NSA v. Silicon Valley

The problem, of course, is not merely one of misunderstanding. It is largely a consequence of the inexorable rise of digital technology. In a sense, the tech companies are more like the NSA than they would like to think. Both have seized on the progress in computing, communications, and storage to advance their respective missions. (When you … Continue reading NSA v. Silicon Valley

Whack-job Du Jour: Obama Talks to Aliens Edition

A birther conspiracy theorist who inaccurately predicted that President Barack Obama would order nuclear attacks on U.S. cities has improbably found a way to top that wild claim. Conservative activist Jim Garrow appeared Monday on Fox News contributor Erik Rush’s radio program, where he claimed that Obama would try to boost his tanking poll numbers by claiming … Continue reading Whack-job Du Jour: Obama Talks to Aliens Edition