A bill that would protect citizens of California from indefinite detention under the NDAA is headed for the floor of the state Senate.
Recent revelations by the Washington Post have confirmed that NSA abuse of Americans' privacy through unconstitutional warrantless surveillance is far more prevalent than agency requests for information on terrorists. And these revelations have also put to lie President Obama's claims that there has been no abuse of privacy by the NSA.
In a brief filed in a federal court, Google claims that users have no expectation of privacy with regard to e-mail content.
Kirsten Lombard of the Wisconsin 9/12 Project briefly describes "Farmland Preservation Agreements" and "Conservation Easements," programs that the State of Wisconsin offers to property owners.
North Carolina Republican Governor Pat McCrory signed a voter ID bill into law on August 12. The new law, which will go into effect for the 2016 elections, will require all voters to present a valid government-issued photo ID at the polls.
On its surface, the ruling against New York City's "stop and frisk" policy is encouraging. Digging deeper, however, reveals that little will change. New Yorkers will continue to suffer the indignities of "stop and frisk."
Relying on a loophole in FISA, the NSA is conducting active and warrantless surveillance of the electronic communications of Americans.
The Obama administration’s Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is under fire after announcing a proposed executive decree to make American neighborhoods more “diverse.” Under the new HUD policy, dubbed “Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing,” the federal government will gather and track data on “segregation” and “discrimination” across America before deploying a wide range of social-engineering schemes to ensure more “diversity” in U.S. neighborhoods. Some analysts say there is an even broader agenda at work.
In his Aug. 9 press conference, President Obama seems to have paved the way for a government admission that the NSA is recording the telephone calls of millions of Americans.
The New York Times reported August 8 that the National Security Agency has been searching through the e-mail messages of the American people on a massive scale, even in some instances where the messages are not to or from foreigners residing abroad.