//  Neil Stevens  //  Jul 29 2014

Tech at Night: Just what are Snowden and Putin up to?

Last time in Tech at Night I linked to stories about Edward Snowden and Russia in suspicious and/or hostile positions with respect to the Online Privacy…
 //  Big Government  //  Jul 28 2014

Fleming: Boehner's Team 'Toning Down' Border Crisis Legislation in Wake of Conservative Criticism

One of the key immigration hawks in the House is signaling that changes to a border crisis package could find acquiescence from the right flank of the…
 //  Big Government  //  Jul 28 2014

Ben Sasse to Obama: Go to Central America, Tell Migrants America's 'Borders Are Not Open'

On Monday, Nebraska Republican Senate nominee Ben Sasse urged President Barack Obama to fly to Central America and directly—and unambiguously—tell…
 //  Big Government  //  Jul 28 2014

US Chamber to Back Democrat Landrieu

Rob Engstrom, the US Chamber of Commerce's national political director, recently told a gathering of trade association executives that the Chamber planned…
 //  Big Government  //  Jul 28 2014

Details of Boehner Border Bill Emerge

They've pared it down and reduced the amount of spending in it, and now Speaker John Boehner and his leadership team are barreling ahead with a border…
 //  Big Government  //  Jul 28 2014

TSA Offers Prizes for Suggestions to Improve Waiting Lines

If you have had enough of waiting in lines in the airport, you may finally have recourse: the Transportation Security Administration is now offering a…
 //  William Kristol  //  Jul 28 2014

To TWS Readers in the Vicinity of Rome

The Coliseum at night Kaosrimo, licensed under Creative Commons Our friends at the admirable Italian newspaper, il Foglio, have announced a rally in front…
 //  Michael Warren  //  Jul 28 2014

Amid Border Crisis, DHS Secretary To Participate in 'Let's Read! Let's Move!' Event

Jeh Johnson PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images/Newscom Thousands of illegal immigrants are streaming across America's southern border, but on Wednesday…
 //  Big Government  //  Jul 28 2014

OK Gov. Mary Fallin to Obama: End 'Secrecy' Surrounding Release of Illegals

On Monday, Oklahoma Republican Governor Mary Fallin called on President Barack Obama to end the secrecy surrounding the transfer of illegal immigrant juveniles…
 //  Big Government  //  Jul 28 2014

11th Circuit: Constitutional to Bar Doctors from Asking Patients About Firearm Ownership

On July 25 the United States Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit "eliminated the injunction" against the enforcement of Florida's "gun gag" law, which…

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