Why Do They Call Statist Thugs “Conservative?”
Bill Quick

Why Suburbia Irks Some Conservatives | Newgeography.com For generations, politicians of both parties – dating back at least to Republican Herbert Hoover and Democrat Franklin Roosevelt – generally supported the notion of suburban growth and the expansion of homeownership. “A … Continue reading

Rational Ignoramuses Don’t Give A Damn Because They Have No Idea….
Bill Quick

Hacking Online Polls and Other Ways British Spies Seek to Control the Internet – The Intercept The secretive British spy agency GCHQ has developed covert tools to seed the internet with false information, including the ability to manipulate the results … Continue reading

Say, That GOP Congress Really Has A Handle on IRS Depredations, Doesn’t It?
Bill Quick

IRS revokes conservative group’s tax-exempt status over anti-Clinton statements: report – Washington Times The Internal Revenue Servicehas revoked the tax-exempt status of a conservative charity for making statements critical of Hillary Rodham Clinton and John Kerry, according to a USA … Continue reading

The Real Reason They Want Snowden Dead
Bill Quick

Making a deal with Edward Snowden: The grudging case for a plea bargain. True, as Gen. Keith Alexander, the head of NSA, worries, if Snowden is not punished, then others like him will not be deterred. There’s the nub of … Continue reading

Golden Oldie: At NSA, The Watchers Will Watch the Watchers
Bill Quick

NSA: No one “had a full understanding” of 2009 call-checking program | Ars Technica Larry Abramson, a national security reporter for National Public Radio, put his finger on one of the key problems with the way that the NSA’s entire … Continue reading