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The Same-Sex Marriage Putsch In New Mexico

Since last week upwards of 200 marriage licenses and counting have been issued to same-sex couples in New Mexico, where same-sex marriage has neither …

UN warns against NSA spying on diplomats

Obama administration asked to respect inviolability of diplomats after reports<p>Revelations about the NSA's surveillance programs have shown that, in abrogation of Fourth Amendment protections, U.S. citizens have been swept up and targeted in the government's vast dragnet.<p>It was revealed too that NSA …

The Snowden Effect, Continued

<b>It seems that several</b> respectable media outlets are sensing that the NSA revelations that came about thanks to the efforts of Edward Snowden, International Man Of Luggage, represent a bigger story than whether or not Glenn Greenwaldis somebody you'd like to take to prom.<p>ProPublica, a source …

Louie Gohmert, Voice Of America

<b>This got past me</b> the other day, but it's a good indication of how idiocy spreads in this modern communications age, and how idiocy is rather like plutonium that way -- if you can't keep it locked up in your country, then I wind up hiding under my bed in mine. The piquant passage is deep in the …

Making War In Syria

<b>It looks as though</b> the skids are properly greased, and the United States will be making some sort of war in Syria pretty soon. I say "making war in Syria" because that's different than going to war in Syria. We aren't sending troops. We're going to be sending cruise missiles and dropping bombs …