Congress Rushes to Pass Spending Bill Packed With Disastrous Global Surveillance Measures

Once again, the US government is facing a possible shutdown, and the House is hoping to pass a 2,000-page spending bill on Thursday that’s only been released for a few hours to avoid it. As we warned last week, an ill-considered piece of legislation has been thrown in that makes the NSA’s limitless wiretapping look…

Congressman Asks Homeland Security to Rectify Equifax's $7 Million Dollar IRS Contract

If you’ve spent any time in front of C-SPAN this week, you’ve probably seen Congress repeatedly taking Equifax’s former CEO out to the woodshed. It’s been quite the shellacking. And it almost seemed as if we’d finally reached a breaking point. America wasn’t going to put up with companies recklessly handling our…

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