At one time, points out Steve Chapman, Barack Obama ran against an incumbent president who championed the surveillance state—but then announced that he was more trustworthy than his predecessor to exercise such powers. The fact that Obama trusted himself with these powers is ample reason the rest of us shouldn't. Now, the president finally said he wants to finally put domestic phone records collection under tighter control than before. It's about time.
Jonathan Vanderhagen believes a judge doomed his son to an early death. The judge says Vanderhagen's Facebook posts were intimidating.
Conservatives deploy state power to go after speech they don't like.
Many arms of government are unpopular with large swathes of the American population.
It took a jury 26 minutes to decide that Jonathan Vanderhagen wasn't guilty.
Navy Confirms Authenticity of UFO Videos Published by Blink-182 Frontman's Extraterrestrial Research Organization
The videos show a U.S. military jet's encounter with what appears to be a fast-moving, unidentified object.