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FBI snooping into more citizen’s lives with national security letters

FBI snooping into more citizen’s lives with national security letters

The Federal Bureau of Investigation last year expanded its intrusion into the personal lives of Americans, targeting more than 14,000 with rights-robbing “national security letters” to pry into phone records, financial information and other private data. The agency’s use of these letters, which can be issued without court order or any review, more than doubled […]

Congress shies away from Social Security changes

Congress shies away from Social Security changes

Congress, already nervous about voter backlash from Senior Citizens, is backing away from changes to Social Security but the serious long-term financial problems that threatens the system remains. An annual report from Social Security trustees will highlight those problems when it is released Friday. The report will show Medicare in worse shape than Social Security […]