News D.C. congresswoman says 'you don't have a right to know' what's going on in governme
She angrily sputtered during a congressional hearing Friday that the White House should not be held up to scrutiny, saying that there was no right to know what it was doing behind closed doors.
News Congress brings socialism to America with this proposed law
http://www.sovereignman.com, by Simon Black
Sadly today I am reporting to you yet another development that seems as if we are all living within the pages of Ayn Rand's seminal work Atlas Shrugged.
News Senate Goes Into Containment Mode With Appearance of Bed Bugs
And I would have thought that there would be some professional courtesy shown to an ancient bloodsucker on Capitol Hill. After all, they have some familiar attributes with other denizens of Capitol Hill moving through the halls from office to office.
News Why Congress Must Reopen the TWA 800 Investigation
http://www.lewrockwell.com, Jack Cashill
On July 2, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) announced that it would not reopen the investigation into the destruction of TWA 800.
News Ever wanted to see when the US Congress anonymously edits Wikipedia? Well now you can.
The US Congress does more than pass your laws and spend your tax money. It also edits Wikipedia "anonymously." The twitter freed above tells you what wiki articles they have edited and how they have edited them
News New anti-patent-troll bill advances, but some say it hurts more than helps
Less than two months after Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV) killed a comprehensive anti-patent-troll bill which had been passed by the House of Representatives, a much more modest bill taking aim at trolls has passed through a key subcommittee.
News Congressional Panel Accused Of Leaking Insider Information, Refuses To Comply With Probe
It was back in April 2013, when the WSJ reported of a peculiar surge in various health insurance stocks that came moments after a report from Height Securities, a Washington-based investment-research firm that ferrets out policy news....
News Journo: Opposition to Taxes and Spending Is Racist
David Cay Johnston, the board president of Investigative Reporters and Editors, Inc., blamed racism and "fixed ideology that has no support in the empirical data" for opposition to increased taxes and spending.
News Immigration advocates stack demands for Obama
President Barack Obama faced immediate demands for bold action to stem deportations Tuesday, a day after declaring immigration legislation dead and announcing plans to act on his own.
News Obama To Use Executive Action To Override Hobby Lobby Decision
According to reports, President Obama is already weighing whether or not he can swing the executive hammer and take unilateral action regarding the Supreme Court ruling against the contraception mandate in Obamacare.
The Hill reports that on Monda
News Tell the Imperial President: No More Wars!
Barack Obama has asked Congress for $500 million to train and arm rebels of the Free Syrian Army who seek to overthrow the government.
News There Is At Least One Independent-Thinking State Senator
Lew Rockwell blog
Sen. Black makes a number of notable statements about US support of terrorists in Syria, about their atrocities, about the media acceptance of State Dept reports, about the false statements of Ambassador Ford, and about the ignorance of
News Is Congress About to Reduce Funding for Bioterrorism Vaccines?
In 2004, Congress passed the Project BioShield Acta ten-year, $5.6 billion fund for purchasing vaccines to use in the event of a bioterrorist attack.
News A Look at The Senate's Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act of 2014
The Senate Intelligence Committee recently introduced the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act of 2014. It's the fourth time in four years that Congress has tried to pass "cybersecurity" legislation.
News FAA will miss deadline to integrate drones in U.S. skies, report says
The Federal Aviation Administration will miss a September 2015 deadline set by Congress to allow drones to fly throughout the nation's skies because of technical and regulatory obstacles that are unlikely to be resolved anytime soon, according to a g
News Harry Reid signs up for Rand Paul's voting rights bill
There's a new bipartisan coalition in the Senate that's looking to expand voting rights for people with a criminal record Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.), and libertarian first-term Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.).
News Ending the federal worker gravy train
This month's congressional hearing on outlandish bonuses at the Veterans Administration is the latest proof that the nation needs to overhaul how federal workers in every department are paid and promoted.
News Biggest Scandal of this administration going completely unnoticed while right out in front of us...
The past several years have been filled with scandal after scandal...
News Washington's militarized land-grabs: Targeting the Sioux Indian Reservation in South Dakota
In the wake of a Bundy Ranch crisis sparked by a militarized federal land-grab effort in Nevada, it seems that the Department of Interior has set its sights on a new prize - this time targeting once protected Indian reservation land on Pine Ridge in
News Snarky Lawmaker Reminds Former NSA Chief That Selling State Secrets Is Illegal
http://www.wired.com, By Kim Zetter
Cybersecurity firms and snake-oil salesmen promising protection from online threats are ubiquitous these days, and it's hard to stand out in such a crowded fieldunless you're the former leader of the world's best hacking outfit.
News Senators push major FOIA change
Two senators are proposing the most significant reforms to the Freedom of Information Act in four decades, including altering a key exemption that government agencies frequently use to deny access to a vast swath of Executive Branch documents.