Robotic assassination campaigns directed from the Oval Office. Cyber espionage programs launched at the president's behest. Surveillance on an industrial scale.
Police arrested a 47-year-old New York man accused of filling up 30 five-gallon Home Depot buckets with gasoline. He collected money from his neighbors, bought gas at a Valero station almost 80 miles away and planned to bring it back to his neighborh
Two leaders in the European home education movement, a father from Sweden and a German mother, drew tears from the audience as they told a packed conference room about life in exile and the heart-rending decision to flee abroad.
The medical marijuana industry in Israel is growing rapidly
Ron Paul and Gary Johnson in a New Movie Criticizing Washington Politics: OfByFor is a Must See
Reid Vows to Thwart President Romney Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev) issued a stern warning to voters against electing Governor Mitt Romney as president. “Mr. Romney is touting himself as someone who can work with members of the oppo
The first trickle of federal funds has started to go out after Hurricane Sandy — $29 million to rebuild highways, $30 million to hire temporary workers to help with the cleanup. But lawmakers are just beginning to tally what is certain to be a multib
Expect destructive feedback loops
With New York City’s mass transit in the early stages of coming back on-line due to the overwhelming amount of damage caused by Superstorm Sandy, Mayor Bloomberg is taking a proactive approach to keeping street traffic in Manhattan at a manageable le
Buckyballs, the popular magnetic desktop toy (for grown-ups!), are being discontinued by Maxfield & Oberton, who released a snarky statement explaining why. "Due to baseless and relentless legal badgering by the US Consumer Product Safety Commission
In a prescient New York Times article in September, scientists warned that New York City could become paralyzed for a month or more if a storm—or rising sea levels caused by climate change—caused significant flooding.
Most Americans have never heard of the National Response Coordination Center, but they’re lucky it exists on days of lethal winds and flood tides.
When pundits name-check “the welfare-warfare state,” we usually mean, and are usually understood to mean, something along the lines of “bread and circuses at home, military adventurism abroad.”
The vindictive humiliation of Pakistan's most popular politician shows the US government's intolerance for dissent
World View: The enhanced use of unmanned attack planes is at the heart of American foreign policy
America has over 44 million people on Food Stamps. The food stamps program's real name is Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).
Defense Secretary Justifies Inaction in Benghazi Attack US Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta explained that the US military commander for Africa, General Carter Ham, the chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Martin Dempsey, and himself
The UK government is trying to ban raw milk and sending police out to harass people who sell it.
The Pentagon’s secretive drone and commando base in the Horn of Africa is getting a lot bigger and a lot busier as the U.S. doubles down on its shadowy campaign of air strikes, robot surveillance and Special Operation Forces raids in the terror haven
Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne was cited Wednesday for leaving the scene of a hit-and-run accident earlier this year.
Says New Govt. Needed to 'Counter Syria'
Over the past two years, the Obama administration has been secretly developing a new blueprint for pursuing terrorists, a next-generation targeting list called the “disposition matrix.”
Lessons of History - Coup of 1953
$122 million innovation hub could speed the development of devices for making fuel from water and sunlight.
I grew up in a socialist country. And I have seen what that does to people. There is no hope, no freedom. No pride in achievement.
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Americans are re-asserting their 4th Amendment rights
How misleading can a “news” article get? Try this headline: “Federal Reserve bombing plot foiled in NYC”.
We have reached that point in the election cycle— hardly for the first time—where we are compelled to choose between voting for the lesser of two or three or four evils and not voting at all.
I can't claim to be a libertarian or an anarcho-capitalist. I live in a nation state under the current rules, as serfs once lived under the rule of liege lords. Many of the people around me see this state of affairs as an improvement over previous ti