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  • Knowledge is Power
    Politics 101: How to request public documents
    There are statutes on the federal and state levels which allow citizens to gain access to public documents and records.What are the information acts?On the federal level, it is the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), which can be read here. The...
  • Binghamton blight resolution kept at a distance
    Why is Binghamton afraid of blight questions?
    The issue of blight in Binghamton New York has been a long term issue that we have been following for years. We first wrote on the subject in part in 2009. That was followed up in 2011 with a more in depth article Blight indeed. During the 2013...
  • Barack Obama
    Judicial Watch says court ordered DOJ to release Fast & Furious docs index
    Judicial Watch yesterday announced that a federal judge has ordered the Department of Justice to release an index of all requested documents relating to the Operation Fast and Furious scandal by Oct. 1, more than two years after President Barack...
  • John Burroughs addresses Sedona MUFON meeting.
    British MOD still witholding secret UFO documents.
    The British Ministry of Defence is still withholding high-level UFO public policy papers, along with other UFO documentation, despite the public stance that all material has been transferred to the National Archives, according to John F. Burroughs...
  • Benghazi
    Will the select committee on Benghazi hurt Republicans in November?
    When political forecaster Nate Silver predicted in late March that the GOP has a slight edge in the race to control the Senate, he was instantly branded a traitor by Democrats. Who but the party of intellect would respond to disquieting news from...
  • US Navy FOIA memo: Navy forced to issue apology over memo controversy
    US Navy FOIA memo: Navy forced to issue apology over memo controversy
    US Navy FOIA memo update: The U.S. Navy has issued an apology after it became public knowledge that Robin Patterson, the Navy's public liaison, accidentally sent a NBC News reporter a memo that detailed ways to reject and stymie a reporter'...
  • U.S. Constitution
    Shield Laws Are a Constitutional Privilege
    The U.S. Constitution cannot be more clear in its concise and ordinary meaning of the words that "the Congress shall make no law ... abridging the freedom ... of the press..." At the time that Amendment was written, there were thousands...
  • ehtics
    Possible conflict of interest charges being weighed in HCPS scandal
    NBC12 News on Thursday reported that the station had received all of the Henrico School Board members financial disclosures for the year, based on their request through the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).As was sure to follow, NBC12...
  • Barry Soetoro Voter Registration
    Soetoro White House voter registration under investigation
    ‘[I]t is … the focus of an investigation into a specific alleged illegal act which could, if proved, result in civil or criminal sanctions’WASHINGTON – A few weeks ago,I published an article: “Voter fraud at 1600...
  • HCPS board member Diana Winston
    Growing scandal shakes up Henrico school board
    News sources on Friday are reporting that in addition to HCPS Superintendent Patrick J. Russo being put on paid leave Thursday, that School Board member Diana D. Winston walked out of that closed meeting, saying she had quit.Winston, who...
  • Crime
    FBI allowed confidential nfinformants to commit 5,658 crimes in a single year
    Imagine a government agency authorizing confidential informants to break the law in order to gather information about a major crime syndicate. Note that we are not talking jaywalking here but, rather, serious offenses such as buying and selling...
  • President Obama carefree and lips sealed about golf round costs
    OMB apparently believes Pres. Obama golf rounds are for free
    Amazingly, 24 hours after we published Why won’t the White House answer the question? the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) provided a response to our FOIA request. Whether by coincidence, or out of embarrassment, a mere 21 days after...
  • Malia Obama
    Did Obama WH suppress online reports on security cost of daughter’s vacation?
    If the president of the United States wants to send his 13-year-old daughter on vacation to a country that is in the throes a bloody drug war, that’s his business. If the parents of 12 of his daughter’s friends agree to let their...
  • FOIA request dump confirms DHS is monitoring Alex Jones, Infowars and Prisonplanet
    FOIA request dump confirms DHS is monitoring Alex Jones and InfoWars
    In an August 17, 2012, data dump received from the Department of Homeland Security, USWGO.com, an alternative news website, has received evidence which confirms that Alex Jones and Infowars.com are being monitored by DHS fusion centers for his ...
  • Manassas, Va., courtroom at the epicenter of global warming fight
    Manassas, Va., courtroom at the epicenter of global warming fight
    On April 16, 2012, the Manassas, Va., courtroom of Judge Paul F. Sheridan became the latest battleground in the world-wide struggle between global warming alarmists and skeptics who don’t believe man is destroying the planet with carbon...