Twitter announced they were suing the US Government to allow them more freedom in reporting on the various surveillance requests they receive. It’s our belief that we are entitled under the First Amendment to respond to our users’ concerns and to the statements of U.S. government officials by providing information about the scope of U.S.… Read More


The public defender system hasn’t just been stripped bare by sequestration, its bones have been chiseled away as well. There has been a 9 percent reduction in the roughly $1 billion budget for federal public defenders offices, while federal defenders in more than 20 states are planning to close offices. Careers have been ended and… Read More


Apparently, Florida in their haste to distance themselves from scandal, my have accidentally outlawed access to the entire Internet.  *rolls eyes* http://maddowblog.msnbc.com/_news/2013/07/09/19375081-florida-may-have-accidentally-banned-access-to-the-internet   … Read More


Last night, Delaware became the 11th state to legalize gay marriage.  By the end of the weekend, we may have Minnesota.  I think we’re seeing a true example of the Domino Theory at work.… Read More


In the light of the most recent horrible incidents, of which Sandy Hook is the current focus, momentum has been increasing in regards to more gun legislation, especially in regards to more background checks. This has some groups calling foul as it (further) restricts our Second Amendment rights. Let’s review that wording: A well regulated… Read More