Snowden: Private Explicit Photos Often Shared By NSA Agents

Sex on laptop computer. Pornography In an interview published by The Guardian on Sunday, NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden explained that sometimes racy images intercepted by the NSA were shared by analysts. During the interview, which was conducted in Russia, Snowden said that some of the American military personnel working on the NSA's programs were between 18 and 22 and did not always […]

Agenda 21: Home Sweet Home in Freight Shipping Containers

kalkins-shipping-container-homes While the world is sizzling and percolating in conflicts and wars, and U.S. is roiling in manufactured crisis after crisis, real or imagined emergencies, overwhelmed by the constant invasion of illegal immigrants, The Washington Post writes on the front page, "Thinking inside the box on D.C. housing costs," living in repurposed dinged freight shipping containers. […]

The Importance of Knowing American History

ahistorycollage "We hold these truths to be self-evident; that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness." The passage I just read, of course, is from the most well known freedom document in the world – our […]

Spy Games: British Agency Has Hacking Tool to Control the Internet

hasker_tools British spy agency, GCHQ, has developed hacker tools to invade citizens' privacy and control the Internet, according to documents released by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden. The tools can seed the internet with false information, including the ability to manipulate the results of online polls, artificially inflate pageview counts on websites, "amplif[y]" sanctioned messages on YouTube, […]

Republicans Demand Financial Protection Bureau Produce Emails in $55 Million Project that Cost $215 Million

BN-DN302_0702cf_G_20140702145152 Republicans are ordering the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to grant access to over 60 emails regarding its decision to engage in costly and extensive renovations, including plans for a four-story glass staircase, the Hill reports. Ire from the Republican camp is mostly due to a report released earlier this month by the Federal Reserve inspector general, which it […]

DC Decriminalizes Pot - Obama Tells Feds To Not Interfere with States’ Rights Issue

pot-law For Washington, D.C. residents caught with marijuana, the penalty is now a $25 fine, similarly to littering. Unless its on Washington, D.C.'s abundance of federal land where marijuana possession still carries a hefty penalty. Passed by the D.C. City Council in March, the decriminalization law significantly reduces the penalty for small-scale possession, which previously included fines […]

No to Impeachment of Obama – Yes to Lawsuit = Democrats & Republicans win while the American People get the Shaft

Barack_Obama_and_John_Boehner_enjoying_Saint_Patricks_Day_2014 Recently, the Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, little Johnny Boehner, proclaimed that, "Every member of Congress swore an oath to preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States. So did President Obama. But too often over the past five years, the president has circumvented the American people and their elected […]