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Federal appeals court deals blow to President Obama’s amnesty

Federal appeals court deals blow to President Obama’s amnesty

FBI admits Patriot Act snooping powers didn’t crack any major terrorism cases

FBI admits Patriot Act snooping powers didn’t crack any major terrorism cases

FBI agents can’t point to any major terrorism cases they’ve cracked thanks to the key snooping powers in the Patriot Act, the Justice Department’s inspector general said in a report Thursday that could complicate efforts to keep key parts of the law operating. Inspector General Michael E. Horowitz said that between 2004 and 2009, the […]

Public outcry forces FEC Democrats to junk bid to regulate Internet

Public outcry forces FEC Democrats to junk bid to regulate Internet

By Paul Bedard The Federal Election Commission, facing punishing criticism for suggesting that political activity on the Internet should be regulated, rejected talk of new rules Thursday, a victory for GOP commissioners who feared Democrats were targeting conservative sites, even the Drudge Report. During a public meeting, Democrats on the FEC said they were responding […]

House set to pass defense policy bill opposed by Obama

House set to pass defense policy bill opposed by Obama

WASHINGTON (AP) – The House is on track to pass a nearly $612 billion defense policy bill, troche a measure that usually garners bipartisan support but this year has drawn a veto threat from President Barack Obama, dosage angered a Shiite cleric in Iraq and has Democrats fighting Republicans over federal spending caps. A vote […]

Democrats filibuster TPP “FastTrack” trade bill

Democrats filibuster TPP “FastTrack” trade bill

Editors’ note: In a rare move, factions of both Democrats (now filibustering) and Republicans are opposed to a secretive new proposed “free trade” bill that Congressional members aren’t even allowed to talk about publicly, that must be voted either up or down with no amendments permitted, might be changed later by a President, could override […]

Hillary Clinton email case reopened by federal judge

Hillary Clinton email case reopened by federal judge

  A federal judge has reopened an open-records case trying to pry loose some of former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton’s emails, marking the first time a court has taken action on the email scandal. Judge Reggie B. Walton agreed Friday to a joint request by the State Department and Judicial Watch, which sued […]

DHS broke judge’s order, approved amnesty applications despite injunction

DHS broke judge’s order, approved amnesty applications despite injunction

 

Special meeting on Oxnard Budget crisis held

Special meeting on Oxnard Budget crisis held

By George Miller A rather emotional, somber special meeting was held to attempt to explain and quantify the budget crisis, probable causes and possible approaches. See our prior article: Special Oxnard City Council emergency meeting Monday to discuss budget crisis. Name Date Duration Agenda Minutes Video City Council Meeting – Special Meeting May 4, 2015 03h 17m […]

Largest bank banning use of cash and paying negative interest rates?

Largest bank banning use of cash and paying negative interest rates?

By George Miller JP Morgan Chase, the largest bank in the U.S., will be paying negative interest rates- yes you read that right- and banning cash, for many transactions. No, this is not the Twilight Zone- it is for real and it may be just the tip of the iceberg. The financial-savvy blog  ZeroHedge wrote […]

IRS ‘deliberately’ cut customer service, made tax season extra painful, report finds

IRS ‘deliberately’ cut customer service, made tax season extra painful, report finds

  The IRS “deliberately” cut its customer service this year, prostate making the tax season more painful than it had to be for millions of taxpayers, House Republicans concluded in a new report Wednesday that accused the agency of wasting money on pet projects while hanging up on millions of callers. Wait times spiked to […]