Archive | September, 2014

Homeland Security Settles Case of Document Seizure From Investigative Reporter

The strange case began August 6, 2013 in Maryland when the Coast Guard executed a search warrant on one of its employees whose wife happened to be an investigative reporter. The stated purpose of the search was to look for weapons and ammunition which the Coast Guard employee was forbidden from owning. But during the […]

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Companies Charge High Fees to Families of Inmates

The Center for Public Integrity is out today with its first in a two-part series examining how financial companies charge high fees to the families of prison inmates. According to its investigation: In March of last year, the Virginia Department of Corrections informed the families of inmates that JPay Inc., a private company in Florida, […]

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Justice Dept. Must Release Fast and Furious Doc Log in One Month

Calling the government’s arguments for “even more time…unconvincing,” a federal court has ordered the Justice Department to turn over a list of withheld Fast and Furious documents by Oct. 22. Attorney General Eric Holder had sought a delay until the day before the midterm elections. Separately, Obama administration officials revealed that Holder intends to announce […]

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Small liberal activist group gets caught in Twitter campaign targeting political enemy

A small group of liberal activists that includes an executive from Hillary Clinton support group Media Matters has gotten caught in a social media campaign to target its political enemies. That’s according to an article in the Daily Caller. There’s nothing illegal about using Twitter and other tools in an organized effort to controversialize or discredit […]

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US terrorism victims win landmark terror financing case against Arab Bank

After two days of deliberation, the verdict is in today: jurors today agreed with 300+ US nationals who were victims of terrorist attacks in Israel. According to their verdict, Arab Bank did business with Hamas-linked terrorist groups and money funneled through Arab Bank accounts was material in 24 terrorist attacks. Case background: http://dailysignal.com/2014/08/21/paycheck-terrorism-5300-suicide-attack/ http://dailysignal.com/2014/08/11/terrorism-lawsuit-accuses-arab-bank-helping-reward-hamas-suicide-bombers/ http://dailysignal.com/2014/09/08/arab-bank-mounts-defense-landmark-terrorist-financing-case/ […]

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HealthCare.gov insider: “I am tired of cover ups”

The General Accountability Office is out with a damning new report flagging serious risk to personal information on HealthCare.gov. I reported on some of these risks, based on insider accounts, for CBS News last year. At the time, the Obama administration, Democrats and Hillary Clinton’s front group Media Matters vehemently denied them. According to the […]

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Gallup: Trust in News Media Returns to All-Time Low

Excerpts from Gallup: Americans’ confidence in the media’s ability to report “the news fully, accurately, and fairly” has returned to its previous all-time low of 40%. Trust among Democrats, who have traditionally expressed much higher levels of confidence in the media than Republicans have, dropped to a 14-year low of 54% in 2014. Republicans’ trust […]

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Cummings Opening Statement for Benghazi Select Committee

Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD) opening statement. Hearing on the Status of the State Department’s Implementation of the Accountability Review Board Recommendations September 17, 2014 Thank you, Mr. Chairman, for holding today’s hearing. I know every Member of this panel is dedicated to ensuring that our work honors the memories of the four Americans who were […]

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Gowdy Opening Statement for First Benghazi Select Committee Hearing

Gowdy Opening Statement at Benghazi Select Committee Hearing 1 As prepared for delivery Gowdy: A little over two years ago, four Americans were killed serving our country in Benghazi, Libya. Two were killed when a facility emblematic of our country was set on fire. Two were killed because they dared to fight back and defend […]

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After hours operation to “separate” Benghazi docs? (VIDEO)

Former State Department official Ray Maxwell describes after-hours operation in headquarters basement to “separate” out damaging Benghazi documents. (This report is airing on Sinclair Broadcasting TV affiliates, ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox, across the US.) Share      

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