Reports indicate that government bureaucrats are using the security clearance process to block key members of the Trump administration from accessing sensitive national security information. The politicization of the security process is a signal that unelected government insiders, not the appointees chosen by the elected Trump government, are ultimately in charge of the nation’s military.
War hawks at the highest levels of U.S. government have in recent years increasingly advocated for ratcheting up military tensions between the U.S. and countries capable of striking the homeland. Why advocate such foreign policy recklessness? Why Not? The taxpayers have them covered.
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When President Donald Trump exclaimed “I love WikiLeaks” during his campaign for president, many transparency advocates cheered. The president’s remarks, followed by growing tension between his fledgling administration and the surveillance state, were taken by many as hopeful evidence that the Obama administration’s war on whistleblowers was coming to an end. Something has changed.
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President Donald Trump’s opponents have lashed out at the administration for reversing an Obama-era policy of publishing White House visitor logs. But critics who are calling the president’s decision a reversal of transparency are missing a bigger point.
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions loves the federal drug war– so much so that he’s working on a plan to go after states which have legalized marijuana in recent years. Despite his zeal to rid the nation of dangerous pot smokers, the AG recently admitted he is a little bummed that more Americans aren’t down with the nanny state.
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In what is becoming a reoccurring theme in Washington as President Donald Trump continues to be swallowed up by the will of the establishment, the commander-in-chief is walking back previous criticisms of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.
Under the Obama administration, the Internal Revenue Service was weaponized to target conservative nonprofit groups liberals accused of pushing political agendas in violation of tax exemption laws. Now, a prominent conservative group is asking the IRS to investigate similar allegations against the liberal Southern Poverty Law Center.
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“The rights of some individuals and businesses were compromised,” the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGA) said of a bungled Internal Revenue Service effort to “dismantle criminal enterprises.”
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A former Environmental Protection Agency official believes he deserves a medal for helping agribusiness giant Monsanto hide the results of a study allegedly linking the company’s products to cancer.
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President-elect Donald Trump has vowed to walk back Obama administration environmental regulations to make U.S. industry more competitive— but President Obama is forging ahead to finalize a spate of last minute EPA rules.
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The political establishment is continuing to insist that Russian hackers meddled in the U.S. election in an effort to undermine democracy— but a growing number of state officials are saying the federal government looks to be the only entity that compromised their election systems.
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Former Congressman Ron Paul contends that Donald Trump’s unwillingness to drag the U.S. into more unwinnable military misadventures may not mean a thing due to “shadow government” meddling.
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As the political establishment and Silicon Valley become increasingly emboldened in efforts to silence online speech that defies political correctness, it’s time for free speech advocates and innovators to create online media spaces where the 1st Amendment reigns supreme.
Thanks to the new academic myth that being offended is tantamount to being physically assaulted, student leaders at Tuft University are warning their peers that wearing insensitive Halloween costumes could earn them a visit from the police.
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From stories of German citizens fleeing their country because of growing migrant populations to reports in the U.K. revealing that the definition of “child refugee” is up for interpretation, there’s evidence of growing populist resistance against government resettlement programs.
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In yet another headline causing concern about the state of relations between the U.S. and Russia, a political scientist with close ties to the Kremlin says he’s already prepping for the worst.
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