A special committee ordered by President Obama to review the legality of the National Security Agency’s spying programs will not be subject to government transparency laws.Read More →
By Eric Boehm | Watchdog.org
This just in: The military-industrial complex is a powerful force in Washington, D.C. politics.
It’s not exactly new information, but the debate over Syria seems to have exposed — once again — the degree to which defense contractors and others standing to profit from the United States launching missiles at a foreign country.
The Senate [...]
Despite denials, docs show McAuliffe company asked feds to fast-track visa for investor tied to spy list
Part 56 of 72 in the series Terry McAuliffe, carmogul
By Tori Richards | Watchdog.org
Government documents contradict claims made by GreenTech Automotive officials that they did nothing to press federal officials to approve the visa application of Zhenjun Zhang, a foreign investor with ties to a Chinese company on a U.S. spy list.
Documents show that attorney Simone Williams and CEO Anthony Rodham, executives at [...]
Not only can you “actually see Russia” from some parts of Alaska, but you may also see the wrong end of a missile launched from North Korea.Read More →
The federal government will probably continue to keep secret even the most basic data involving “warrantless wiretapping,” despite fervent calls to expand transparency.Read More →