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Gazette opinion: Obama earned the low ratings

Gazette opinion: Obama earned the low ratings

Sometimes, you have to admit you're wrong.

June 27, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Zinke says he’d cut regulatory barriers for business

Zinke says he’d cut regulatory barriers for business

HELENA — If elected, Republican U.S. House candidate Ryan Zinke told local Republicans Tuesday that he would work to remove government barriers that impede businesses and push for energy independence.

March 04, 2014 9:48 pm

Darrell Ehrlick: The stories we don't tell

Most of the time, newspapers tell you the story from beginning to end.

February 09, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Gazette opinion: Shedding more light on secret U.S. agencies

Last Thursday, President Barack Obama gave a 40-minute speech that indicates he understands the intensified challenges of protecting constitutional freedoms and national security.

January 23, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

E.J. Dionne Jr: U.S. better off than 5 years ago, but not where Obama hoped

WASHINGTON — It was a bittersweet briefing that told us exactly where the Obama administration finds itself at the dawn of its sixth year.

January 22, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Guest opinion: Why Australia calls Snowden a traitor

WASHINGTON — Edward Snowden stole hundreds of thousands of American secrets and sprinkled them across the Internet. Should he be considered a traitor?

January 15, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Gazette opinion: Obama must reform NSA, quell allies’ outrage

U.S. intelligence agencies’ failure to “connect the dots” before 9/11 precipitated a rush to collect vast amounts of electronic information. That pursuit of information led to egregious overreach by the National Security Agency to gather vast amounts of electronic data from America and all o…

October 28, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

David Ignatius: Worldwide surveillance: Less privacy outside U.S.

WASHINGTON — With the global furor over the National Security Agency’s surveillance activities, you might think that other governments are refraining from such intrusive monitoring. But recent reports by U.S. technology companies make clear that foreign governments are aggressively compellin…

September 05, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Guest opinion: Legislation needed to protect Montanans' privacy rights

We take privacy for granted. Too often we mistakenly assume that we are the only ones privy to our personal information. We assume it is within our discretion to decide who has access to the most intimate details of our personal lives — unfortunately, as the latest headlines have shown, this…

July 29, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Guest opinion: Terrorists win as U.S. gives up freedom for security

The 9/11 attackers have won. Their goal was to provoke fear that in turn would lead Americans to destroy their own democracy.

July 01, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

David Ignatius: What privacy? Practical fallout of Snowden's leaks

WASHINGTON — Congress and the courts will sort out the big questions about privacy and surveillance posed by Edward Snowden’s disclosure of National Security Agency monitoring programs. In the meantime, there are some nagging smaller questions raised by this hemorrhage of secrets.

June 27, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Justice official: Complaint filed against Edward Snowden

Justice official: Complaint filed against Edward Snowden

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department has charged former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden with espionage and theft of government property in the NSA surveillance case.

June 21, 2013 5:32 pm Related Loading…

Gazette opinion: Monumental monitoring calls for public accountability

Americans are looking at their telephones in a new light. Now we know every call we make, every minute we talk is logged by the National Security Agency.

June 13, 2013 12:10 amLoading…

David Ignatius: Jounalists should beware of misplaced idealism

WASHINGTON — Journalists have a professional commitment to the idea that more debate is better, so we instinctively side with leakers. But I’m skeptical about some of the claims of Edward Snowden, the young NSA contractor who leaked secrets about that agency’s surveillance programs to The Wa…

June 13, 2013 12:05 amLoading…

Have You Heard? Show up early for summer flights

This happens every summer. The summer season for airline travel arrives and the planes flying into Billings Logan International Airport have nearly double the seats, causing more delays for passengers.

June 09, 2013 12:05 amLoading…

New Cheyenne supercomputer facility opens for tour

CHEYENNE — Construction is just about finished at a facility just west of Cheyenne that will house a powerful supercomputer for the Boulder, Colo.-based National Center for Atmospheric Research.

June 10, 2011 8:34 amLoading…

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