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‘Muslim reformers’: Forever talking the talk, never walking the walk

Raymond Ibrahim,  Due to its rarity, it’s always notable whenever a top Islamic leader publicly acknowledges the threat of Islamic radicalism and terror. And yet, such denunciations never seem to go beyond words—and sometimes not even that. Thus, in “An Arab Prince Denounces Islamism,” Daniel Pipes highlights “a remarkable but thus-far unnoticed address on Dec. 5” by […] Read More →

Sony Hack Reinvigorates Support for Privacy-Busting CISPA-Style Legislation

White House, lawmakers exploit crisis to push for draconian data powers.  The Sony hack attack has reinvigorated support for privacy-busting CISPA-style cybersecurity legislation that was previously considered dead, prompting calls to make the issue a top priority in 2015. With the White House declaring the hack to be a “national security issue” yesterday, numerous prominent […] Read More →

Full text of U.S. FBI statement on Sony cyberattack

Following is the full text of the FBI’s statement on Friday on the recent cyberattack against the Hollywood movie studio Sony Pictures, a unit of Sony Corp.  “Today, the FBI would like to provide an update on the status of our investigation into the cyber attack targeting Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE).  In late November, SPE […] Read More →

False Flag? U.S. blames North Korea for Sony cyberattack

 The U.S. government on Friday blamed North Korea for a devastating cyberattack against Sony Pictures, calling it an unacceptable act of intimidation and vowing to impose “costs and consequences” on those responsible. It was the first time the United States has directly accused another country of a cyberattack of this nature on American soil. The […] Read More →

Sony Just the Beginning For North Korea’s cyber army, long-term target may be telecoms…etc.

 The hacking attack on Sony Pictures may have been a practice run for North Korea’s elite cyber-army in a long-term goal of being able to cripple telecoms and energy grids in rival nations, defectors from the isolated state said. Non-conventional capabilities like cyber-warfare and nuclear technology are the weapons of choice for the impoverished North […] Read More →

After Sony, House Cybersecurity Chairman Warns Power Grid, Wall Street Could Be Next

Leah Barkoukis,  House cybersecurity chairman Patrick Meehan is warning that the attack on Sony may be just the beginning. Nation-state hackers like North Korea and Iran could also hit Wall Street, the nation’s power grid, or the federal government next, he said, making it all the more important President Obama sign pending cybersecurity legislation into law.  “The attack on Sony […] Read More →

Feds Flooding U.S. With Muslim Immigrants, As Government Data Shows Economy Is Falling Apart

 While everyone is worried about the illegal immigrants flooding over the Southern border, the federal government over the last decade has granted legal status to millions of  Muslim immigrants. This week, we learned the Obama administration is in the process of granting refugee status to 9,000 Syrian Refugees, many of whom could have direct ties […] Read More →

Conspiracy Theorists Will Be Buzzing After This Strange Thing The Obama Admin Just Ordered

 Preppers sometimes get a bad rap, especially the hardcore survivalists who stockpile tons of packaged food and ammunition in underground bunkers. But what about the apparent prepper mentality of U.S. government officials now awaiting bids on a solicitation they recently made for “emergency preparedness” survival kits for banks? According to the update on a recent article […] Read More →

How the U.S. Could Retaliate Against North Korea

 If the U.S. decides to retaliate over North Korea’s alleged hacking of Sony Pictures Entertainment computers, officials could target the government’s financial resources, its illicit drug and counterfeiting operations or the hackers themselves. One thing the Obama administration is unlikely to do is unleash a tit-for-tat cyber attack, analysts said. Any eventual U.S. response also […] Read More →

Is Government Faithful to the Constitution?

Judge Andrew Napolitano,  When the government is waving at us with its right hand, so to speak, it is the government’s left hand that we should be watching. Just as a magician draws your attention to what he wants you to see so you will not observe how his trick is performed, last week presented […] Read More →

Conspiracy or Truth? Sony Hack Bears Hallmarks of U.S. Intelligence Operation

Obama admin. mulling “proportional” response. The Obama administration considers Sony’s inability to secure its computer network and allowing unknown hackers access to confidential information to be a serious breach of national security.  White House spokesman Josh Earnest did not say North Korea was responsible for the hack. Instead, the accusation was made Wednesday by an […] Read More →