Congresswoman Jane Harman is indignant. A National Security Agency wiretap reportedly picked up her conversation seeking favors from a suspected Israeli agent in return for Harman lobbying the Justice Department to drop the lawsuit against AIPAC’s former top officials. Harman denies the charge and swears that her good name has been defiled. (Har!). Harman sent […]
Archive | April, 2009
Obama proudly declared yesterday that ours is a “nation of laws” at the same time he announced that CIA torturers would not be prosecuted for their crimes. Life in Washington is one damn paradox after another. Kudos to the American Civil Liberties Union for their lawsuit that compelled the disclosure of the torture memos yesterday. […]
The New York Times revealed last night that the National Security Agency has been illegally spying on legions of Americans’ email and phone calls. Congress vastly expanded the NSA’s surveillance purview last year – but the NSA has chosen to go much further. The Times noted that the NSA may have spied on one congressman […]
I will be interviewed on Internet radio today at 5 pm by Katherine Albrecht, the author of the influential expose Spychips and a leading anti-surveillance activist. You can listen live here [click on Stream 2] The show will also be available for 24 hours here. [click on 0416092.mp3 ]
Check online here for a podcast/MP3 of the interview today with KOA talk show host Mike Rosen on AmeriCorps and mandatory service. Maybe today’s show will help AmeriCorps reach its 2009 goals for Colorado recruiting.
Brian Wilson and I had a fun time today paying tribute to editorial writers, politicians, and AmeriCorps volunteers. You can listen or download the Mp3 or podcast here.
Due to a scheduling glitch in Toledo, the show slotted for today at 5 pm with Brian Wilson will actually take place Wednesday, 4 to 5 pm.