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The Media’s Collective Amnesia Regarding James Clapper

The Director of National Intelligence, James Clapper, who admitted to lying to the National Committee of Intelligence last year about the scope of domestic NSA data collection, has recently testified in front of Congress, claiming that the information provided by … Continue reading

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Glenn Greenwald: Our First Amendment Barometer

Glenn Greenwald is the intrepid journalist that was contacted by Edward Snowden last summer to disclose the fact that the NSA is accessing large swaths of data- from within the US and without- by harvesting massive amounts of information shared … Continue reading

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Obama’s Hubris: The Drone “Rule Book”

Over the weekend the New York Times reported that President Obama- feeling slightly ambiguous about the election’s outcome- decided that it was imperative that his administration define more clearly, the legal process behind drone strikes, out of a supposed fear … Continue reading

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Double Standard Democracy

Over the weekend I listened to a few American pundits discuss the egregious situation in Syria, and how the international community should be condemning Russia for supplying weapons and money to the Assad regime.  As most of us are aware, … Continue reading

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Obama’s Executive Privileges

Yesterday two events transpired that did much to underscore Obama’s continued penchant for selective transparency.  Over the last few weeks Obama has been criticized for allegedly leaking classified information viewed to be politically profitable, while simultaneously directing his DOJ not to confirm or … Continue reading

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Secret Leaks: What’s at Stake?

In the rapidly unfolding saga of alleged “security leaks” from the Obama administration, another new development, shocking in its audacity but unsurprising in its servile protection of power, reveals that my prior skepticism of the forthcoming investigation has proven warranted.  The attorneys appointed by … Continue reading

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