By Martin Bosworth I have little to say about the Kabuki theater that is Elliot Spitzer’s fall from grace, so aptly summed up is the situation by my man Motherwell over here. […]
The Reyes Doctrine: speak loudly and cower like a whipped cur
On February 14 Silvestre Reyes, Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, crawled up in Dubya’s grille and dropped some righteous nard-stomping pro-democracy rhetoric on his punk ass. We were […]
"We will not fear George W. Bush"
President Bush yesterday took as harsh a one-two beatdown as he has endured in the entire seven cynical, corrupt years of his doomed presidency. First Silvestre Reyes, Chairman of the House Permanent […]
A FISA Quotabull
Liability protection is critical to securing the private sectorâ€™s cooperation with our intelligence efforts. … The Senate has passed a good bill and it has shown that protecting our nation is not […]
FISA Failure Postscript: The battle continues
By Martin Bosworth I live in Washington, D.C. For those who don’t know, that means I have no Senator or official Representative to speak for me in Congress. I have a shadow […]
Sen. Clinton fails own standard; time to end her campaign
Feb. 12, 2008 The Honorable Hillary Clinton United States Senate Washington, D.C. 20510 Dear Sen. Clinton, When I stepped into the voting booth in the New York state primary Feb. 5, I […]
Dodd: "Weâ€™ve just sanctioned the single largest invasion of privacy in American history."
Yup, that’s about the size of it.
FISA Fight: Senate passes telecom immunity and flips the bird to America
Earlier today, Sam asked a very important question: When it comes to convincing the public that it’s somehow justifiable to give a pass to corporations that illegally spied on Americans without a […]
Telecom immunity: how stupid do you think we are?
It’s FISA Day in your Senate – amazing how this was scheduled for Potomac Primary Day, huh? – and Matt Browner Hamlin has the agenda up at Holdfast. My big issue is […]
Bush authorizes the NSA to police the Internet–but it'll be AT&T doing the policing
By Martin Bosworth Following up on my post from a little while back discussing Director of National Intelligence Mike McConnell’s desire to police the Internet, the Washington Post’s Ellen Nakashima confirmed last […]