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NSA Officer claims there is no way to search e-mails the way the records system is set up. Apparently they can, however, sift through an enormous amount of our data, though. Cindy, your slip is showing.
Sen. Rand Paul @ Foreign Relations Hearing on The Egypt Crisis-7/25/13
REUTERS: House Rejects Bid To Curb Spy Agency Data Collection
By David Alexander
WASHINGTON | Wed Jul 24, 2013 9:05pm EDT
(Reuters) - A U.S. spy program that sweeps up vast amounts of electronic communications survived a legislative challenge in the House of Representatives on Wednesday, the first attempt to curb the data gathering since former NSA contractor Edward Snowden revealed details of its scope.
U.S. Officials Warn Russia Against Giving Refuge To Edward Snowden
Thu Jul 25, 2013 5:45AM
US officials have warned Russia against giving refuge to American intelligence leaker Edward Snowden, after reports that he has been given documents to leave Moscow’s main airport.
In a blunt warning to Russia, Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.), chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said Russia is provoking a diplomatic crisis with its reported granting of refuge to Snowden.
Charles Kenny of Bloomberg-Businessweek thinks the bloated, incompetent department known more for employing illiterate groups of Blue Gloved sexual perverts and fear-mongering color-wheels of terror than actually "protecting" America needs to be put out to pasture...
The Case for Abolishing the DHS
By Charles Kenny
With Moscow Poised To Help Snowden, Congress Unloads on Putin
Posted By John Hudson Wednesday, July 24, 2013 - 12:47 PM
Despite weeks of diplomatic wrangling, Russia is poised to allow NSA leaker Edward Snowden to leave Moscow's international airport. And that has U.S. Congressmen on both sides of the political aisle fuming.
Obama Nominee Faces Investigation Involving Company Run By Brother Of Hillary Clinton
By Michael Isikoff
NBC News National Investigative Correspondent
John McCain And The Obama Administration: The New Power Triangle - VIDEO
By MIKE ALLEN and JIM VANDEHEI | 7/23/13 8:59 PM EDT
Barack Obama, to hear his advisers tell it, has finally found The One he has been looking for: John McCain.
“We have been looking literally for years for someone we can cut deals with, and finally someone has stepped up,” a White House official said. West Wing aides say they now talk with McCain roughly every other day.
Trey Gowdy: Obama Advisor Dan Pfeiffer A 'Demagogic, Self Serving, Political Hack
Caroline May Political Reporter | 6:14 PM 07/23/2013
WASHINGTON — South Carolina Republican Rep. Trey Gowdy slammed Obama adviser Dan Pfeiffer as a “demagogic, self-serving, political hack,” at the conclusion of a House immigration hearing Tuesday.
"Stand Your Ground Laws" CSPAN Debate: John Lott, Author of "More Guns Less Crime" vs Jon Lowy, the Squirmer from the BradyBunchSubmitted by AnCapMercenary on Mon, 07/22/2013 - 16:31
Face The Nation Video: Boehner Says He Can't Take A Stand On The Issues Because It Makes His Job HarderSubmitted by emalvini on Mon, 07/22/2013 - 13:47
Face The Nation Video: Boehner Says He Can't Take A Stand On The Issues Because It Makes His Job Harder
(CNSNews.com) - House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) apparently sees his role as more of a facilitator than a leader.
Asked repeatedly if he favors a pathway to citizenship for 11 million illegal aliens, Boehner told CBS's "Face the Nation" that his job is not to take a stand, but to let the House "work its will."
Sequester Jester: Pentagon Signs $31K Contract For Oil Portrait Of Leon Panetta
10:09 AM, Jul 22, 2013 • By JERYL BIER
Washington D.C. is big on tradition, and one of those traditions involves official portraits of top government officials. The Defense Department just awarded a $31,200 contract (frame included) to Portraits, Inc. for an official portrait of former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta:
EXCLUSIVE: Move Over NSA, Here Comes The Obamacare Big Brother Database
by James S. Robbins | Posted by: jamesrobbins1 on July 20, 2013 11:37 am
Would you trust thousands of low-level Federal bureaucrats and contractors with one-touch access to your private financial and medical information? Under Obamacare you won’t have any choice.
Retiring IRS Lawyer Implicates Obama Appointee In Testimony - VIDEO
10:03 PM 07/19/2013
Retiring IRS lawyer Carter C. Hull’s testimony before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, in which he implicated an Obama appointee, will ensure that the IRS proceedings last through the summer, according to insiders close to the situation.
Pentagon Does 'About Face' On Key Benghazi Witness, Makes Marine Colonel Available To Talk To CongressSubmitted by emalvini on Fri, 07/19/2013 - 19:05
Pentagon Does 'About Face' On Key Benghazi Witness, Makes Marine Colonel Available To Talk To Congress
By DAVID MARTOSKO IN WASHINGTON
PUBLISHED: 14:57 EST, 19 July 2013 | UPDATED: 17:08 EST, 19 July 2013
The U.S. Department of Defense has agreed to make available to Congress a Marine Corps colonel who was in command of U.S. Special Forces in Northern Africa on the night armed terrorists staged a military-style assault on an American diplomatic outpost in Benghazi, Libya.