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@SenRandPaul receives “assurances” on domestic drones in letter from Eric Holder

Posted by: ST on March 7, 2013 at 6:22 pm » 5 Comments

I love it: Sen. Rand Paul declared victory Thursday after Attorney General Eric Holder assured him that the president cannot use a drone to kill a noncombatant American on U.S. soil — an assurance Paul had sought during his 13-hour filibuster the day before. “Hooray!” Paul responded when the letter was read to him for […]

 

DHS: “We can buy assault weapons to protect ourselves; you can’t. Hah-hah!”

Posted by: Phineas on January 28, 2013 at 1:01 pm » 5 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Since the Newtown school massacre, there have been renewed calls for bans on so-called “assault rifles.” There was a march in D.C. this last weekend, and Senator Diane Feinstein (D-Nannystate) introduced legislation to ban all sorts of weapons, mostly based on cosmetic factors that scare lefties, but make no difference in the […]

 

ICE Chief of Staff resigns in face of sexual harassment allegations

Posted by: Phineas on September 2, 2012 at 5:31 pm » 4 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Well, that didn’t take long: ICE Chief of Staff Suzanne Barr has resigned after allegations of lewd behavior. In a letter to ICE Director John Morton, Barr denied the sexual harassment claims made against her. “As such, I feel it is incumbent upon me to take every step necessary to prevent further […]

 

Raunchy affidavits filed in DHS sex discrimination suit — Updated: Barr goes under the bus?

Posted by: Phineas on August 15, 2012 at 1:01 pm » 2 Comments

**Posted by Phineas More allegations about Animal House-like behavior at the Department of Homeland Security have come to light, this time in affidavits filed in the first of two lawsuits (so far): The affidavits were given as part of a discrimination and retaliation suit filed earlier this year by James T. Hayes Jr., the head […]