Rare Glimpse into the National Intelligence Program’s ‘Black Budget’

By: Matt McBride Earlier today, The Washington Post released an article detailing the $52.5 billion “black budget” for fiscal year 2013, reopening the Pandora’s Box that is the U.S. Intelligence Community (IC). While the U.S. government [...]

Amash, King Represent GOP’s Competing Views on Congressional Approval

By: Matt McBride American children, if they have teachers who teach the real Constitution and not government propaganda, grow up learning that congressional approval is necessary for the United States to declare war and to appropriate funds to [...]

Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Prepares to Lead US to War

President Obama is preparing to take military action in Syria. CBS News reports: Hagel declined Friday to discuss specific force movements while saying that Obama had asked the Pentagon to prepare military options for Syria. U.S. defense [...]

To War!

The war drums are beating loudly in Washington. But, I have to ask, what's the rush? For the second time in this administration, we find the President eagerly bolting headlong into war without Congressional approval. As in Libya, [...]

Syrian Intervention Less Popular than Congress

According to a new Reuters/Ipsos poll, only 9 percent of Americans believe the United States should take military action in Syria. This makes Syrian intervention less popular than Congress which is currently enjoying a 15 percent approval [...]