House Republicans Press Obama Administration With Questions About Terrorist Attack on US Consulate in Benghazi

By: Wednesday October 3, 2012 12:35 pm

Tonight’s debate is supposed to be focused mainly on the economy, but the Romney campaign has worked hard to get the Benghazi consulate attack into the conversation. And given the shifting story from the White House and the potential implications, that might be a good idea.


Pentagon Worked to Cover Up Human Suffering at Afghan Military Hospital

By: Tuesday July 24, 2012 3:37 pm

A congressional subcommittee heard statements from investigators and members of the US military who had observed shocking conditions at the Dawood military hospital in Afghanistan. The story involves corruption and a coverup by senior commanders in Afghanistan who order non-cooperation with investigators and destruction of evidence.

Beehive State Congressguy Thinks You Should Mind Your Own Beeswax

By: Tuesday July 10, 2012 3:34 pm

Jason Chaffetz (R-BYU) thinks you should mind your own effing business when it comes to how much money Mitt Romney has because Mitt Romney is A VERY SUCCESSFUL BUSINESSMAN who pays the minimum amount of taxes that he has to (depending upon whichever foreign locale he stashes his monies) and also Mitt does a lot of charitable giving (MORMON CULTZ CHURCH) and that is all you need to know. So there.

Investigate the TSA, Not Tyner

By: Tuesday November 16, 2010 11:44 am

The last thing the TSA needs is a pile of crappy technology that isn’t even effective, that people refuse to use, right?

The “groping” technique was developed as a way to punish people into using the scanners — because there are $148 million more on the way. And just so nobody gets the idea to follow Tyner’s lead, the TSA is using threats and intimidation to guarantee the market for the porno scanners. Whether Tyner is prosecuted or not, people will hear about what happened to him and think twice before refusing to become fodder for their new machines.

This is a full-on outrage.

It’s time to investigate the TSA, not Tyner. Sign the petition demanding Congress investigate the TSA’s porno scanners, aggressive groping, and abuses of power.

Endangered Sage Grouse Loses to Energy Interests

By: Friday March 5, 2010 4:43 pm

The Fish & Wildlife Service has just announced that the sage grouse is a candidate for listing as an endangered species, but its listing will be precluded because its habitat overlaps with oil, gas, and wind development across the West.

Follow Firedoglake
CSM Ads advertisement