Barack Obama

Obama boycott: Major US news outlets refuse to use White House photos

 Published time: November 27, 2013 21:03                                                                             US President Barack Obama is surrounded by photographers while he eats breakfast. (AFP Photo / Scott Olson) The coalition of major news outlets protesting the White House’s photo policy continues to grow, with… Read More ›

Germany warns US facilities could be targeted in wake of NSA leaks

Published time: November 12, 2013 22:13                                                                              The entrance to the US Airbase is pictured in Ramstein, southern German (AFP Photo / Daniel Roland) Officials in Germany have cautioned authorities to prepare for possible attacks against United States facilities overseas as… Read More ›

NSA chief Keith Alexander blames diplomats for surveillance requests

EEV: And what former General was having a relationship with a Romanian Diplomat?   https://engineeringevil.com/2013/08/03/you-were-my-greatest-love-of-my-life-deeply-personal-emails-sent-between-colin-powell-and-a-blonde-romanian-diplomat-revealed-by-hacker-but-he-denies-having-an-affair/   Barbed exchange with former ambassador over spying on foreign leaders likely to deepen rift with Obama administration Paul Lewis in Baltimore theguardian.com,              Thursday 31 October… Read More ›

Obamacare woes widen as insurers get wrong data and experts say website built on ten-year-old technology will need to be constantly fixed and then totally overhauled

Technology experts say the flaws could do  lasting damage Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen  Sebelius criticized for declining to testify before an oversight panel Administration officials blame problems on an  unexpectedly high volume of 14.6 million visitors  in its… Read More ›

Obama’s efforts to control leaks ‘most aggressive since Nixon’, report finds ( “This is the most closed, control-freak administration I’ve ever covered.” )

Administration’s tactics, which include using Espionage Act to pursue leakers, have had chilling effect on accountability – study Karen McVeigh in New York theguardian.com,              Thursday 10 October 2013 10.00 EDT Under Obama, the Espionage Act has been used to… Read More ›