Pentagon requests $49 million to build new prison at Guantanamo for ‘special’ detainees

ShareThis Pentagon requests $ 49 million to build new prison at Guantánamo for ‘special’ detainees 21 Mar 2013 The United States Southern Command has requested $ 49 million to build a new prison building at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, for “special” detainees prisoners on top of other renovations it says are necessary since Congress has decided […]

Will a Congressional Internet Bill of Rights pave a way for Internet Control

Author: Brian D. Hill Source: USWGO Alternative News According to RussiaToday it is discovered that with CISPA, a major threat to the Internet similar to SOPA/PIPA, “Democratic Senator Ron Wyden has bridged the political gap with Republican Representative Darrell Issa to come up with an Internet Bill of Rights” it states on the RT YouTube […]

NY Tea Party Activist Throws Hat Into Congressional Race

By MAURY THOMPSON, PostStar.com A tea party activist from Jefferson County said she will challenge Matt Doheny in a primary for the Republican nomination to challenge U.S. Rep. Bill Owens, D-Plattsburgh. “I basically say that I’m going from my sofa to politics,” said Kellie Greene, an international business consultant and seminary student from Sackets Harbor. […]

Congressman Introduces Resolution Reaffirming Use of Military Without Congressional Approval is an Impeachable Offense

The Intel Hub | North Carolina Representative Walter Jones has introduced a resolution into the House of Representatives that reaffirms the fact that the use of the military without Congressional approval is an impeachable offense.              

Congressional committee to consider tax breaks for mustaches…

BY DANIEL HALPER, The Weekly Standard The American Mustache Institute earlier today made this surprising announcement: After barnstorming the Nation’s Capitol in support of the proposed Stache Act (details and white paper here), the office of of [sic] Maryland 6th district U.S. Rep. Roscoe Bartlett informed the American Mustache Institute that the congressman has begun […]

Obama’s Call for Web Privacy Guidelines Seen Leading to Rules With Teeth

By Sara Forden and Eric Engleman, Bloomberg.com An Obama administration Internet privacy initiative marks the best chance for setting U.S. standards to shield personal information in the absence of Congressional legislation, consumer groups and lawyers said. The White House called on companies such as Google Inc. (GOOG) and Facebook Inc. (FB) yesterday to work with […]

FDA secretly surveilled e-mail of scientists and doctors, intercepted communications with congressional staff

ShareThis FDA secretly surveilled e-mail of scientists and doctors, intercepted communications with congressional staff 29 Jan 2012 The Food and Drug Administration secretly monitored the personal e-mail of a group of its own scientists and doctors after they warned Congress that the agency was approving medical devices that they believed posed unacceptable risks to patients, […]

Pearland councilwoman announces bid for Ron Paul’s congressional seat

From YourHoustonNews.com Pearland Councilwoman Felicia Harris announced Thursday that she has filed to run for the Republican nomination in the 14th Congressional District, which will be vacated by Rep. Ron Paul as he focuses his efforts on running for president in 2012. “For the past three years, we have seen Barack Obama and his liberal […]

Judicial Watch Staff Members Angel Azar and Irene Garcia Earn “Certificate of Congressional Recognition”

Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today Judicial Watch staff members Angel Azar and Irene Garcia will each receive a Certificate of Congressional Recognition for “outstanding and invaluable service” to the community as a “successful Hispanic leader in South Florida.” This awards ceremony is part of an effort […]