Category Archives: National Security

Judge Watson’s ruling on Trump temporary travel ban shows ‘illogic’: See Yemen

Federal Judge Derrick Watson (Hawaii) penned a 43-page shutdown of President Donald Trump’s executive order temporarily freezing travel from six conflict-plagued countries. Watson, said The Guardian, wrote that the Trump administration’s “illogic…is palpable.” What is palpable is the absolute ignorance … Continue reading

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Why is Congress ignoring House IT investigation with Capitol Police in lead?

The House Oversight & Government Reform Committee hasn’t faced a barrage of questions about an investigation with national security implications. Media have largely ignored the investigation. Making things even more questionable is the fact the criminal probe is being conducted … Continue reading

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Conviction of ICE deportation officer for bribes and corruption raises questions about past policy

The story probably won’t lead the news cycle, but the recent conviction of Arnaldo Echevarria, 38, on federal charges raises questions about policies in place before the election of President Donald Trump. I expressed concerns about corruption in US Immigration … Continue reading

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Vault 7 release latest warning in the United States of Surveillance

It made sense after the attack on the US in 1993 to address shortcomings in our national security. We had no warning from our government and media were essentially useless in informing us we were a nation at risk. Since … Continue reading

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Crime victims long ignored find validation in Trump’s address to Congress

President Donald Trump’s address to Congress on Tuesday was, by most accounts, very effective. Trump stayed on topic, refraining from veering into campaign mode we have become accustomed to since former President Barack Obama took office. The most memorable moment … Continue reading

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Cutting through rhetoric on the Sweden refugee affair

President Donald Trump brought up the topic of refugees in Sweden in a speech he made to supporters on Saturday in Melbourne (FL). Trump cited Sweden as a country having problems because of refugee admissions—“You look at what’s happening last … Continue reading

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Why are legacy media ignoring House IT scandal?

Legacy media appear to be ignoring a House of Representatives IT scandal. Details emerging sound like they’re ripped from the pages of a spy thriller. Despite intrigue, most of the coverage is coming from conservative websites. Politico has done at … Continue reading

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