Cuba's government is no longer officially named as a state sponsor of terrorism, after a revision by the Obama administration as part of the process to normalize relations. Celebrate with some Romeo y Julieta churchills.
- Also challenging Hillary Clinton "from the left" for the Democratic presidential nomination is former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley. Given his history, "left" apparently means enthusiasm for militarized policing.
- You know who else worries that the NSA is spying to much? NSA analysts, that's who. They say the spook agency sucks up too much data to process. They have time, though. The NSA plans to keep its database of snoopage whether or not its authority to continue intercepting communications is reauthorized.
- Rand Paul's libertarian and anti-interventionist positions help him with the general public, but not so much with the Republicans he needs to get the nomination.
- The Pentagon may want to work on its mailroom practices, what with shipping live anthrax all over the place and such.
- The IRS says that Russians were behind the theft of 100,000 taxpayer records. Yes, but who forced us to hand over the info for such careful storage?
The Supreme Court weighs police shootings and unreasonable seizures in Torres v. Madrid.
The former vice president's vision of an all-powerful government goes far beyond massive spending and tax hikes.
Who could have predicted that intolerable rules won’t be tolerated?
Glenn Greenwald Resigns from The Intercept, Citing 'Pathologies, Illiberalism, Repressive Mentality' of Pro-Biden Newsroom
The progressive outlet's co-founder claims he was prevented from publishing an article because it was critical of Joe Biden.