Congress to FBI: Um, why are you using domestic spy planes to invade people’s privacy?

Daily Caller News Foundation via Rare.us 6/3/2015

After a series of recent reports exposed the FBI’s fleet of domestic spy planes, Congress is demanding answers.

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, a Republican, wrote a letter calling on FBI Director James Comey to give the public the skinny on how much he is invading Americans’ […]

WH Told Gibbs Not to Acknowledge Drone Program: ‘You’re Not Even to Discuss That It Exists

Elizabeth Harrington CNS News 2/25/2013

Former White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs said before he became spokesman for the Obama administration he was told to “not even acknowledge the drone program…you’re not even to discuss that it exists.”

The administration’s drone program has come under scrutiny since a confidential Justice Department memo — leaked earlier […]

Obama signs new Executive Order expanding Homeland Security mission in the U.S.

Kenneth Schortgen, Jr. National Finance Examiner 10/26/2012

On Oct. 26, President Obama signed a new Executive Order which expands the role and scope of Homeland Security in states and areas across the country. This order, which establishes a new Security Partnership Council, will have far reaching effects in the overall mission of Homeland Security, and […]

Gazillions — that’s the number of times our government has spied on Americans since 9/11

Judge Andrew P. Napolitano FoxNews.com 8/9/2012

Gazillions. That’s the number of times the federal government has spied on Americans since 9/11 through the use of drones, legal search warrants, illegal search warrants, federal agent-written search warrants and just plain government spying. This is according to Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., who, when he asked the government […]

‘Despite his endorsement of the DREAM Act, President Obama has deported more illegal immigrants than any president in history.’

Althouse 7/8/2012

“He’s been deporting about 400,000 people a year, about double the number in the George W. Bush administration.”From a list of “Obama’s Accomplishments.” (Sarcasm intended.)

The Drone Zone

It is widely known that the United States has three different drone programs. The first is the publicly acknowledged program run by the Pentagon that has been operating in Iraq and Afghanistan. The other two are classified programs run separately by the C.I.A. and the military’s Joint Special Operations Command, which maintain separate […]