Are we all eco-terrorists now?

I wasn’t much interested in all of the hullabaloo about the government spying on our phone calls, emails, etc., until I read this article about how the definition of “eco terrorist” is being stretched to include peaceful protests. If a “tree hugger” or “tree sitter” is a terrorist, then those of us who are members…

Pro Publica: 5 basic things we still don’t know about NSA data-mining

If you’re like me, you haven’t quite figured out what to think about the revelation that the National Security Administration has been amassing a huge database of our phone and internet contacts for more than seven years. Of course, it sounds bad. Really bad. Orwell bad. I’m even afraid that I share some concerns with…