American Public Disagrees with Peter King

By |June 13th, 2013|

"I'm neither traitor nor hero. I'm an American," Snowden told the South China Post, an English-language newspaper in Hong Kong, in an interview published on Wednesday. [Reuters] Edward Snowden [screen shot from UK Guardian video] CHARACTERIZATIONS of Edward Snowden are running wild across the media, which exploded when Rep. Peter King called him [...]

Senators Move to Declassify Secret FISA Rulings

By |June 11th, 2013|

In 1973, CIA Director James Schlesinger told Senate Armed Services Chairman John Stennis that he wished to brief him on a major upcoming operation. "No, no my boy," responded Senator Stennis. "Don't tell me. Just go ahead and do it, but I don't want to know." [Church Committee Created] LONG OVERDUE and today both Republican [...]

Putin Considering Asylum for Snowden

By |June 11th, 2013|

Russia has offered to consider an asylum request from the US whistleblower Edward Snowden, in the Kremlin's latest move to woo critics of the west. [Guardian] Edward Snowden [screen shot from UK Guardian video] ONE OF Russia's politicians has openly declared Edward Snowden a "human rights activist." The spokesperson for Vladimir Putin went [...]

Mika Brzezinski of MSNBC’s Morning Joe Makes Classic Mistake

By |June 10th, 2013|

Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Mika Brzezinski gets caught making the Obama administration's case on Morning Joe. IF YOU are going to read the White House case against Edward Snowden on air, as Mika Brzezinski did this morning on MSNBC's Morning Joe, at least begin by [...]

Twitter Upgraded with @HillaryClinton

By |June 10th, 2013|

Twitter gets a class upgrade. ... hair icon, pantsuit aficionado, glass ceiling cracker, TBD... - @HillaryClinton HILLARY hits Twitter. To quote my friend Peter Daou, Looks like @HillaryClinton is picking up about 1000 followers per minute. Thanks for the inspiration @asmith83 & @sllambe - I'll take it from here... #tweetsfromhillary— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) [...]

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IT Security Analyst Edward Snowden is NSA Whistblower

By |June 9th, 2013|

Edward Snowden [screen shot from UK Guardian video] "I understand that I will be made to suffer for my actions," but "I will be satisfied if the federation of secret law, unequal pardon and irresistible executive powers that rule the world that I love are revealed even for an instant." - Edward Snowden [...]

Greenwald: NSA Mining Data from Google, Facebook, Apple…

By |June 7th, 2013|

The Bush-Obama era.NSA grabs from giant tech firms Google, Facebook, Apple. Mr. Obama clearly had no intention of revealing this eavesdropping, just as he would not have acknowledged the killing of Anwar al-Awlaki, an American citizen, had it not been reported in the press. Even then, it took him more than a year [...]

#DisneySMMoms and Disneyland at $92/day

By |June 7th, 2013|

Disneyland is now for the elite. WHAT are #DisneySMMoms going to do about the elitism of expecting families to pay $92/day per ticket to enjoy Disneyland? The Disney Social Media Mom conference is trending on Twitter. What's not trending is the price tag that excludes the working and middle class families from enjoying [...]

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Guardian: Wide NSA Sweep of Americans Revealed

By |June 6th, 2013|

The court order appears to explain the numerous cryptic public warnings by two US senators, Ron Wyden and Mark Udall, about the scope of the Obama administration's surveillance activities. - Glenn Greenwald [Guardian] BIG BROTHER is listening, digging around, snooping and watching, with the NSA under President Obama being given authority that is nothing less [...]

Susan Rice, Samantha Power to Join Obama Admin

By |June 5th, 2013|

In a major shakeup of President Obama's foreign-policy inner circle, Tom Donilon, the national security adviser, is resigning and will be replaced by Susan E. Rice, the American ambassador to the United Nations, White House officials said on Tuesday. [New York Times] BREAKING this morning is news that two liberal interventionist females will be announced [...]