Amazingly, neocon warmonger nitwits continue to claim that “no innocent person has been hurt by the USA PATRIOT act.”
Dear President Obama: I have a policy question…
Banks and Financial Businesses Need MORE Money?
I for one American am getting really sick of paying more tax dollars to these poorly mismanaged corporations while I have to survive in this absurdly callous financial environment that has been created without my help.
Despite my paying off my mortgage and credit card payments on time, I am being charged more and more penalties, fees and APR percentages for being a good customer.
Of course the lawyers that conspired to legalize Torture should be prosecuted. US Law clearly states that Conspiracy To Torture IS A Federal Crime.
(a) Offense.—… commits or attempts to commit torture shall be fined…or imprisoned not more than 20 years, or both, and if death results to any person from conduct prohibited by this subsection, shall be punished by death or imprisoned for any term of years or for life.
The nation’s air traffic control systems are vulnerable to cyber attacks, and support systems have been breached in recent months allowing hackers access to personnel records and network servers, according to a government audit.
The Transportation Department’s inspector general concluded that although most of the attacks disrupted only support systems, they could spread to the operational systems that control communications, surveillance and flight information used to separate aircraft.
Stormy Daniels strode onstage at a downtown Baton Rouge restaurant in a tight black blouse with a plunging neckline and a knee-length skirt in the popular purple of Louisiana State University. She introduced herself with a warning.
"For those of you who don’t know who I am," she told the lunch crowd at The Roux House, "I’d suggest that you don’t Google that until you get home from work."
President Barack Obama’s Defense Department plans to create 20,000 new government jobs to help revise how it buys more than $100 billion of weapons each year, the Pentagon’s No. 2 official told Congress.
The Pentagon also plans to tie contract fees more closely to performance and make deals spanning two years, or more, only when "real, substantial" savings result to taxpayers, Deputy Defense Secretary William Lynn told the House of Representatives Armed Services Committee on Wednesday.
Old Media squared off against New Media as a US Senate panel examined the future of journalism in the digital age.
The demise of the newspaper industry took center stage as a Texas newspaper publisher, a former Baltimore Sun reporter, a top executive from Google and the founder of The Huffington Post website traded jabs in a Senate hearing room on Wednesday.
“Either you’re with us or against us.” – former U.S. President George Walker Bush
The temperature heats up in Pakistan.
Many here and abroad are unhappy with the Obama administration’s actions in Afghanistan and Pakistan. While the methods being used rightly are under attack by various critics, there is little doubt that U.S. involvement in Pakistan is needed on the political, diplomatic and even via military actions.
The mayor of Mississippi’s largest city died early Thursday, less than two days after losing a re-election bid in a contentious Democratic primary that came a week before his second federal trial.
Mayor Frank Melton, 60, died peacefully at 12:10 a.m. at a Jackson hospital with his wife by his side, city spokeswoman Goldia Revies told The Associated Press.
Melton, who had a history of serious heart problems, was taken to the hospital from his home by ambulance on Tuesday night, shortly after he lost the primary.
In twin strokes, President Barack Obama is calling on Congress to provide generous budget increases to domestic programs while proposing relatively modest cuts to wasteful or obsolete programs that just won’t seem to die.
Officials said Wednesday that Obama’s promised line-by-line scrub of the federal budget had produced a roster of 121 budget cuts totaling $17 billion — or about one-half of 1 percent of the $3.4 trillion budget Congress has approved for next year. The details were being unveiled Thursday.