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[ad_1] IB Times – An attempt to block an extraordinary expansion of federal surveillance failed in the U.S. Senate by one vote on Wednesday, enabling the Justice Department to collect personal data such as browser history without a warrant. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s amendment to the Patriot Act expansion, now unchallenged, limits attorneys’ ability to question the FBI’s
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[ad_1] Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte arrives for the European Union leaders summit in Brussels, Belgium, June 20, 2019. (Yves Herman/Reuters) Although most of the euro zone’s attention in the last week has been fixed on the clash between the German constitutional court (the BVG) on one side and the European Central Bank (ECB) and
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[ad_1] It’s bad enough when our Public Broadcasting Service hails liberal presidents and trashes conservative ones. We’ve had PBS do adoring documentaries on dictators like Fidel Castro. Now California stations are running a documentary connected to communist China. The hour-long film, which is entitled Voices From the Frontline: China’s War on Poverty, didn’t reveal its
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[ad_1] Liberal website ratings firm NewsGuard has expanded its partnership with Microsoft in order to spread “news literacy.” NewsGuard describes itself as a company that provides “credibility ratings” and detailed “Nutrition Labels” on news and information websites across the internet. The online gatekeeper company, which allegedly determines whether news and information sources are worth reading,
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[ad_1] Scientists work in a lab testing coronavirus samples at New York City’s health department during the coronavirus outbreak in New York City, April 23, 2020. (Brendan McDermid/Reuters) A Colorado county coroner says that state officials overruled him in classifying a man who had died from alcohol poisoning as a death due to coronavirus. The
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[ad_1] Nurse Teresa Malijon waits for patients at a drive-through testing site for coronavirus in a parking lot at the University of Washington’s Northwest Outpatient Medical Center in Seattle, Wash., March 17, 2020. (Brian Snyder/Reuters) The COVID-19 crisis has fast-tracked long-contemplated, patient-centric changes in medicine. The coronavirus pandemic has challenged health care as much as
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[ad_1] The Lincoln Project, led by anti-Trumpers like George Conway and Rick Wilson, had been asking for cash to help blast a disgusting anti-Trump coronavirus ad “Mourning in America” across the TV airwaves. The group’s pleading to help it “defeat Trump and Trumpism” apparently attracted the cash of a prominent billionaire. Walmart heiress and billionaire Christy Walton
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[ad_1] Barstool Sports founder Dave Portnoy went on a blastastic rant on Wednesday, ripping state governors for locking down Americans and asking some brilliant questions along the way — like “When did flattening the curve turn into finding the cure?!” In his three-and-a-half minute profanity-laced tirade, Portnoy said government officials are going about it all
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[ad_1] Jerry Nadler heads into the Senate Chamber on Capitol Hill, February 5, 2020 (Tom Brenner/Reuters) House Judiciary Committee chairman Jerry Nadler (D., N.Y.) said Friday that the panel will hold hearings to probe the Justice Department’s decision to drop its case against former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn. “We’re looking into all of
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[ad_1] When doing a “Friday Fact Check” segment, there are countless options for guests that could provide intelligent thoughts on the complex matters of the day. Given those controversies include what the Obama Administration official was up to during its final days in office, former deputy national security advisor and noted spinmeister Ben Rhodes would appear to be
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[ad_1] A security camera in front of the full moon outside the Forbidden City in Beijing, China, January 31, 2018. (Damir Sagolj/Reuters) After witnessing how easily the surveillance state can be weaponized for political purposes, one could have expected conservatives to rethink their perfunctory support for the state’s largely unchecked spying powers. If FBI agents
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