A new executive order signed into law by President Barack Obama quietly last week further empowers the Department of Homeland Security by helping it to create local partnerships between Federal and private institutions “to address homeland security challenges.”
Recent reports show that, despite the increasingly kitschy campaign ads from the left (called by some pundits an attempt to lure younger, more immature voters), the campaign for President Barack Obama lacks youth support in key battleground States.
Mainstream media continue to push the idea that the upcoming Presidential election is about race. A recent Associated Press poll claims that 51 percent of Americans harbor negative feelings toward blacks.
Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano is looking for potential future additions to the United States’ massive security/surveillance apparatus; her agency has begun target kindergarten-aged children with cybersecurity training.
President Barack Obama, seeking to embolden his weak record on American business, said that he would appoint a “secretary of Business” if he is elected to a second term in the White House.
As Hurricane Sandy threatened much of the United States’ Eastern seaboard, political pundits took the opportunity to shout back and forth about which Presidential candidate would cut the most funding to the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
An officer with the New York Police Department was making plans to cook and eat as many as 100 women. Gilberto Valle, a six-year veteran of the NYPD force, was conspiring to kidnap, kill and consume lots of women, according to the FBI.
Today, the Supreme Court will consider a matter (Amnesty International v. Clapper) that could take away the National Security Agency’s ability to eavesdrop on American’s email and cellular communications without first obtaining a warrant.
The United Nations has its sights set on American drone policy in the Mideast after long condemning the use of drone strikes in areas where civilian casualties often result.
A California resident was arrested after speaking at a Riverside City Council meeting. The woman was cuffed after she exceeded the three-minute time limit. Karen Wright of Riverside was cited with disrupting a public meeting, a misdemeanor.