As more and more people use encryption to protect their data, surveillance hawks at all levels — local, state, and federal — continue to seek ways around the privacy protections offered by that encryption. A recently published court filing from California shows that the hawks are stooping to new lows in their treatment of the constitutional protections afforded to people’s data.

Expressing nostalgia for the days when just three establishment-controlled propaganda organs dominated the public narrative, President Obama lashed out at what he called the “wild, wild west” media landscape that allows non-establishment voices and viewpoints to be heard. Claiming that “censorship” would not be the answer, Obama called for Americans to submit to a vaguely defined (presumably government-run) “curating function” that would help “discard” unapproved information. Critics, though, warned that an increasingly desperate establishment was plotting all-out war on freedom of the press and the free Internet.

With the Goldman Sachs speech revelations, we can read some pretty important information about what Hillary Clinton thinks — privately.

A large number of FBI agents and Department of Justice attorneys who worked on the investigation of Hillary Clinton for her handling of e-mails containing classified information were dismayed by FBI Director James Comey’s decision that the Bureau would not charge Clinton with a crime.

More than one million Americans are going to lose their ObamaCare exchange plans next year, and many will have to settle for more expensive and less generous coverage.

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