Monthly Archives: August 2013

News from The Associated Press

How interesting… Barry’s lawyers caught lying…

“This court is troubled that the governments revelations regarding NSAs acquisition of Internet transactions mark the third instance in less than three years in which the government has disclosed a substantial misrepresentation regarding the scope of a major collection program,” Bates added in a footnoted passage that had portions heavily blacked out.

via News from The Associated Press.

‘Outrageous’: IRS Agent Stuns Members of Congress With Claim About Targeting Scandal | TheBlaze.com

How’s this for stunning… It continues… Wonder what mainstream outlets will cover it…

During closed-door testimony, the agent reportedly told members of the committee that requests for tax-exempt status by Tea Party groups are still being subjected to “secondary screening,” at least in his office.

When asked what he would do with an application from a Tea Party group even if there was no evidence of political activity, the IRS agent replied: “At this point I would send it to secondary screening, political advocacy.”

via ‘Outrageous’: IRS Agent Stuns Members of Congress With Claim About Targeting Scandal | TheBlaze.com.

Google Pressure Cookers and Backpacks, Get a Visit from the Cops – Philip Bump – The Atlantic Wire

So the Obama bots are looking at ONLY metadata?

Michele Catalano was looking for information online about pressure cookers. Her husband, in the same time frame, was Googling backpacks. Wednesday morning, six men from a joint terrorism task force showed up at their house to see if they were terrorists. Which prompts the question: Howd the government know what they were Googling?

via Google Pressure Cookers and Backpacks, Get a Visit from the Cops – Philip Bump – The Atlantic Wire.