A retired Texas schoolteacher pays off a larger-than-usual chunk of his credit card bill—and the payment gets frozen as Homeland Security investigates. “It’s scary how easily someone in Homeland Security can get permission to spy,” says the teacher.
America’s former top spy for the Middle East accuses the White House of “cherry-picking information” to justify a decision it had already made to go to war. | story Who wants to bet on how long it will take the CIA to start swift-boating this guy?
As our government renames a civil liberties-trampling spying program and suppresses the results of its own studies, Americans are being left in an information vacuum regarding the true state of our union.
Two years ago, the attorney general dismissed questions about warrantless spying as “hypothetical.” In fact, the program was already in place. | story Sorry, but what’s the difference again between “intentionally misleading” and “lying”?