Sen. Leahy asks the question Americans should ask themselves as voters. My question for both: If governments lie to each other, why should I not think they'll lie to me?Read more »
Former UK National Health Service director Margaret Hutchon has died after a nine months' wait (and four cancellations!) to have a critical stomach surgery. State-run healthcare to save us all, eh?Read more »
President Obama finally and quietly accepted his “transparency” award from the open government community this week — in a closed, undisclosed meeting at the White House on Monday.Read more »
"We hear it day in and day out: the government sucks, federal employees are lazy and their positions are redundant," said march organizer Steve Ressler, founder of GovLoop, a social networking Web site for public servants.Read more »
Yet another great irony of law. As people in the US are being detained for holding cameras near things the government doesn't want recorded, now there is a law designed to protect freedom of the press *outside* the US.Read more »
This morning, hundreds of Amazon Kindle owners awoke to discover that books by a certain famous author had mysteriously disappeared from their e-book readers. These were books that they had bought and paid for—thought they owned.
The author who was the victim of this Big Brotherish plot was none other than George Orwell. And the books were “1984” and “Animal Farm.”Read more »
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