Five Things About Bobby Jindal’s Energy Plan

Amy Harder The Wall Street Journal 16 Sep 2014

Gov. Bobby Jindal of Louisiana hopes to emerge as a leading policy thinker in the field of potential GOP presidential candidates. He released an energy plan Tuesday that in some ways is more nuanced and moderate than ideas espoused by other candidates. The 43-year-old governor’s energy […]

Clapper: NSA performed warrantless searches on Americans' calls and emails

NSA used ‘back door’ to search Americans’ communications Director of national intelligence confirms use of new legal rule Data collected under ‘Prism’ and ‘Upstream’ programs

 

Spencer Ackerman The Guardian [UK] 1 April 2014

US intelligence chiefs have confirmed that the National Security Agency has used a “back door” in surveillance law to perform […]

Senators Predicted Obamacare’s Negative Side Effects

$1.058 trillion in new taxes, five million insurance cancellations

Elizabeth Harrington The Washington Free Beacon 4/1/2014

Sens. Tom Coburn (R., Okla.) and John Barrasso (R., Wyo.) released a new report Tuesday evening highlighting Obamacare’s failures, including forcing millions of Americans off their health insurance plans and adding $1 trillion in new taxes.

The senators, both […]

Spying: Obama Knew

Glenn Reynolds Instapundit 3/5/2014

SPYING: OBAMA KNEW. Obama knew CIA secretly monitored intelligence committee, senator claims. “Independent observers were unaware of a precedent for the CIA spying on the congressional committees established in the 1970s to check abuses by the intelligence agencies.” That’s because such spying is illegal. I wonder who else, inside and outside […]

Obamacare Time Bomb: Heirs May Face Bill for Your Healthcare

Jennifer G. Hickey Newsmax 15 Jan 2014

Millions of new enrollees are signing up for Medicaid due to its expansion under Obamacare, but many will be shocked to learn that their estates can be held liable for the costs of their healthcare.

As part of the 1993 budget reconciliation bill, Congress required states to implement […]

Edward Snowden: the whistleblower behind revelations of NSA surveillance

The 29-year-old source behind the biggest intelligence leak in US history explains his motives, his future and why he never intended on hiding in the shadows

The Guardian [UK] 09 Jun 2013

NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden: ‘I do not expect to see home again’ Booz Allen Hamilton: Edward Snowden’s US contracting firm US surveillance has […]