BUZZFLASH NEWS ANALYSIS by Meg White No matter what side of the aisle you’re on, the release of the 2004 CIA inspector general’s report and the accompanying promise of a legal inquiry from Attorney General Eric Holder is upsetting. Every American should be dismayed that interrogators working in our name resorted to threatening rape, death [...]
A BUZZFLASH NEWS ANALYSIS by Meg White Mike German is not surprised you haven’t heard of fusion centers. German was an FBI agent until 2004 and is currently a national security policy advisor for the American Civil Liberties Union, yet he “had never heard of a fusion center” until 2007. He said the reason that [...]
A BUZZFLASH NEWS ANALYSIS by Meg White “They don’t care. They put on a uniform and they say honor and integrity and they have no morals, no honor and no integrity, and I don’t even know how to sleep at night. –Linda Johnson, mother of Pvt. LaVena Johnson Pvt. LaVena Johnson, 19, was so excited [...]
A BUZZFLASH NEWS ALERT by Meg White Pop quiz: Which multi-billion dollar defense contractor is actually classified as a small business? Here’s a hint: It’s facing a war crimes inquiry and its got “Worldwide” in its name. After prompting from Rep. Henry Waxman (D-CA), who chairs the House Oversight Committee, the inspector general from the [...]
A BUZZFLASH NEWS ALERT by Meg White Though the name of the hearing — Executive Power and Its Constitutional Limitations — didn’t include the hot-button word, impeachment was on the minds of judiciary committee members and witnesses Friday.
A BUZZFLASH NEWS ALERT by Meg White The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommended the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) get residents out of government-issued temporary housing units as soon as possible. The CDC cited environmental hazards as the reason, telling FEMA to start moving high-risk populations such as children, asthmatics, and the [...]