– The ACLU have been trying to get information out of the Obama administration about the military’s use of those predator drones he’s so proud of. They’ve come up against the opposite of transparency.
– A lawmaker tries to pass a bill requiring drug testing for benefits claimants… but drops it when it’s amended to include himself.
– Let’s all remember something important. It wasn’t Jessica Ahlquist who cost Cranston, Rhode Island $173,000 in court fees. It was her school’s refusal to stop breaking the law.
– You know those dystopian future sci-fi movies where the government is all-powerful and everywhere, and federal agents can do stuff like, say, chainsaw their way into someone’s home, point their guns at whoever’s inside including the screaming and terrified children, realise they’re in the wrong place, and essentially just saunter off to go break in somewhere else and hope they get the right door this time? Yeah.