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Senator Feinstein’s husband stands to profit big from government deal   Recently updated !

By Against Crony Capitalism January 17, 2015   Senator Feinstein’s husband stands to profit big from government deal   Boy is it good to have a spouse in the Senate. Even better if one is in the commercial real estate business like Richard Blum, Diane Feinstien’s husband is. Seems Mr. Blum’s company CBRE  just happens […]

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Congress Lines Up FCC Commissioners-Turned-Lobbyists For Hearing To Say Why Congress’s Bad Net Neutrality Proposal Is Great

By  Kate Cox Consumerist   Congress Lines Up FCC Commissioners-Turned-Lobbyists For Hearing To Say Why Congress’s Bad Net Neutrality Proposal Is Great   Steve Selwood   Depending on your point of view, Congress has been either promising or threatening to come up with a legislative solution to net neutrality, which would do an end-run around […]


CISPA is back, Corporations and government sharing your data with each other. What could be better? 1

By Nick Sorrentino Against Crony Capitalism   CISPA is back, Corporations and government sharing your data with each other. What could be better?       (From Cispaisback.org)   This marks the third time Congress is trying to pass the bill to allow corporations to share our personal data with governments loosely. In addition, the […]

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Former U.S. president George W. Bush said emphatically in a 2006 speech that the United States 'does not torture,' and that he had not authorized it nor would he. (Lucy Nicholson/Reuters)

CIA torture report: 8 times U.S. officials defended CIA interrogations

By Trinh Theresa Do, CBC News Last Updated: Dec 10, 2014 3:56 PM ET CBC News   CIA torture report: 8 times U.S. officials defended CIA interrogations   Even amid a firestorm, former CIA directors are defending interrogations   Even before the U.S. Senate intelligence committee released the explosive CIA torture report on Tuesday, Bush […]


‘A Litany of Federal Crimes’ – Judge Napolitano on the CIA Torture Report

By Daniel McAdams Ron Paul Institute   ‘A Litany of Federal Crimes’ – Judge Napolitano on the CIA Torture Report   “The most compelling, detailed documented report of government intentional infliction of pain on non-combatants ever produced in American history since the time of the Civil War.” That is how RPI Advisory Board Member Judge […]

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The Senate Is About to Approve a Plan to Use Pensioners Money to Fill Potholes

Source: http://www.economicpolicyjournal.com By Robert Wenzel The Senate Is About to Approve a Plan to Use Pensioners Money to Fill Potholes   The highway trust fund is the finance source that is used to fix potholes and bridges at the Federal level. It is on the brink of insolvency. Congress appears ready to “solve” the underfunding […]