- A district court has ruled that the Department of Justice must comply with a Freedom of Information Act request filed by the Electronic Privacy Information Center.
- Writing at The Nation, FBI historian Athan Theoharis surveys the executive branch abuses of surveillance powers that prompted Congress to enact the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act in the first place.
- Blogger Digby argues that Democrats shouldn't be afraid to challenge White House lawlessness.
- The Office of Professional Responsibility is investigating the conduct of the DoJ lawyers who signed off on the program.
"No injuries were reported."
No one has a right to a Facebook platform, but purges can and should be criticized.
"This book will not be on our store shelves, and we will not promote it. That said, it will remain in our online catalogue."
The First Amendment doesn't come with an exception for "disinformation."
History and precedent both support impeachment trials for former federal officials.