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Pentagon Struggles with Cyber Security

WASHINGTON — On a Monday morning earlier this month, top Pentagon leaders gathered to simulate how they would respond to a sophisticated cyberattack aimed at paralyzing the nation’s power grids, its communications systems or its financial networks.

The results were dispiriting. The enemy had all the advantages: stealth, anonymity and unpredictability. No one

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Illegal: FBI Cut Corners to Wiretap

An internal audit found the FBI broke the law thousands of times when requesting Americans’ phone records using fake emergency letters that were never followed up on with true subpoenas — even though top officials knew the practice was illegal, according to The Washington Post.

The inspector general’s follow-up report on the so-called

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Blackwater / Xe Mercenaries Arrive in Somalia

At least 18 people have been killed in clashes between rival factions in southern and central Somalia, and there are reports that Blackwater/Xe mercenaries have entered the country.

A battle broke out between the pro-government Ahlu Sunnah militia and Hizbul Islam fighters in the town of Baladwayne on Sunday and went well into Monday, during

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Robot Border Guards in Europe

A MIGRANT makes a furtive dash across an unwalled rural section of a national border, only to be confronted by a tracked robot that looks like a tiny combat tank – with a gimballed camera for an eye. As he passes the bug-eyed droid, it follows him and a border guard’s voice booms

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Privacy Gains Victory Over Detailed Body Scans

WASHINGTON — – The government has promised more and better security at airports after the near-disaster Christmas Day, but privacy advocates are not prepared to accept the use of full-body scanners as the routine screening system at the nation’s airports.

“We don’t need to look at naked 8-year-olds and grandmothers to secure airplanes,”

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How China Treats Drug Addiction

FU LIXIN, emotionally exhausted from caring for her sick mother, needed a little pick-me-up. A friend offered her a “special cigarette” – one laced with methamphetamine – and she happily inhaled. The next day, three policemen showed up at her door. “They asked me to urinate in a cup,” Fu said. “My friend had been

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Safe Schools Czar: Qestionable Connections

A Marxist atheist trained in materialism, Harry Hay tried to find spirituality in his own confused sexual identity, eventually developing the idea that he was a “Radical Faerie” who had male and female traits.

Kevin Jennings

A communist, he was also a supporter of the North American Man-Boy Love Association (NAMBLA).

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CIA Sent Blackwater on Assasination Mission

In 2004, the CIA sent a team from the private security firm Blackwater, now called Xe, to Hamburg to kill an alleged al Qaeda financier who was investigated for years by German authorities on suspicion of links to al Qaeda, according to a little-highlighted element in a Vanity Fair article to be published this month.

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Parents Arrested for Home schooling

Two parents in Montgomery County are accused of improperly home schooling their children.

Forty-seven-year-old Richard Cressy and his wife, 41-year-old Margie Cressy, are charged with endangering the welfare of a child.

The sheriff’s department says the two were home schooling their four children, ages 8 to 14 years old, without the required approval from the

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Japanese Homeless Housed in Plastic Capsules

Even though it sounds odd at least there is some sort of concerted effort to “House” the homeless as opposed to other places that shall remain un-named!

Japan: Homeless People Living in Plastic Capsule Hotels

Japanese homeless housing unit

For Atsushi Nakanishi, jobless since Christmas, home is a cubicle barely bigger than

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Seven CIA Operatives Killed in Afghanistan

Barack Obama was accused of double standards yesterday in his treatment of the CIA.

The President paid tribute to secret agents after seven of them were killed by a suicide bomber in Afghanistan.

In a statement, he said the CIA had been ‘tested as never before’ and that agents had ‘served on the front lines

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