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by Kevin Zeese (The Raw Story)

The National Security Agency has been spying on a Baltimore anti-war group, going so far as to document the inflating of protesters' balloons, and intended to deploy units trained to detect weapons of mass destruction

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ISN SECURITY WATCH

New revelations have surfaced regarding the alleged operation of secret prisons in Europe by the CIA, with a Swiss newspaper publishing details of an intercepted message sent by Egyptian officials.

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cNET

President Bush signed into law a prohibition on posting "annoying" Web messages or sending "annoying" e-mail messages without disclosing your true identity. It's OK to flame someone on a mailing list or in a blog as long as yo

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UPI

For the first time in 27 years there may not be an Intelligence Authorization Act passed in Congress. The bill was blocked in the Senate by a Republican lawmaker in a dispute over requiring reports on secret detention facilities and access to pre-war

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by Pat M. Holt (Christian Science Monitor)

Congress is in an uproar over the Bush administration's use of warrantless wiretaps against Americans. And well it might be. But to find the culprit, Congress has only to look in a mirror. The sad truth is that Congress does not want to exercise

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Arianna Huffington

So, in case you, like me, run into Republicans in the course of your life -- or even if you only run into them on TV -- and feel the need for a quick response to set the record straight, here is a handy pocket guide.

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Associated Press

The top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee told President Bush Wednesday that the White House broke the law by withholding information from the full congressional oversight committees about a new domestic surveillance program.

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Washington Post

President Bush accused Democrats yesterday of blocking a full reauthorization of the USA Patriot Act for political reasons, as the White House stepped up an aggressive campaign to defend the president's terrorism-fighting authority.

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The Smirking Chimp blog

Fox news interviewed John Loftus, Formers Justice Department Prosectutor who states that he has an inside scoop that "the Republican Party has asked the British Secret Service to bug phones of American political Candidates. "

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After Downing Street

Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld admitted that he "ghosted" a detainee, meaning that he made the decision to hold a prisoner without keeping any records of the fact. Most effectively stripped of all rights by keeping their imprisonment sec

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Reuters

President George W. Bush on Friday signed legislation extending key provisions of the anti-terrorism USA Patriot Act until February 3, despite earlier objecting to anything short of a permanent renewal.

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Alternative Press Review

On the orders of the Bush administration, the NSA eavesdropped on the private conversations and e-mail of its own employees, employees of other U.S. intelligence agencies and their contacts in the media, Congress, and oversight agencies and offices.

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