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Drunk With Power with Nobody to Stop Them
Originally Posted: 11/05/2013 - 4:32pm | Type: Blog

Fear sold the National Security Agency’s phenomenally intrusive program of spying on everyone and everything, but fear doesn’t explain it. Fear sold the National Security Agency’s ...

Cell Phone Spying: Would Jesus Even Care?
Originally Posted: 10/31/2013 - 11:52am | Type: Blog

For some, the collective reaction has been more of a collective shrug, as if such impositions should be expected from a global superpower that generally prefers to maintain that status. But for others, there’s ...

Report Says U.S. Tapped Cardinals’ Phones Ahead of Conclave
Originally Posted: 10/30/2013 - 5:15pm | Type: Blog

The National Security Agency spied on cardinals as they prepared to select the new pope — perhaps including even Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio, who emerged from last spring’s conclave as Pope Francis, a leading Ita ...

When the Government Lies, a Covenant is Broken
Originally Posted: 06/19/2013 - 10:39am | Type: Blog

After denials and evasions, we learned that two successive administrations lied to the American public about unprecedented spying on ordinary citizens. After denials and evasions, ...