A top military official who heads the Defense Intelligence Agency told journalists at the Aspen Security Forum last week that the United States is no safer than it was before the World Trade Center attacks that set the Nation’s perpetual war machine into motion. In fact, the Nation is likely far less safe than it was in 2001.
On Tuesday, Senator Patrick Leahy introduced a revised version of his USA FREEDOM legislation, the USA FREEDOM Act of 2014, which focuses on telephone record collection and FISA Court reform. While this bill is not a comprehensive solution to overly broad and unConstitutional surveillance, it is a strong first step.
What on Earth is so wrong with the mainstream media in the United States that it can somehow find “equivalency” between the terroristic assaults Hamas leaders in the Gaza Strip have ordered against Israel and what that beleaguered country is doing to defend itself?
Democrats on the Federal Elections Commission attempted to deny Representative Paul Ryan’s leadership PAC, Prosperity Action, the ability to buy copies of the book written by the Republican lawmaker from Wisconsin — The Way Forward: Renewing the American Idea — to give away to supporters.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the United States gained 288,000 jobs in June. A closer look at the numbers proves that instead of the economy getting better, it is a disaster for people who lack a job and want one.
On Feb. 12, 2010, billionaire John Goodman was in an automobile accident that resulted in the death of 23-year-old Scott Wilson. In a highly publicized trial, Goodman was convicted. But the conviction was overturned due to jury misconduct. As Goodman prepares for retrial, the US~Observer is investigating his case.
The protesters and militia members who showed up to support rancher Cliven Bundy this spring when the Federal government confiscated his livestock because of unpaid grazing fees and desert tortoises belong to a “much larger and more dangerous” network of “radical right-wing extremists,” according to a report.
Mercury One, the charitable organization founded by conservative commentator Glenn Beck, is taking truckloads of food and water to McAllen, Texas, where many illegal aliens have been housed. The charitable mission will provide hot meals for 3,000 people, along with some recreational items.
Good for her! Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) is letting us know where she stands. There’s no oily evasiveness for her — or at least there’s less than we usually get from politicians. In a July 18 speech, Warren outlined 11 tenets of today’s progressivism.
Looking to get rich quick? Here’s the perfect scheme. Take an unused room in your home — or better yet, buy an abandoned house, apartment building or hotel — in or near Murrieta, Calif., and house some “unaccompanied refugee minors.”