FBI flip-flops on disclosing cell phone surveillance tech

By   /  May 22, 2015  /  Accountability, Federal Government, Issues, Judiciary, National, News, Open Records, Power Abuse  /  No Comments

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The FBI is trying to reassure everyone that they weren’t secretly spying on your cell phone, and certainly wasn’t telling local cops to keep it secret.

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Survey: Federal employees commemorate Memorial Day by watching porn

By   /  May 22, 2015  /  National, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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By M.D. Kittle | Watchdog.org

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Nothing says honoring our nation’s fallen service members like downloading some porn on Memorial Day.

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Environmentalists fail in bid to revoke GOP senator’s degree

By   /  May 21, 2015  /  Energy and Environment, National, News, Washington  /  No Comments

LET'S TAKE YOUR DIPLOMA: Radical environmentalists solution to disagreeing with senator's views.

By Tori Richards | Watchdog.org
A Washington state senator has survived a campaign by Western Washington University students who demanded their school revoke his master’s degree because he’s not radical enough on global warming.
Doug Ericksen, a Republican and chair of Washington’s Senate Energy, Environment and Telecommunications Committee, has blocked efforts to force businesses and residents to go green, […]

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Dish TV CEO to taxpayers who gave him $3 billion subsidy: You’re the real winners

By   /  May 21, 2015  /  Ethics, Federal Government, National, News, Technology  /  No Comments

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Embattled Dish CEO Charles Ergen admits he’s using small-business subsidies to build his global wireless capacity, but the billionaire says taxpayers will benefit anyhow.

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Inventor fights for patents amidst push for reform

By   /  May 21, 2015  /  Federal Government, Lobbying, National, Technology  /  No Comments

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Bryan Pate is no stranger to Chinese intellectual property theft.

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Obamacare expansion cash could fill huge highway funding gap

By   /  May 21, 2015  /  Arkansas, Federal Government, National, News, State Budgets  /  No Comments

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Are Republicans willing to increase taxes or cut infrastructure spending to keep federal taxpayers on the hook for Obamacare expansion?

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