This week there’s been a number of stories worth highlighting regarding your civil liberties. On Monday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ruled the administration must disclose the legal rationale behind the targeted killing program that has resulted in the deaths of several Americans, most famously Anwar al-Awlaki and Samir Khan, a Pakistani […]
Yay! Now you can look at how the Federal Government wisely spent your tax dollars. Interestingly enough, there is no line item for “making death rain from the sky” aka President Obama’s drone program that has killed approximately 2,400 people, including at least 168 children and 416 civilians in Pakistan alone.
Last week, Malala Yousafzai, the 16-year-old shot in the head by the Taliban for speaking out in favor of women’s education in Pakistan, met with President Obama at the White House. At the meeting she offered some sharp criticism of The United States’ drone program, something she has experienced firsthand: In a meeting that included […]
President Obama is preparing to take military action in Syria. CBS News reports: [Defense Secretarty] 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 officials told The Associated Press that the Navy had sent a fourth warship armed with ballistic missiles into […]
Ron Paul’s latest Texas Straight Talk: Last week the US Senate took a break from debating the phony cuts known as “sequestration,” for Senator Rand Paul to hold a 13-hour filibuster to force the Obama administration to state whether it believes the President has the right to kill American citizens with drones on US soil. I […]