United States has constructed a financial neutron bomb. For the past 12 years an elite cell at the US Treasury has been sharpening the tools of economic warfare, designing ways to bring almost any country to its knees without firing a shot.

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Related Topix: US News

Wed Apr 16, 2014

American Reporter

Make My DayTHE Feller is a Smeller

It's always time to worry when you hear that something has to be done, and done right away, or else a calamity of unimagined proportions will strike.

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Related Topix: US News, Social Security, Personal Finance, US Politics, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Senator Bernie Sanders

Daily Kos

Voter ID: The Pain In The Ass Just Got Worse

Back in February I wrote a couple of diaries about my struggle to overcome a technical glitch in my documentation that the PATRIOT Act used to render me officially "NONEXISTENT" after all my years of dutifully tax-paying life on planet Earth in the good ol' US of A. It has to do with that legislation's act of B-grade prestidigitation which ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, Social Security, Senator Kay Hagan, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, North Carolina Government, North Carolina, Representative Mark Meadows, Republican, US House of Representatives

WCBM-AM Pikesville

CAIR: Sharia Law Is Compatible With Democracy

At this moment of thinking about the parallels between Islamic ideals and western democratic ideals, let me insert a couple of thoughts about Al-Qaeda and their ideological allies.

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Related Topix: Terrorism, US News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Oklahoma Government, Oklahoma

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Noozhawk

Jim Hightower: Spying by National Security Agency Is Here to Stay

On Monday, the Washington Post and the Guardian U.S. newspapers received the Pulitzer for Journalism Public Service for their reports on National Security Agency spying.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, ACLU

FreedomWorks

USA Freedom Act Would Restrict the NSA

Government goes to those who show up. FreedomWorks makes it easy to hold your elected officials accountable in our fully interactive Action Center.

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Related Topix: US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Representative Justin Amash

Sat Apr 12, 2014

NNDB

Neil Abercrombie

Teacher and state legislator elected to Congress in 1986, succeeding Cecil Heftel , who resigned his Congressional seat to run for Governor of Hawaii.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Neil Abercrombie, Democrat, Hawaii Government, Hawaii, 2012 Presidential Election

Examiner.com

The 'war of terror' by government agencies continues to flourish

The success of the 9/11 terrorist attack continues to raise its ugly head in some unlikely places.

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Related Topix: US News

Berkshire Eagle

Former US Attorney General Ashcroft to visit UMass

Former U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft is scheduled to speak at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, a year after another visiting Republican figure prompted protests at the liberal campus.

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Related Topix: UMass Amherst, Massachusetts, George Bush, W., US News

American Reporter

Make My DayTHE Feller is a Smeller

It's always time to worry when you hear that something has to be done, and done right away, or else a calamity of unimagined proportions will strike.

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Related Topix: US News, Social Security, Personal Finance, US Politics, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Senator Bernie Sanders

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Free Republic

Holder Admits That,If It Wanted,NSA Could Collect Searches,Emails Just Like Phone Metadata

During a recent House Judiciary Committee hearing concerning oversight, Rep. Zoe Lofgren decided to quiz Attorney General Eric Holder about the federal government's surveillance efforts, starting off with a rather simple question.

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Related Topix: US News

Politico

Goodlatte: NSA reform can't dodge Judiciary Committee

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte declared Thursday that he'll fight any effort to move National Security Agency surveillance reform legislation to the House floor without going through his panel.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bob Goodlatte, James Sensenbrenner, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Democrat, John Conyers

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Hill

Waiting for Goodlatte

The President recently announced his intention to reform telephone metadata collection under Section 215 of the USA Patriot Act.

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Related Topix: US News, Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, John Conyers, US House of Representatives, Republican, Mike Rogers, Dutch Ruppersberger

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Politico

Dueling dilemmas for NSA reform

Although behind-the-scene talks have picked up in recent days, lawmakers' appetite, the path and timing for reform remains far from clear.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Justin Amash, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Rogers, John Conyers, Democrat, Barack Obama

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Daily Kos

Midday open thread: Prosecuting James Clapper? Mapping lobsters, finding jobs in a tepid market

A senior House Republican pressed Attorney General Eric Holder Tuesday to prosecute Director of National Intelligence James Clapper for perjury over testimony he gave to a Senate committee last year denying that U.S. intelligence agencies were gathering data on large numbers of Americans.

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Related Topix: James R. Clapper, US News, Weather, Liberal Political News

Silicon Alley Insider

Here's Why This Democratic Candidate Would Love To Get Rand Paul's Endorsement

When the Democratic Maine Senate candidate imagines her ideal campaign rallies, she pictures herself sharing the stage with an unconventional political trio.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Susan Collins, Barack Obama, Privacy

Capital Weekly

U.S. Senate candidate ready for 'David and Goliath' race

Democratic U.S. Senate Candidate Shenna Bellows told Midcoast voters she understands the struggles of working Maine families, because she lives through them too.

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Related Topix: Maine, Activism, Middlebury College, Small Business, Personal Finance, ACLU, US News

Mon Apr 07, 2014

ZDNet

Supreme Court holds off on looking at legality of NSA bulk metadata collection a " for now

The case may end up at the Supreme Court eventually - but it likely won't end up there until lower courts hand it up the judicial chain.

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Related Topix: US Supreme Court, US News

Salon

Meet America's most progressive Senate nominee: Shenna Bellows of Maine

In a cycle which may see Democrats pick off zero GOP Senate seats, longtime Maine ACLU head Shenna Bellows is out to oust popular incumbent Susan Collins.

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Related Topix: Susan Collins, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, ACLU, Medicare, Health, Social Security, Personal Finance

Sun Apr 06, 2014

Daily Times

Pakistan rights groups decry - terror' laws : April 07, 2014,

LAHORE: Compared to the US Patriot Act by critics, some believe Pakistan law will foster more impunity, reports Al Jazeera.

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Related Topix: World News, Pakistan, Prison, US News, Activism,

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