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  • Greenwald on ‘coming’ leak: NSA can obtain one billion cell phone calls a day, store them and listen

    06/30/2013 12:32:19 PM PDT · by opentalk · 73 replies
    RT ^ | June 29, 2013
    The NSA has a “brand new” technology that enables one billion cell phone calls a day to be redirected into its data hoards and stored, according to the Guardian’s Glenn Greenwald, who said that a new leak of Snowden’s documents was ‘coming soon.’ Calling it part of a “globalized system to destroy all privacy,” and the enduring creation of a climate of fear, Greenwald outlined the capabilities of the NSA to store every single call while having“the capability to listen to them at any time,” while speaking via Skype to the Socialism Conference in Chicago, on Friday. Greenwald was the...
  • CBO: Obamacare to Cover Millions Fewer Than Before Supreme Court Decision (30 Mill. still uninsured)

    07/25/2012 7:27:32 AM PDT · by Qbert · 6 replies
    Heritage ^ | July 24, 2012 | Kathryn Nix
    Earlier today, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released an updated cost estimate for Obamacare that showed that the law will cost less over 10 years than last predicted—because fewer people will be covered. Now, although Obamacare spends more than $1 trillion, CBO predicts it will leave 30 million Americans uninsured, falling far short of what was promised. The reason for the changes to the law’s cost projection is the recent Supreme Court ruling. Though the Court allowed Obamacare’s individual mandate to stand as a tax, it deemed a separate provision—the Medicaid expansion—to be unconstitutional. As a result, states can choose...
  • Axelrod Won’t Say Mandate Is A Tax

    06/29/2012 8:08:08 AM PDT · by Nachum · 48 replies
    Free Beacon ^ | 6/29/12 | staff
    Axelrod spinning
  • Roberts' Ruling Took Guts

    06/29/2012 5:34:04 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 71 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 29, 2012 | Jonah Goldberg
    Why not just cut open a goat and be done with it? In ancient Rome, a special kind of priest called a haruspex would "read" the entrails of sheep to divine the will of the gods, the health of the growing season, or whatever else was weighing on the minds of men. Because animal guts don't, in fact, impart that much information about, say, next year's wheat harvest, the haruspices (called "auspices" in Latin -- from which we get the English word) could pretty much make it up as they went along. The same went for the auguries (priests who...