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Former Top NSA Official: “We Are Now In A Police State” Bill Binney is the high-level NSA executive who created the agency’s mass surveillance program for digital information. A 32-year NSA veteran widely regarded as a “legend” within the agency, Binney was the senior technical director within the agency and managed thousands of NSA employees.

BUDGET DEAL SPARES VULNERABLE SEN. DEMS FROM TAKING TOUGH VOTES. The budget deal that Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) brokered last week and passed in the House will make it easier for four vulnerable Senate Democrats from red states to get re-elected.

BUDGET BILL MOVES TOWARD FINAL PASSAGE IN SENATE. A bipartisan budget bill that would ease some but not all of painful budget cuts that would otherwise slam the Pentagon and domestic agencies has passed a pivotal test in the Senate.

SIX GOP SENATORS BACK RYAN-MURRAY BUDGET, ENSURING SENATE PASSAGE. The budget deal that House Budget Committee chairman Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) cut with Senate Budget Committee chairwoman Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) is set to clear the Senate, The New York Times reports.

REPUBLICAN LEADERS, CONSERVATIVE GROUPS SHOW SIGNS OF POLITICAL DIVORCE. Republican leaders and several hard-right groups are displaying the classic signs of a political divorce, including bitter name-calling and reprisals against one another.

33 GOP SENATORS VOTED AGAINST ADVANCING RYAN-MURRAY DEAL. While 12 Republican Senators voted with Senate Democrats to proceed to a vote of final passage on the budget deal from House Budget Committee Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Senate Budget Committee Chairwoman Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA), 33 Senate Republicans stood up to the deal and voted against cloture.

Millennials Finally Turn Against Obama, Want Recall. A majority of 18-to-24-year-olds now say they would recall Obama as president if they could. It is finally happening; young people who overwhelmingly supported Obama are now turning away from him in droves. The hope and change he promised never materialized, instead replaced with deteriorating conditions.

LINDSEY GRAHAM: PAUL RYAN IS PRESIDENTIAL MATERIAL. Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) said he thinks that House Budget Committee chairman Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) is presidential material because of his work on the spending deal he cut with Senate Budget Committee chairwoman Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA).

Climate change expert's fraud was 'crime of massive proportion,' say feds. The EPA’s highest-paid employee and a leading expert on climate change deserves to go to prison for at least 30 months for lying to his bosses and saying he was a CIA spy working in Pakistan so he could avoid doing his real job, say federal prosecutors.

Judge Slaps NSA, Says Its Phone Surveillance Program Is Probably Unconstitutional. Acting on a lawsuit brought by conservative legal activist Larry Klayman, Leon issued a preliminary injunction barring the NSA from collecting metadata pertaining to the Verizon accounts of Klayman and one of his clients. However, the judge stayed the order to allow for an appeal.

Gun-Free Zones Are Murder Magnets. “The legislation that is on the books is lethal. It is killing people. All of these gun free zones are murder magnets, and we’ve simply got to get rid of them. It’s an illusion to think that somehow we’re going to be safer because we can’t have a gun in a particular area, because the bad guy is gonna have a gun.”

Insurers: Obamacare Enrollment Data Filled with Errors. Yesterday, the Obama administration claimed that it had reduced the data errors being sent to health insurance companies. Originally, approximately 15,000 enrollment forms were not transmitted correctly to the companies but now the Administration claims the erroneous transmissions have been greatly diminished. The insurance companies disagree.

LOW LATINO ENROLLMENT HURTING CALIFORNIA OBAMACARE EXCHANGE. The LA Times reports Covered California’s enrollment among Latinos is dreadful, despite spending millions on advertising targeting Spanish-speaking Californians, withl ess than 4,500 people who speak Spanish as their primary language have enrolled in Obamacare using the state exchange.

A Colorado School Massacre Was Prevented Because of a Good Guy with a Gun. After the Newton, CT shootings last year the anti-gun media scoffed at the idea of armed security guards in schools, instead opting to just enact stricter gun control laws and hope that the lawless would happily oblige. But it has been discovered that the recent shooting at Arapahoe High School in Centennial, Colo. Friday afternoon was stopped because of a good guy with a gun.

ISLAMISTS THREATEN BRITISH SHOP OWNERS WITH 40 LASHES FOR SELLING ALCOHOL. Whitechapel is on the outskirts of London, but it is an area where Muslims enforce Sharia law without any interference from British officials. On Saturday, they took it a step further and told shop owners in the area they will face 40 lashes if they continue to sell alcohol.

“Obama Worship Syndrome.” Primarily affecting low-information voters and members of the mainstream media, Obama Worship Syndrome attributes impossible capabilities to Obama’s political opponents, finds excuses for every Obama failure in everyone around him and praises the president as the finest politician — nay, human being — of our time.

GLOBAL WARMING SCIENTISTS MEET DURING RECORD COLD IN CALIFORNIA. The American Geophysical Union--a group of scientists among whom are many of the most respected names in global warming studies--held their annual fall meeting in San Francisco this week. The weather that greeted them had little warmth to boast, however: the Bay Area has seen dangerous, record-setting cold temperatures this week.

Denver Post Edits “Socialist” Out of Description of Arapahoe School Shooter. More media tricks… After thinking things over, the Denver Post decided to delete the fact that Arapahoe School shooter Kark Pierson was a committed socialist from their news report.

Articles: Dangerous Times: Inspector Clouseau Brings Peace. A nuclear arms race is now arising in the Middle East, starting with an Iranian nuke, then a Saudi and Egyptian one. Nobody knows the end game. Obama's biggest legacy may be worldwide instability for years to come.

Brit Hume points to graph showing ‘colossal political impact of Obamacare’

E D Weinberg There are multiple federal laws that protect bald eagles. The president just repealed them. The Obama administration is about to approve a rule that will ensure the death of golden and bald eagles for the next 30 more years.

The List of Obamacare Problems Keeps Growing: States are warning that they may not process Medicaid enrollments from people who have signed up for the health program through the troubled site, raising the prospect that several hundred thousand low-income people who thought they had obtained insurance actually may not have it. - 12/5/13

IRS FLOATS RULE CHANGES TO TIP 2014 ELECTIONS. The Internal Revenue Service quietly proposed new regulations aimed at 501(c)(4) organizations during the Thanksgiving recess that Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA), Chairman of the House Oversight Committee, called "a crass political effort by the Administration to get what political advantage they can, when they can."

ACTOR GABRIEL BYRNE SLAMS POPE, SAYS OBAMA RESPONSIBLE FOR THE DEATH OF THOUSANDS. Veteran actor Gabriel Byrne told a radio talker that Pope Francis' public graciousness belie the fact that the religious leader is merely a figurehead who cannot affect the change needed for the Catholic Church.

AFTER DENYING THEY MET, WHITE HOUSE ADMITS OBAMA LIVED WITH UNCLE. In yet another example of White House dissembling and our subservient media rolling over, the White House admitted Thursday that President Obama not only knows a Kenyan uncle who faced deportation, but that the president lived with this uncle in the eighties. When asked in 2011, the White House said there was no record of the two ever meeting.