The Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) has written to President Barack Obama urging him to consider Representative Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas) as the next Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, replacing Janet Napolitano, who left the position to accept an offer to lead the State university system in California.
In 2009, the Social Security Administration put together a study intended to gauge the character traits, behaviors and tendencies of people who were receiving Federal disability checks. Although the study was a matter of public record, it wasn’t intended to communicate its findings to the public — only to academics and policymakers.
Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) is sounding an alarm over President Barack Obama’s real intentions in delaying the tiered implementation of his signature first-term accomplishment – the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. In a Breitbart interview, Cruz cautions that Obamacare will soon be inextricably rooted in America’s bureaucratic structure – if the President continues to stagger […]
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton… American patriot? The National Defense University Foundation thinks so. On November 14, the organization will present Clinton with its American Patriot award for being a leader who has “strengthened America’s strategic interests and advanced global security.” “As First Lady, Senator, and Secretary of State, Hillary Rodham Clinton tirelessly worked to […]
The U.S. Department of Agriculture paid our more than $32 million in crop insurance and soil and conservation payments to farmers who are dead between 2008 and 2012, according to the findings of a recent Government Accountability Office Report. GAO said the payments were made because the USDA’s Risk Management Agency and Environmental Working Group […]
More than 20 teachers and administrators at schools in one small Southern town will be concealed-carrying firearms on campus this fall, after the school district in Clarksville, Arkansas, a family-friendly town of about 9,000 people, agreed to train and license certain employees as armed security guards. In addition to completing a 53-hour training course, each […]
On Tuesday, a military judge acquitted Pfc. Bradley Manning of the serious charge of aiding the enemy which was levied against the serviceman for leaking hundreds of thousands of classified military reports and diplomatic cables to the website Wikileaks. The aiding-the-enemy charge could have resulted in a sentence of up to life in prison or […]
Here is a collection of some of the stories making the Internet rounds this morning. Click the links for the full stories.
Researchers from Rice University and Louisiana State University illustrated in a recent study that domestic policy encouraging a welfare and police state simultaneously are economically unworkable and do damage to the very people the policies were intended to help.
Privacy advocates in the United States are in a better position to gain public support for dismantling portions of the Nation’s surveillance apparatus than they have been in years.