Articles tagged "obama"
For the first time, we've got a clear picture of how much of your personal communications the government is keeping records of. It is a lot.
So you want to (Hell)fire the President of the United States? Just copy and paste.
Close Guantanamo co-founder Andy Worthington explains the Gitmo hunger strike.
The Arctic is melting, so Obama is sending the military north.
The White House just got itself a tumblr page, and it's accepting GIF submissions now. Here are a few suggestions for the inaugural entry.
This video, which was just released to 20 million people, calls out Congress's most anti-science assholes.
The Syrian Electronic Army launched a single faux tweet and wiped away $150 billion in about 5 minutes.
The executive branch has gotten brain fever before, to underwhelming results.
At least 80 percent of this entire baby zebra fish brain is observable down to the single-cell level.
Or would they be fine with the use of drones, as long as they have broad legal shelter?
It's insane that the federal government still refuses to simply say "Of course we won't kill US citizens on US soil."
When you think of people who urge humanity to go to the stars, you tend to think of cheery icons like Carl Sagan. But Newt Gingrich had to get his bold ideas about space exploration from someone.
Obama got a little sci-fi with some of the ideas he proposed in his big speech last night.
The day has come. Sort of--members of two Senate Intelligence Committees now have "access" to classified memos undergirding the legal justification for killing US citizens abroad in the war on al-Qaeda. But is the big reveal merely lip service?
John McCain has never faltered in his principled stance against torture. John Brennan, on the other hand?
When he enters a federal prison on Friday, John Kiriakou will be the only former CIA agent prosecuted in relation to the Bush White House's torture program, but not for committing torture.
Obama goes biblical on climate change.
The Death Star dis is funny, but Obama continues to sink billions into Reagan's failed Star Wars missile defense pipe dream.
Drones have struck Pakistan seven times in the first 11 days of 2013, and Islamabad--once a very vocal hater of the American kill program--isn't talking.
The fact that Hostess survived this long despite not responding to an increasingly-unreceptive and shrinking market sheds light on why government investment is so key to speeding growth in an industry that’s arguably more important and more in need r…
Rule 1 of the Internet: Nothing is sacred, except Ron Paul and anonymity. And especially not the White House’s online petition site.
Obama's reelection will keep NASA on track, but it's still too soon to get excited.