Chaffetz, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee face big challenges

Sarah Westwood The Washington Examiner 1/4/2014

Protecting whistleblowers from retaliation and bringing hidden government records into the light top the list of challenges facing the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform in 2015.

Under the new leadership of Rep. Jason Chaffetz, the committee will also confront crippling environmental regulations, a lack of inspector general […]

The ultimate goal of the NSA is total population control

At least 80% of all audio calls, not just metadata, are recorded and stored in the US, says whistleblower William Binney – that’s a ‘totalitarian mentality’

Antony Loewenstein The Guardian [UK] 10 July 2014

William Binney is one of the highest-level whistleblowers to ever emerge from the NSA. He was a leading code-breaker against the […]

IRS scandal deepens

Anthony Martin Conservative Examiner 6/24/2014

As new disclosures were revealed today by top level managers in at least two federal agencies, one fact has become all too clear. The IRS scandal has vastly deepened, and more people were involved than Americans were previously led to believe. The scandal is so broad, in fact, that government […]

VA scandal: Obama administration seeking identities of whistleblowers

Jim Kouri Law Enforcement Examiner 6/14/2014

A well-respected, non-partisan watchdog group, currently probing the allegations of misconduct and malfeasance at healthcare facilities run by the Obama administration’s U.S. Veterans Affairs Department, is refusing to comply with a federal subpoena on Friday ordering the group to reveal the identities of — and information provided by […]

West Virginia doctor claims patients on VA waiting list committed suicide

FoxNews.com 5/19/2014

A West Virginia doctor is coming forward with new allegations against the Department of Veterans Affairs, claiming that she too was told to put patients seeking treatment off for months on end — and that at least two of them committed suicide.

The claims add to the mounting controversy surrounding the VA, and […]

U.S. Plunges To 46th In World Press Freedom Index... Below Romania

Tyler Durden ZeroHedge 2/16/2014

…As you might expect, the economic decline of a nation into rule by a handful of corrupt oligarchs will have many other negative repercussions. One of these is a loss of civil rights and freedoms that many of us have taken for granted. Reporters Without Borders puts out their Press Freedom […]