privacy

IRS Privacy Breach: SSN's Exposed

Allie Bidwell, US News and World Report

The data breach involved nonprofit political groups. Over 2,300 SSN’s were posted.

Snowden's Dad: Leaks Protected by Constitution

Ralph Z. Hallow, The Washington Times

The NSA leaker’s dad is angered over his son's disclosures while also disillusioned with government.

Putin to Snowden: Stop Hurting U.S.

Josh Peterson, Daily Caller

“I know that this kind of statement sounds strange from me,” Putin said. No kidding.

We Should Not Support Politicians Who Call Upholding The Constitution A Criminal Act

All of this talk of criminality and sending Snowden to prison – or worse – presupposes that what Snowden did was contrary to the law and to his oath as a government employee. What if it is the government itself that is the law-breaker, by violating the Constitution (the law that governs government) and Edward Snowden is merely supplying the corrective action necessary to bring the government back inside its proper constitutional bounds?

Paul And Mulvaney: Government Must Err On The Side Of Privacy

We agree with Senator Rand Paul and Representative Mick Mulvaney and urge www.conservativehq.com readers to contact their Representative and Senators (the Capitol switchboard is 1-866-220-0044) to urge them to back efforts to enact strict, specific language in law that explicitly prevents the government from overreaching in matters of electronic surveillance in the guise of protecting national security -- such as Senator Paul's “Fourth Amendment Restoration Act of 2013."

Price of the Surveillance State

Peggy Noonan, Wall Street Journal

Too many things are happening that are making a lot of us feel a new distance from our country.

Why We Should Oppose Surveillance

Timothy Carney, Washington Examiner

Law abiding citizens often have no problem with snooping, but there’re reasons why we should.

Rand Paul’s Tough NSA Moment

Alexander Burns and Maggie Haberman, Politico

Paul consistently stands for the Constitution, but also wants to find common ground with hawks.