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Senate Intelligence Committee Says US Security System Flawed

The Senate Intelligence Committee reports the US national security system is suffering from systematic failures. Specifically, the committee issued a report saying problems that were first indicated from the 9/11 attack are still present. The report says the National Counterterrorism…

Senators Criticize Facebook Security Policy

Three Democratic Senators held a press conference last week to criticize Facebook’s new information policy, which allows Facebook to share more information to third parties without user’s consent. The new privacy setting requires users to opt-out, rather than opt-in, to…

Will Stevens Replacement Be Opposed No Matter What?

Post by Randall Ryder As soon as Justice Stevens announced he was stepping down, conservatives began preparing for a battle against an alleged "liberal replacement." Now there is buzz that liberals will oppose a replacement who is not liberal enough. Conservatives…

Senate Subpoenas Documents From Obama Administration

The Senate Homeland Security and Homeland Affairs Committee has subpoena the Obama administration for documents related to last years Fort Hood shooting. The shooting occurred last year at an army base, when an army psychiatrist shot and killed thirteen people.…

Who Will Obama Appoint to Replace Justice Stevens?

Supreme Court Justice Stevens has announced he will step down during Obama’s presidency to help ensure his replacement will maintain the current idealogical balance on the court. The Supreme Court has 9 justices, and most cases are decided by a…

Are there Legitimate Constitutional Challenges to the Health Care Bill?

Post by Randall Ryder Republican lawmakers, among others, are criticizing the recently passed health care reform bill on grounds that it violates the US Constitution. Digging deeper, are these legitimate challenges to the bill? I am unequivocally in favor of health…