Ron Johnson

DHS Ignored 2008 Advice on Imminent EMP Disaster

Homeland Security has taken no precautions since warning of imminent electrical threat

U.S. power grid / APThe Department of Homeland Security has failed to address a single recommendation from a 2008 Critical National Infrastructures report to assess the threat of electromagnetic pulse (EMP) attacks and solar storms, according to Christopher Currie, director of homeland security and justice at the U.S. Government Accountability Office.

These Six Court Cases Could Cripple Obamacare

Analysis: Affordable Care Act Faces 100 Pending Lawsuits

Around one hundred lawsuits challenging the president’s signature policy achievement are currently making their way through the courts. Some of these lawsuits challenge very specific parts of the law, while others are challenging the law in its entirety. Here is a list of the six major legal challenges to the law.

Victoria Nuland Questioned About Benghazi Attack Talking Points

Republicans criticize former State Department spokeswoman

Former State Department spokesperson Victoria Nuland faced tough questions from senators on Thursday about her role in the White House’s efforts to alter public talking points about the Sept. 11, 2012, terror attacks in Benghazi, Libya, that killed four Americans.

An Unbalanced Approach

How Obama's opening bid stalled the fiscal cliff talks

genderThe opening bid in negotiations over the so-called fiscal cliff delivered to Congressional Republicans on Thursday by President Barack Obama was neither balanced nor indicative of a party that is particularly concerned about reducing the deficit despite claiming to favor a “balanced approach” to solving the country’s fiscal crisis.