Your Tax Dollars Are Funding a Database of Political Tweets, 'Misinformation'

Robby Soave Reason.com 8/25/2014

The federal government is sponsoring a creepy social media research project: The aim is to produce a database of politically disfavored tweets, misinformation, and “other social pollution.” The grant for the project—made by the National Science Foundation to Indiana University—was discovered by The Washington Free Beacon’s Elizabeth Harrington, who writes:

The […]

NSA Whistleblower reveals scary details of government’s spying ability

…their statement about we don’t have content is an outright lie…

 

Glenn Beck 6/7/2013

Last night, news broke that the federal government has been tapping into the servers of nine major internet companies allowing them to access phone records, e-mail, web chats, photographs and documents. Microsoft, Yahoo, Google, Facebook, PalTalk, AOL, Skype, […]

Meghan McCain vs. Iowahawk: Dare to take a guess?

Jim Treacher The DC Trawler The Daily Caller 5/8/2013

…I wasn’t rooting for Mark Sanford to beat [whatever Stephen Colbert’s sister’s name is] for that South Carolina Congressional seat, and I was vaguely embarrassed that he got the nomination in the first place. But he won, and he’s not a socialist jailbird like his opponent. […]

Report: CBS News ‘Frustrated’ With Attkisson’s Benghazi Coverage

Ben Shapiro Breitbart.com Big Journalism 8 May 2013

On Wednesday morning, Politico reported — on the heels of a glowing Washington Post profile of CBS News journalist Sheryl Attkisson, who has covered the Benghazi attacks of September 11, 2012 in detail – that CBS News is unhappy with Attkison. Dylan Byers reports that CBS News […]

I Have Seen The Future And It Is Sandy

T.L. Davis TL in Exile 11/2/2012

…These catastrophes only foreshadow the inevitable economic collapse. It can be instructive to see how people act when they cannot get fuel, when they have no electricity, when they can’t charge the phones on which they have become so dependent. It will get worse…

…Nothing would have prevented Sandy […]

Chuck Schumer to Staten Island Resident: 'I Know What You're Going Through, Sweetheart.'

Hurricane Sandy struck with a vengeance on Oct. 29, 2012, causing unprecedented destruction as 80 mph winds and record storm surges wreaked havoc across the East Coast, flooding tunnels, destroying homes and leaving more than 8 million without power. The superstorm is one of the costliest to ever hit the region, with property […]