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Time for a real strategy to keep Americans safe from cyber threats

Sen. Mike Rounds, It is alleged that in recent months, the Russian government conducted  cyber hacks of the Democratic National Committee  (DNC) server and attempted to hack  the Republican National Committee  (RNC) email system. In October 2016, the Department of Homeland Security and the Director of National Intelligence stated that the cyber hackers “intended to

“The Truth Is What We Say It Is”: Obama Signs Orwellian Law Setting Up Fake News Gestapo

Tyler Durden, Editor’s Comment: The federal government has long been at odds with truth. It thrives in a cesspool of spin, lies and misdirection focused constantly around fixing the facts. Why anyone gives any credence to anything said through official Washington channels is only explained by an honest assessment of the helpless and indifferent captive

Obama Quietly Signs The ‘Countering Disinformation And Propaganda Act’ Into Law

Zero Hedge, Just like that, the US Ministry of Truth is officially born. Late on Friday, with the US population embracing the upcoming holidays and oblivious of most news emerging from the administration, Obama quietly signed into law the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) which authorizes $611 billion for the military in 2017. In

Senate Quietly Passes The “Countering Disinformation And Propaganda Act”

Tyler Durden, While we wait to see if and when the Senate will pass (and president will sign) Bill  “H.R. 6393, Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017″, which was passed by the House at the end of November with an overwhelming majority and which seeks to crack down on websites suspected of conducting Russian

House adopts massive defense bill, sees changes under Trump

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a defense policy bill on Friday without some controversial provisions that had worried Democrats, but Republican lawmakers said they expect to revisit the issues once Republican Donald Trump is in the White House. The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) passed by 375-34, sending it to the U.S. Senate, which

NDAA 2017 Includes Draft For Women, Indefinite Detention Of American Citizens

Activist Post – by Derrick Broze The U.S. Congress has passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) 2017 with provisions that will force women to sign up for potential military draft and continues the practice of indefinite detention. On Tuesday, the U.S. Senate approved a $602 billion annual defense budget that President Obama has promised

Phyllis Schlafly: Congress is Close to Drafting Our Daughters

Ever since Donald Trump effectively won the Republican presidential nomination by decisively defeating Ted Cruz in the Indiana primary, Congressional Republicans led by House Speaker Paul Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell have engaged in unseemly public hand-wringing about whether they will or will not accept the people’s choice. Unwilling to support the positions

How Defense Spending Creates an Unsecure Future

David Grantham, The defense budget, in constant dollars, has held steady for nearly 30 years. However, our armed forces are ill-equipped for conflict. Expenditures have remained stable for decades, yet America now has 35 percent fewer combat brigades, 53 percent fewer ships and 63 percent fewer combat air squadrons. How in the world does military

Allen West: What Is Military Appreciation?

“Congress designated May as National Military Appreciation Month in 1999 to ensure the nation was given the opportunity to publicly demonstrate their appreciation for the sacrifices and successes made by our servicemembers – past and present. Each year the president makes a proclamation, reminding Americans of the important role the U.S. Armed Forces have played

NDAA 2017: Military Industrial Complex Wins, People Lose

Daniel McAdams | ronpaulinstitute.org The Defense Authorization bill is supposed to be an opportunity for Congress to shape national defense priorities. The Defense Authorization bill is supposed to be an opportunity for Congress to shape national defense priorities and share the responsibility with the president when it comes to foreign policy. Generally the president has

Judge Napolitano: Obama Impeachment Now œA Very, Very Valid Argument

“Provided material support to a terrorist organization” Libertarian pundit and and former New Jersey Superior Court Judge Andrew Napolitano has called for the impeachment of the President over the Taliban prisoner release, stating that he has aided the release of the worst terrorists in the world. “The president may well have committed a federal crime,”