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NSA has been logging your phone calls since 9/11

USAToday reports: The National Security Agency has been secretly collecting the phone call records of tens of millions of Americans, using data provided by AT&T, Verizon and BellSouth, people with direct knowledge of the arrangement told USA TODAY. The NSA program reaches into homes and businesses across the nation by amassing information about the calls […]

NSA tells DOJ to take a hike

The Department of Justice has decided to give up it’s investigation into the illegal wiretapping by the NSA. My guess is that it went something like this: DOJ: Bad NSA, you’ve been wiretapping without warrants. NSA: Yea, um, it’s for, um, the war on terrorists… yea, that’s it. DOJ: Mmmmmmkay, we need to see some […]

The week in review

Last week was pretty busy. There was the Senate Bill that may restrict freedom of the press: "The bill would make it a crime to tell the American people that the president is breaking the law, and the bill could make it a crime for the newspapers to publish that fact," said Martin, a civil liberties […]