U.S. expanding military aid, intelligence in Africa

ShareThis U.S. expanding military aid, intelligence in Africa 25 Jun 2012 The U.S. is carefully expanding efforts to provide intelligence, training and at times small numbers of forces to African nations to help counter terrorist activities in the region, the top American military commander for Africa said Monday. Speaking to a conference that included representatives […]

US Senate blocks bid to restore $4.5 billion for food aid

ShareThis US Senate blocks bid to restore $ 4.5 billion for food aid 20 Jun 2012 The US Senate has overwhelmingly rejected a bid to preserve some $ 4.5 billion in food stamps funding, as part of the massive farm bill. The request to keep that spending in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), or […]

Spain nationalizes fourth-largest bank as crisis deepens

Spain’s government will effectively nationalize the nation’s fourth largest bank to shore up the hurting banking sector and try to convince investors the country doesn’t need a bailout like those taken by Greece, Ireland and Portugal, the Economy Ministry said Wednesday. Under the deal, €4.5 billion ($ 5.9 billion) in funding that Bankia SA received […]

Amendment puts spotlight on Pentagon propaganda

ShareThis Amendment puts spotlight on Pentagon propaganda 09 May 2012 A member of the House Armed Services Committee threatened an amendment to block funding for Pentagon propaganda efforts Wednesday, citing USA TODAY reports questioning their efficacy and management. Rep. Hank Johnson, D-Ga., called the information operations program a “fiasco” and said contracts with the largest […]

Ron Paul Still in the Race with Millions in Funding and Zero Debt

RT | ccording to the latest bulletin from the campaign headquarters of the Texas congressman, Ron Paul is still in the race and rolling in the bucks.              

US Admits Israel is Arming, Funding and Training Terrorist Groups in Iran

Deadly attacks on Iranian nuclear scientists are being carried out by an Iranian dissident group that is financed, trained and armed by Israel’s secret service, U.S. officials tell NBC News, confirming charges leveled by Iran’s leaders. The group, the People’s Mujahedin of Iran, has long been designated as a terrorist group by the United States, […]

Jewish groups get most money from federal security grants

ShareThis Jewish groups get most money from federal security grants 02 Jan 2012 In 2010, 94 percent of DHS’s nonprofit security funding went to Jewish groups that are, in the words of the Department of Homeland Security, “at high risk of terrorist attack.” Last month, the Nonprofit Security Grant Program awarded three St. Louis Jewish […]

Congress To Fund Massive Expansion Of TSA Checkpoints

Fears over burgeoning police state increase after passage of NDAA Paul Joseph Watson Infowars.com Friday, December 23, 2011 Congress is set to give the green light on funding for a massive expansion of TSA checkpoints, with the federal agency already responsible for over 9,000 such checkpoints in the last year amidst increased fears America is […]

Difficult opening for crunch EU debt summit

EU leaders opened a crunch summit on the debt crisis Thursday mired in divisions over a treaty change demanded by Germany, and undermined by an ECB warning there will be no big boost in rescue funding. European Central Bank president Mario Draghi, who arrived late in Brussels for pre-summit talks with a restricted power group […]

States struggle to pay for Medicaid

By Paige Winfield Cunningham, WashingtonTimes.com Infused with billions of extra Medicaid dollars from President Obama’s economic stimulus package, states have largely burned through the aid and are scrounging for a way to support programs bloated by the sluggish economy. The majority of states have cut provider payments as they try to make up the lost […]