For some time, millions of Federal dollars and decommissioned military equipment have been falling into the hands of local police departments through grant deals which serve two purposes: Giving local cops cool toys like tanks and riot gear to test out on small time criminals and putting local law enforcement agencies in the back pocket of Federal agencies.
A lawsuit filed against the National Security Agency by a coalition of 19 organizations illustrates how some Federal policies violate American rights, regardless of demographics, political affiliation or personal beliefs.
A Jackson, Miss., man got fed up with his local streets being littered with potholes, despite promises by elected officials to take care of the problem, and decided to take matters into his own hands. The “Pothole Patchman” fixed more than 100 bumps in the road.
Countries around the world are taking different approaches to address concerns over the United States’ National Security Agency Spying initiatives exposed by whistle-blower Edward Snowden recently. According to Izvestia, Russian intelligence officials have made steps to going back to using paper documents to communicate certain sensitive information. Russia’s Federal Guard Service recently ordered 20 Triumph […]
An amendment to the immigration reform bill which would add up to 20,000 agents and $38 billion in additional spending to the ranks of the U.S. Border Patrol is being decried by many current Border Patrol agents. The opponents fear that a massive and abrupt hiring surge could allow criminals and lesser-qualified agents to join […]
Do you feel well-represented by your Federal government? If you said no, President Barack Obama wants you to change your tune: You should love the government “because the government is us,” the President said Monday. Obama was attempting to make the point that Americans should focus less on government failings and more on where it […]
National Security Agency whistle-blower Edward Snowden has summoned Americans to “confront the growing danger of tyranny,” according to an open letter published by his father Lonnie Snowden and Attorney Bruce Fein. Here is the text of the letter: July 2, 2013 Edward Joseph Snowden Moscow Dear Edward: I, Bruce Fein, am writing this letter in […]
The Senate passed its amnesty-laden immigration reform effort on Thursday with the support of a strong majority made up of all Democrats and 14 Republican members of the legislative chamber. The bill, which passed 68-32, brings nearly 11 million undocumented aliens in the U.S. one step closer to a path to citizenship. Republicans who voted […]
If America’s anti-gun crowd can’t get its way by encouraging the Nation’s lawmakers to pass unConstitutional gun control legislation, they are likely going to attack the right to bear arms with the tax system.
Wackobirds, you are officially vindicated in your worries over domestic drone use: FBI Director Robert Mueller told Senate lawmakers Wednesday that the agency has several drones and has yet to adopt strict policies and guidelines for use of the aircraft. But according to Mueller’s testimony, the lack of policies to protect American citizens’ privacy has […]