Public servants acting as public masters

CIA responded to Obama’s acquiescence when it spied on the Senate Intelligence Committee.

Glenn Harlan Reynolds USA Today 8/3/2014

“Nothing could be further from the truth. I mean, we wouldn’t do that.” That was CIA Director John Brennan’s answer in March when Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., charged the CIA with breaking into computers used by […]

'Pelosinado' Crosses Aisle Twice, Calls Rep. Marino 'Insignificant'

The David Madeira Show 8/2/2014

In what ABC News is calling “an unusual breach of decorum, even for the divided Congress, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi chased local Rep. Tom Marino across the House floor…”

What most media reports are overlooking is that she not only chased him, she further violated protocol by addressing him […]

Bill Harming Online Privacy Moving Through Congress

Nicole Ozer Technology and Civil Liberties Policy Director ACLU of Northern California 7/27/2011

Today, the House Judiciary Committee is voting whether to approve legislation that would create a sweeping new provision requiring Internet companies (email, cloud, social networking, and more) to collect and retain hundreds of millions of records about the identity of online users. […]