Posts Tagged ‘homeland security’


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Secret Service Blames Bureaucracy


Tuesday October 14th, 2014   •   Posted by K. Lloyd Billingsley at 8:45am PDT   •   0 Comments

As we recently noted, the vaunted United States Secret Service has been maintaining something of an open-door policy at the White House, residence of the President of the United Sates, by some accounts the most powerful person in the world. In September, an armed man walked right in and got a lot farther than…
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The Secret Is Out on Incompetent, Arrogant “Service”


Friday October 3rd, 2014   •   Posted by K. Lloyd Billingsley at 2:16pm PDT   •   1 Comment

Recent hearings on the Secret Service by the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee proved entertaining and educational. For example, in 2011 someone had fired shots at the White House but Secret Service bosses wrote this off as a car backfiring, rather unlikely since all cars now have fuel injection. And even with carburetors,…
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NSA, TSA, SOS


Friday August 9th, 2013   •   Posted by K. Lloyd Billingsley at 8:58am PDT   •   8 Comments

As the New York Times reports, the National Security Agency (NSA) is “not just intercepting the communications of Americans who are in direct contact with foreigners targeted overseas.” The agency is “also casting a far wider net for people who cite information linked to those foreigners.” Further, in its extensive computer searches of data,…
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Department of Homeland Security Fails to Make Nation Secure


Monday July 15th, 2013   •   Posted by K. Lloyd Billingsley at 8:45am PDT   •   5 Comments

The National Transportation Safety Board says it will be months before they fully determine why Asiana flight 214 crash landed at San Francisco on July 6. The crash also disturbed other federal security agencies, for a strange reason. Bob Clifford, an aviation attorney whose firm has handled a number of air disaster cases, told…
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Interest Payments on U.S. Government Debt Are on Track to Bankrupt America


Monday June 13th, 2011   •   Posted by David Theroux at 2:20pm PDT   •   5 Comments

This video, “Brother, Can You Spare a Trillion? Government Gone Wild!”, has now had over 2.7 million views on YouTube. It summarizes the gigantic threat that U.S. government debt poses for America, with annual interest payments alone this year totaling more that all federal spending for the combined costs of the departments of Commerce,…
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“Mandatory” U.S. Spending Alone to Exceed All Federal Revenues


Wednesday March 16th, 2011   •   Posted by David Theroux at 12:38pm PDT   •   0 Comments

Jeffrey Anderson at The Weekly Standard reports that “Mandatory Spending to Exceed all Federal Revenues — 50 Years Ahead of Schedule”. We have now gotten to the point . . . where if national defense, interstate highways, national parks, homeland security, and all other discretionary programs somehow became absolutely free, we’d still have a…
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