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[OPINION] Obama, NSA Spying & The Dangers Of Secretive, Authoritarian Government

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Recent reports indicating that President Obama was aware of and personally approved an NSA program that involved spying on the personal communications of various international leaders, including German Chancellor Angela Merkel, have once again highlighted the deception and intransigence of the Obama administration in dealing with the revelations that the National Security Agency has been acting outside the bounds of the law, sucking up electronic communications the world over.

Supreme Court to hear greenhouse gas case

Source: The Hill Author: Ben Geman The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to review whether the Environmental Protection Agency has the power to require greenhouse gas permits for big stationary pollution sources such as power plants, factories and refineries. The…

[OPINION] Stop Demonizing Iran

Not everyone wants the United States to improve relations with Iran. Some prefer war instead. Not because Iran is a threat to the American people, or the Israelis, but because a friendly Iran would no longer furnish the convenient enemy the hawks in the United States and Israel need.

World Vasectomy Day is Oct. 18

World Vasectomy Day is being held on Oct. 18, when surgeons around the world have undertaken to perform the operation, in many cases before a live audience while others will be filmed. The event will be launched in front of a live…

Obituary: Novelist Tom Clancy

Tom Clancy, who has died aged 66, was the author of gung-ho techno-military thrillers which generated many millions of dollars, a number of successful films, and a franchise of equally popular – and profitable – video games. In Clancy’s books,…