Tag Archives | Surveillance

My Cheney Tribute is now online

The American Conservative has posted my piece on Cheney’s revelation that he is exempt from federal law regarding national security secrets. Here are a few paragraphs from the piece: The “my wish is the law’s command

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American Conservative prints my hit on Lawless Dick Cheney

The new issue of American Conservative (3/27/06) contains my hit on Cheney’s latest lawlessness.  Here is the first paragraph: “The biggest surprise from the shooting of Harry Worthington was Dick Cheney’s announcement that he is entitled to declassify national security secrets. Such declassifications raise the question of whether the president and vice president possess unlimited discretion […]

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National Security Agency spying piece now online + Update

My review on James Risen’s A State of War is now online at American Conservative. The spying scandal continues to show Washington at its best. Yesterday, Republicans on the Senate Intelligence Committee agreed to support a legislative reform to the FISA law to legalize Bush’s actions. One key change:   Feds would be allowed to wiretap […]

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FFF Launches my Op-ed on Surveillance; early hate mail

The Future of Freedom Foundation posted & sent out today my op-ed on how the current NSA wiretapping scandal paves the way to repeat police state atrocities of the 1960s.  Here are a couple paragraphs from the piece: Many Americans have shrugged off the recent controversy over illegal wiretaps because they assume that the government […]

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