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TSA misconduct up 26% since 2010

 
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TSA misconduct up 26% since 2010

A new report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) confirms what most of us suspected–  misconduct among Transportation Security Agency officials increased by 26% over the past year: Among the report’s findings: – Misconduct cases involving TSA employees — everything from being late to skipping crucial security protocols — rose from 2,691 a year in […]


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Be careful what you Google

Here is an account of one family’s encounter with the surveillance state. Agents searched this family’s house because of their  Internet searches for  the Boston bomber, backpacks, and pressure cookers raised suspicions that they might be terrorists. Of course, the agents did not have to show a warrant before searching the house or demonstrate probable […]


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A House Divided Over NSA Spying on Americans

Here is Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul’s latest Texas Straight Talk on last week’ s debate and vote on Representative Justin Amash’s amendment to limit the National Security Agency’s collection of our private data. Under Dr. Paul’s leadership, Campaign for Liberty will continue to fight to end all unconstitutional surveillance: Last week’s House debate […]


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Red State Socialism makes you sick

Kewrnic Ward at Watchdog.org details how the farm bill not only subsidizes well-off farmers and agri-business but actually encourages over-production of unhealthy and fattening foods. So if the government really wanted to do something about the “obesity crisis” they would cut spending for these programs: “These taxpayer giveaways are all the more absurd at a […]


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Crony Capitalism=Corruption

Virginia Governor Bob “Tax Hike” McDonnell and his wife are being investigated by the FBI regarding allegations they used the Governor’s office to promote the interests of one of the Governor’s major donors. This donor also paid for McDonnell’s daughter’s wedding and provided other gifts for the Governor and his family. Governor McDonnell’s defense is that […]


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