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  • 29 March

    Obama Signs Monsanto Protection Act

    United States President Barack Obama has signed a bill into law that was written in part by the very billion-dollar corporation that will benefit directly from the legislation. On Tuesday, Pres. Obama added his signature to the Agricultural Appropriations Bill. Concealed 78 pages deep within the bill is a provision ...

  • 29 March

    FBI Seeks To Monitor Real-Time Chat

    How many of you remember reading George Orwell’s 1984 where the government kept strict tabs on every individual? Or maybe you seen the movies V for Vendetta featuring Natalie Portman or Eagle Eye staring Shia LaBeouf? If both of these references are lost on you just know both films contain ...

  • 27 March

    Computer Fraud Abuse Act Gets Harsher

    The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA), was originally designed to protect computer systems operated by the U.S. government and some financial institutions, but expanded in scope after several amendments. Congress amended it in 1994 to cover private litigations pursuing civil damages, after which, several businesses cited the law primarily ...

  • 27 March

    Obama To Appoint First Woman As Head Of Secret Service

    What has 44th President Barack Obama been up to? Well aside from signing papers, passing laws, and saving the world of course. Barack is making history… again. We all know that back in  November 4, 2008, Obama became the first African-American President of The United States Of America. Then in 2012, ...

  • 22 March

    Obama Speaks For Peace In Jerusalem

    March 21st, was a day for promoting peace. At least, it was for President Obama who spoke to a crowd of more than 2,000 yesterday in Jerusalem. In attendance were Palestinian President, Mahmoud Abbas, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel, and a vast number of university students. Obama’s fervent urging ...

  • 21 March

    Make Congressmen Dress Like NASCAR Drivers?

    The “We the People” petition website created by the White House has housed petitions of all kinds since its creation. Good, bad, never-to-be-mentioned-again, thought provoking, and even humorous. On Tuesday, March 19th, a diamond in the ruff appeared. “Since most politicians’ campaigns are largely funded by wealthy companies and individuals, ...

  • 20 March

    Maryland Passes Marijuana Bill

    There has been talk for a long time now that U.S. prisons are too packed. The Maryland Senate is working to change that one small step at a time. According to State Senator Allan Kittleman, last year alone, the Maryland police made 47,000 arrests that were marijuana related. On Monday, ...