Watching the House Intelligence Committee televised public testimony of NSA chief Michael Rogers and FBI chief James Comey today provided yet another glimpse of the theater that has recently become confused with governance and the rule of law.  Discussions of “privacy” have become even more complicated as the private details of ongoing NSA/FBI investigations and …

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 President Trump has challenged FBI Director James Comey to investigate allegations that illegal wiretaps were conducted by the Obama Administration.  The curious part of the charge is that there seems to be no proof – at all.  Is this another of the White House’s attempts to deflect attention by launching their own “Denial of Service” …

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