Daily Archives: April 10, 2009

Electronic Frontier Foundation Questions Obama on Change

This just in from the Electronic Frontier Foundation: THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION HAS EMBRACED BUSH’S POSITION ON WARANTLESS WIRETAPPING, and goes one step further than the previous administration. In a motion to dismiss Jewel v. NSA, the Obama Administration’s Department of Justice (DOJ) made two deeply troubling arguments. First, they argued, exactly as the Bush Administration…

Birmingham Faces Investigation, Fines in Fish Kill

Glynn Wilson by Glynn Wilson ROEBUCK SPRINGS, Ala. — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has not finalized a federal investigation into an endangered fish kill of 11,000 endangered watercress daters by the city of Birmingham, but the agency now under a new president who values science more than his predecessor has approved the city’s…