I happen to believe that the prevention of the Boston bombing or even 9/11 is not justification enough for what is happening. Worse, we didn't give these people a blank check, they have taken it without asking.
I say give Greenwald/Guardian the Assange/Wikileaks treatment. They have to or else they have to let up on Assange/Wikileaks. Then, MSM will finally find their outrage. it could be a good turn of events.
When someone like Snowden has his life ruined for protecting us from our would-be protectors, I view him as a hero who gave his life in the protection of liberty, every bit as much as I do a soldier who loses his life in war.
"Rather, what the August 4 match "identified" was the previously-taken sample from the earlier crime. That sample was genuinely mysterious to Maryland; the State knew that it had probably been left by the victim's attacker, but nothing else. King was not identified by his association with the sample; rather, the sample was identified by its association with King."
Intellectual Ventures is from Texas, right? Does anyone know how to find out whose contributions in 2008 were bundled by Texas lobbyist Ron Kirk (soon thereafter to be rewarded by appointment as USTR)?
Remember in the 1980s, when we put a tariff on Japanese import cars? The US auto makers didn't take the market share that would have afforded them, they just raised their prices by $500 too. Any tariff proposal should include provisions to prevent that from happening again.