An intelligence contractor who disclosed a top-secret National Security Agency electronic surveillance program surfaced in Hong Kong on Sunday and suggested he planned to defect to China.
Lawmakers began the public debate Sunday on the NSA surveillance programs, staking out positions on whether the data monitoring programs are an overreach of power or a necessary protection, or somewhere in between.
Pfc. Ivory Wilson III was 17-years-old, a model soldier, and a virgin when he left the gates of Fort Riley, Kan., one night in 1974. When he stumbled back to base in the pre-dawn hours, he was drunk, high on cocaine and weed, $600 richer, and bereft of his chastity.
A group of southern senators is blocking an attempted repeal of a food testing program whose critics say is duplicative and expensive.
Former IRS Commissioner Douglas Shulman’s wife has been working for a left leaning “non-partisan” 501(c)(4) non-profit group called Public Campaign, reports the National Review.
A wireless provider with ties to the secret dark money group the Democracy Alliance is pushing back against the Obama administration’s surveillance of customers. CREDO Mobile co-founder Michael Kieschnick said on Thursday he was ‘deeply disturbed’ by the administration’s overreach of individual’s civil liberties.