The strange journey of Edward Snowden may have taken another bizarre turn, as the head of a KGB veterans group in Moscow has reported that Snowden, the whistleblower on the National Security Agency's secret collection of America's phone records and electronic messages, has applied for membership in the organization of former members of Russia's secret police.
A verdict has been reached in the court martial of Bradley Manning, but the judge will wait until Tuesday to announce her decision.
Seven government vehicles arrived outside the Bayside Collective in Olympia, Washington, where federal agents with guns drawn seized business records and about $2,500 worth of marijuana in a raid Wednesday morning, according to a report on King TV, Channel 5, the NBC affiliate in Seattle. King 5.com, citing an unnamed source in the U.S. attorney's office, said Bayside was one of four dispensaries raided in the Seattle area in the culmination of two-year investigation, with the evidence to go before a grand jury in September. The action was taken pursuant to federal law banning the sales or dispensing of marijuana, despite its legalization for recreational as well as medicinal use by referenda measures adopted by voters in Washington and Colorado last November.
"When's the last time a president put out an emergency statement against an amendment?" Rep. Justin Amash tweeted late Tuesday night in reference to Obama's response to Amash's amendment to cut the funding of the NSA's massive collection of citizens' phone records. "The Washington elites fear liberty. They fear you," he added.
The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday is scheduled to debate an amendment to curb the National Security Agency's collection of records of billions of phone calls.
"I'm not a lady, I'm a reporter" was the Helen Thomas retort at being told ladies were not allowed at President Jimmy Carter's Bible class.
Best-selling author Brad Thor has offered to buy George Zimmerman a new gun and all the ammunition he wants after the federal Department of Justice Department blocked the release of evidence from Zimmerman's murder trial.
More and more, colleges are becoming venues where left-wing professors attempt to indoctrinate students with liberal views, instead of focusing on academics.
A federal judge in Washington, D.C., Friday sharply challenged the Obama administration's claim that the president's decision to target Americans overseas for killing by drone strikes may not be subject to judicial review.