About two years ago, the folks at Google released a database of 5.2 million books published between 1500 and 2008.
The Obama administration has no business rummaging through journalists' phone records, perusing their emails and tracking their movements in an attempt to keep them from gathering news.
In response to The Bee's editorial ("Effort to muzzle SACOG could hurt entire region," April 27), we wanted to provide another perspective as elected officials.
Yes, Virginia, there is a Benghazi scandal.
Note to GOP re Benghazi: Stop calling it Watergate, Iran-contra, bigger than both, etc. First, it might well be, but we don't know. History will judge. Second, overhyping will only diminish the importance of the scandal if it doesn't meet presidency-breaking standards. Third, focusing on the political effects simply plays into the hands of Democrats desperately claiming that this is nothing but partisan politics.
As the nation's top law enforcement official, Eric Holder is privy to all kinds of sensitive information. But he seems to be proud of how little he knows.
The twin revelations of the Internal Revenue Service targeting conservative political organizations and, now, that the U.S. Justice Department was spying on the Associated Press all in a few days mean this: It is time to air the dirty laundry of this administration's intelligence and surveillance programs and it is way past time for heads to roll in Washington.
Breaking news: Conservative organizations suddenly have found common cause with one of their favorite objects of contempt the benighted Mainstream Media.
Suppose that the Environmental Protection Agency were to admit offhandedly that the fluoridation of water had only modest communist mind-control effects.
What do the re-establishment of California's tule elk, conservation of salmon and the protection and maintenance of more than 285,000 acres of wildlife habitat have to do with Assemblyman Anthony Rendon's bill, AB 711 that would ban traditional lead ammunition? Sadly, one of the unintended consequences of Rendon's bill will likely be a huge reduction in California's share of federal conservation and wildlife restoration funding.