Senate committee approves new whistleblower protection measures

ShareThis Senate committee approves new whistleblower protection measures 07 Nov 2013 A new Senate bill authorizing the next year’s worth of intelligence operations would force the public disclosure of civilian deaths in drone strikes and add protections for spy-sector whistleblowers that are being hailed by advocates. The bill, which was approved in the Senate intelligence […]

Fast and Furious: Obama’s Potential Watergate Is About Eric Holder’s Missing E-Mails

On June 7 Attorney General Eric Holder told the U.S. House of Representatives’ Judiciary Committee: “We’ve looked at 240 custodians, processed millions of electronic records and reviewed over 140,000 documents and produced to you about 7,600.” Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) shot back: “So, 140,000 documents. How many documents are responsive but you are withholding at […]

LA GOP Ousted Rules Committee Chairman calls Security to Remove Opponents

This is what happened just before the Ron Paul Supporter was assaulted by Shreveport Police at LA GOP State Convention, and suffered a broken hip: The adoption of the Rules Committe Report was put to a vote. Rules Committee report was NOT adopted. The Rules Committee Chairman then tried to push through a motion to […]

US senator calls to prosecute Assange

ShareThis US senator calls to prosecute Assange 02 Jul 2012 The head of the US Senate’s powerful intelligence oversight committee has renewed calls for Julian Assange to be prosecuted for espionage. The US Justice Department has also confirmed WikiLeaks remains the target of an ongoing criminal investigation, calling into question Australian government claims that the […]

House bill extends TSA intel sharing to mass transit

ShareThis House bill extends TSA intel sharing to mass transit 22 Jun 2012 The Transportation Security Administration already shares intelligence it collects with airports. Now a House bill would expand TSA’s intel sharing to local mass transit systems as well. The House passed the bill May 30 and the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and […]

GOP-run House panel finds Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt

ShareThis Breaking: GOP-run House panel finds Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt 20 Jun 2012 The House Government Oversight and Reform Committee has voted along party lines, 23-17, to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress for refusing comply with a subpoena for documents related to the Fast and Furious George W. Bush […]

Just Furious: House committee schedules contempt vote against US Attorney General Eric Holder

CBS News has learned the House Oversight Committee will vote next week on whether to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress. It’s the fourth time in 30 years that Congress has launched a contempt action against an executive branch member. This time, the dispute stems from Holder failing to turn over documents […]

Labor Department backs off plan forcing reporters to use government-issued computers

  (FOXNEWS)   The Labor Department has backed off a plan to force news agencies to use government-issued computers and other equipment to report on jobless reports and other key economic data, following a GOP-led House hearing this week, according to several published reports. Agency officials have said they want reporters who analyze, then write about […]

CIA Declines Lawmakers’ Request for Information on Leaks

ShareThis CIA Declines Lawmakers’ Request for Information on Leaks 08 Jun 2012 The CIA won’t respond to a U.S. House Intelligence Committee request for information about leaks of classified data, said Representative Mike Rogers (R-MI), the panel’s chairman. The committee had asked about last month’s disclosure of information on an intelligence operation that thwarted plans […]