Washington Post | The National Security Agency is racing to build a computer that could break nearly every kind of encryption.
The Washington Times | First law in U.S. to require renewal with fingerprints and fees.
Lew Rockwell Blog | A veteran is upset with me, “a lousy dirtbag,” for my previous post on the 2013 Man of the Year.
Michael Snyder | All over America, criminals are using improvised electronic devices to electronically unlock vehicles.
RT | NSA boss Keith Alexander tries “to set the record straight” on the agency’s spying antics has nosedived.
ACLU | An appeal is being considered.
Kit Daniels | Penn. state trooper claims that he maced two cats instead.
The Daily Caller | Civil libertarians are criticizing Ohio police for arresting a driver.
Ars Technica | Locations include Virginia Tech, University of Alaska, and a few others.
Wall St Journal | Some Countries Test Fingerprint Readers and Eye Scanners for Aviation Security.
Ben Swann.com | Leaked documents now show what we all suspected.
Daily Caller | The end of 2013 brought a measure of closure to a long-running Milwaukee police scandal.
Natural News | ‘The substance was later determined to be glitter’
London Guardian | A top-secret National Security Agency hacking unit infiltrates computers around the world and breaks into the toughest data targets, according to internal documents quoted in a magazine report on Sunday.
Kurt Nimmo | NSA program a “counter-punch” to al-Qaeda
CBS News | A new gun law coming in 2014 has gun owners stocking up on long guns before a new registry begins.
RT | In defending the NSA’s surveillance policies, many have cited the agency’s claim that it merely collects phone numbers dialed, lengths of calls, and other metadata.
Daily Caller | Alan Dershowitz thinks leftwing blogger Glenn Greenwald hates America.
WND.com | ‘We lost control of the software. It’s all going nuts’.
bizpacreview.com | Thanks to an overreaching federal government, the American public will soon be forced to purchase a product that’s severely overpriced, hazardous to our health and doesn’t live up to all its hype — and I’m not talking about Obamacare.
London Guardian | NSA whistleblower omitted from new exhibition on cyber security as museum says it does not want to be seen to back his actions.
Elizabeth Renter | Less than a month ago, citizens in several cities voted to legalize recreational marijuana possession.
U.S. News & World Report | “I was getting old emails on Yahoo going back six years.”
The Washington Times | Obama, vacationing with his family in Hawaii, reportedly did not sign up in person, even though the D.C. health care exchange where he registered could not obtain key personal information needed to complete the process.
London Guardian | ‘For me, in terms of personal satisfaction, the mission’s already accomplished,’ NSA whistleblower says.
Adan Salazar | Vaccine’s insert warns it is “not known” whether shot “can cause fetal harm.”
Techdirt | The feds are clinging to the state secrets claim in seeking to make sure that the whole warrantless wiretapping programs (for both phone and internet) are never constitutionally tested.
National Journal | Former CIA chief says controversial ‘bulk’ collection of data should be expanded to include email, and could prevent the next 9/11.
London Telegraph | Marks and Spencer says shoppers won’t be refused alcohol or meat by staff after it claims it failed to follow its own policies in allowing Muslim staff to refuse to do so because of their beliefs.
bizpacreview.com | A war of words has broken out over police force in California getting a new armored vehicle built more for a state of war than patrolling in the Golden State.
Prison Planet.com | An ordinary mother of three eviscerated Common Core state standards in her powerful four-minute testimony before the Arkansas Board of Education Monday.
Prison Planet.com | Alex is joined via Skype by Amber Lyon to share her front-line experiences with Americans not afraid to stand up for the First Amendment.
Prison Planet.com | Alex covers the continued attacks on liberty and the first amendment in the wake of the Duck Dynasty controversy.
Paul Joseph Watson | “I do not agree with what you have to say, but I’ll defend to the death your right to say it.”
New York Times | Secret documents reveal more than 1,000 targets of American and British surveillance in recent years.
RT | Ibrahim Idris, one of two Sudanese detainees released on Thursday.
Washington’s Blog | Senator: Clapper’s Crimes More Harmful to America than Snowden’s.
Daily Caller | The suspension of Phil Robertson is outrageous in a nation that values freedom, according to social critic and openly gay, dissident feminist Camille Paglia.
Washington’s Blog | Congress Members, Executive Branch Officials and Judges Agree: Spying on Americans’ Metadata Is Unnecessary
Washington Post | In the eyes of Google, Edward Snowden was hardly a blip on the radar.
London Independent | The actress has gone one step further in her quest to hold the media more accountable for its role in portraying positive body images.
Prison Planet.com | The Indian government retaliated Tuesday against the United States for the recent arrest and strip search of an Indian envoy.
Elizabeth Renter | When we’ve lost the right to grow our own food, we’ve truly become subjects of the state.
Mikael Thalen | An Ohio coroner ruled the October hanging death of a man in police custody to be homicide by strangulation last week, contradicting claims made by local law enforcement.
Prison Planet.com | Alex is joined by Pennsylvania resident Ricardo Nieves.
LA Times | Facebook has said that it is within its terms of service to see what users are typing even when the status or comment is never posted on the social network.
Mac Slavo | History has shown us exactly what happens to the citizenry of nations who are disarmed by their governments.
Washington’s Blog | Snowden Gives the Big Picture.
Washington’s Blog | This is a bigger deal than you may realize.
Prison Planet.com | Alex is joined by Constitutional Lawyer Larry Klayman to discuss his bombshell landmark court victory over the NSA in regards to their rampant unconstitutional spying on the private lives of the American people.