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Another right-wing legislative act in the House going nowhere after passage

Another right-wing legislative act in the House going nowhere after passage

In a monumental waste of time, effort and resources, the right-wing controlled House of Representatives is expected to pass tough anti-abortion legislation that stands no chance of approval in the…

Pentagon plans to put more and more women in combat

Pentagon plans to put more and more women in combat

  Military leaders are ready to begin tearing down the remaining walls that have prevented women from holding thousands of combat and special operations jobs near the front lines. Under…

Obama, Bush officials back NSA spying on Americans

Obama, Bush officials back NSA spying on Americans

Top officials from the Obama and Bush administrations say the government’s newly exposed secret surveillance programs have been essential to disrupting terrorist plots and have not infringed on Americans’ civil…

Intel officials claim NSA spying on Americans revealed terrorist plots

Intel officials claim NSA spying on Americans revealed terrorist plots

Top U.S. intelligence officials said Saturday that information gleaned from two controversial data-collection programs run by the National Security Agency thwarted potential terrorist plots in the U.S. and more than…

Government says 300 phone numbers ‘closely investigated’ in spy program

Government says 300 phone numbers ‘closely investigated’ in spy program

The U.S. government only searched for detailed information on calls involving fewer than 300 specific phone numbers among the millions of raw phone records collected by the National Security Agency…

A life surrounded by spycraft

A life surrounded by spycraft

In the suburbs edged by woods midway between Baltimore and the nation’s capital, residents long joked that the government spy shop next door was so ultra-secretive its initials stood for…

Republicans, as usual, wooing religious conservatives

Republicans, as usual, wooing religious conservatives

Facing lingering tensions in his party, the chairman of the Republican National Committee urged religious conservatives Saturday to support the GOP’s plans to expand. “I would just ask you that…

Reactions over NSA spying split on Capitol Hill

Reactions over NSA spying split on Capitol Hill

Revelations of widespread spying on Americans by the U.S. government is bringing denouncement from some members of Congress and support from others. Differences on whether the program is legal or…

Pouting Palin returning to Fox News

Pouting Palin returning to Fox News

Right-wing propaganda channel Fox “News” channel, which appeared to exhibit a brief moment of sanity five months ago by ridding itself of failed Alaska governor and vice presidential candidate Sarah…

Rand Paul claims American taxpayers fund ‘wars against Christians’

Rand Paul claims American taxpayers fund ‘wars against Christians’

In the kind of statement that keeps people shaking their heads about right-wingers, Kentucky Republican Sen. Rand Paul Thursday claimed American taxpayers are footing the bill for a “war on…