The killings of several Christians by Islamist mobs in Egypt have been tied to the ouster of President Mohamed Morsi.
The Rio de Janeiro, Brazil-based newspaper O Globo reported on July 9 that former NSA contractor and whistleblower Edward Snowden had provided it with documents showing that the United States has been accumulating data on telephone calls and e-mails from several countries in Latin America, including Brazil, Colombia, and Mexico.
The comparison of the NSA to the East German STASI reflects the same problem of the surveillance state: Just who is sorting through the large amounts of data?
Australia’s scandal-infested Catholic Church is now paying a terrible penalty for its eagerness, almost half a century ago, to become a pensioner of Big Government. Let Americans study the results, and take warning.