President Obama defended the NSA's data mining of people's phone records. He insisted that there were checks and balances and warrants. Is Obama's trustworthiness evaporating? Pew Research polls say the public's trust in the government is at its lowest since polling began decades ago. The IRS scandal reached its latest stage when employees from Cincinnati claimed that the office in DC knew and requested that they target Tea Party groups. Satanists are gathering on Washington State Ferries.