Nicholas Merrill is planning to revolutionize online privacy with a concept as simple as it is ingenious: a telecommunications provider designed from its inception to shield its customers from surveillance
Ecuador's Galapagos Islands, lying 1,000 km (621 miles) off-shore in the Pacific Ocean, are famed as the natural laboratory that inspired Charles Darwin to develop the theory of evolution.
President Says Gov't Spying on Citizens “a Modest Encroachment on 4th Amendment Rights” Reports this last week that the federal government is compiling records of every phone call made in America and securing copies of every email and Internet pos
"The people who do [create accountability for those in power]are heroes. They are the embodiment of heroism. They do it knowing exactly what is likely to be done to them by the planet's most powerful government, but they do it regardless."
Just because the whole world seems to be talking about closing Guantanamo Bay prison — not to mention the President of the United States — doesn’t mean it’s going to happen any time soon.
An Internal Revenue Service official at the center of the agency's latest scandal told lawmakers Thursday that an expensive conference held in 2010 conformed to existing rules, though he acknowledged it was not the best use of taxpayer money.
Volunteers have been enlisted to approach dog owners who leave their pet’s poop behind, and to strike up a conversation with the goal of finding out the name of the dog. "With the name of the dog and the breed it was possible to identify the owner
The Internal Revenue Service said 2 managers who attended a conference the agency held in Southern California in 2010 have been placed on administrative leave for accepting free food and other gifts in violation of government ethics standards.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signed legislation into law that prevents the public release of crime scene photos and video evidence from the Connecticut school shootings that took the lives of 20 first graders and six school employees.
The U.S. government announced Tuesday that it would be going forward with long-discussed plans to auction federal leases off the Atlantic Ocean coast for the development of offshore wind energy.
Every once in awhile Harry Reid realizes another six years have sped by. He then feels obliged, like a salmon seeking out the quiet stream of its birth, to fly to Nevada.
As of 28 May, anyone in Colorado over the age of 21 can legally grow, buy and use marijuana recreationally.
There is a war being waged against real food -
Ours is truly an Age of Statistics. In a country and an era that worships statistical data as super "scientific," as offering us the keys to all knowledge, a vast supply of data of all shapes and sizes pours forth upon us. Mostly, it pours forth from
A man took his concerns about pedestrian safety into his own hands by painting his own crosswalk, much to the chagrin of police who arrested him for FELONY vandalism. Fresh out on bail and back on his block, he received a hero’s welcome
Whether it’s the Department of Justice turning journalism into a criminal act, the IRS going after political enemies, or our Noble Peace Prize winning President droning thousands of innocent men, women and children all over the world with flying robo
DOJ to Crack Down on Excessive Criticism of Muslims Bill Killian, the US Attorney for the Eastern district of Tennessee, says that social media comments critical of Islam that the Department of Justice deems “excessive” will be subject to “enforce
The total number of people in the United States now receiving federal disability benefits hit a record 10,978,040 in May, up from 10,962,532 million in April, according to newly released data from the Social Security Administration.
Spy program part of Orwellian plan to have children report on their mother & father
The U.S. Senate recently had an opportunity to vote on a farm bill amendment that would have supported the rights of states to mandate GMO labeling laws.
Three schools in Polk County, Fla have had to cancel a new program after the schools subjected their students to iris scans without informing any parents. Reports were confirmed Wednesday that Daniel Jenkins Academy, a high school, Davenport School o
In October, the City Council of this Central Texas town voted unanimously to purchase advanced electric meters, known as smart meters, for the city-owned electric utility. But some residents resisted, and the smart meter vote played a large role in l
There were times this past week when it seemed like the 19th-century Know-Nothing Party had returned to Washington. President Obama insisted he knew nothing about major decisions in the State Dept, or the Justice Dept, or the IRS.
"Okay, Glass. Who's that?"
Principia-Scientific.org is a site aimed at restoring legitimate scientific principles to the world.
Reality Check Connection Between IRS management Lois Lerner & Cindy Thomas
The tornado that hit Moore, Okla., on Monday (May 23) killed an estimated two dozen people and caused devastating property damage.
Turns out the wealthy didn’t lose the 2012 election; rather, the Republican rich lost to the Democratic rich.
Pelosi Absolves President in Spate of Scandals House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif) sought to absolve President Obama from any blame in the burgeoning plume of scandals surrounding his Administration by forcefully asserting that “he doesn'