Nov 062017
 

Bernie Sanders has warned that the world is rapidly becoming an “international oligarchy” controlled by a tiny number of billionaires, highlighted by the revelations in the Paradise Papers.

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The Encryption Debate Should End Right Now, After Vault 7, Shadow Brokers, WannaCry, and Petya

 Posted by on 2017-06-30 at 13:08  cyber security, encryption, government, government spying, nsa, Reblog, security, spying  Comments Off on The Encryption Debate Should End Right Now, After Vault 7, Shadow Brokers, WannaCry, and Petya
Jun 302017
 

When law enforcement argues it needs a “backdoor” into encryption services, the counterargument has typically been that it would be impossible to limit such access to one person or organization. If you leave a key under the doormat, a seminal 2015 paper argues, a burglar eventually finds it.

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How to Contact Every Senator to Voice Your Thoughts on the Health Care Bill

 Posted by on 2017-06-26 at 19:04  cbo, congress, federal government, government, health, healthcare, insurance, law, medicare, Politics, Reblog  Comments Off on How to Contact Every Senator to Voice Your Thoughts on the Health Care Bill
Jun 262017
 

Concerned about the future of your health care? You’re not alone.

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Lawmakers across the US are finding ways to turn protesting into a crime

 Posted by on 2017-06-12 at 15:49  donald trump, first amendment, government, protest, Reblog, repression, trump, tyranny  Comments Off on Lawmakers across the US are finding ways to turn protesting into a crime
Jun 122017
 

Outside contributors’ opinions and analysis of the most important issues in politics, science, and culture.

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‘I Never Realized How Big It Was’

 Posted by on 2017-04-24 at 17:01  donald trump, federal government, government, News, Politics, Reblog, trump, united states  Comments Off on ‘I Never Realized How Big It Was’
Apr 242017
 

An interview with the Associated Press shows President Trump slowly coming to terms with the size of the government he now runs, and the challenges he must tackle. Every president faces a steep learning curve when he enters the presidency. There is, as John F.

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Wilbur Ross presided over Russian deal while at Bank of Cyprus

 Posted by on 2017-03-23 at 19:18  corruption, donald trump, finance, government, Reblog, russia, trump  Comments Off on Wilbur Ross presided over Russian deal while at Bank of Cyprus
Mar 232017
 

Wilbur Ross, the Trump administration’s new commerce secretary, presided over a deal with a Russian businessman with ties to Vladimir Putin while serving in his previous role as vice-chairman of the Bank of Cyprus.

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It took 3 years for George W. Bush to hit 50% disapproval. Trump is there after 8 days.

 Posted by on 2017-01-30 at 02:25  donald trump, government, News, Politics, potus, Reblog, trump  Comments Off on It took 3 years for George W. Bush to hit 50% disapproval. Trump is there after 8 days.
Jan 302017
 

Nearly every modern president has, at one time or another, reached the point at which at least 50 percent of the country disapproved of his job performance as president. For Donald Trump, though, that moment has come earlier than most — much earlier.

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