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Black Budget

Ali Watkins

Senate Intelligence Committee Kicks Off Budget Season

HuffingtonPost.com | Ali Watkins | Posted 04.16.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate Intelligence Committee kicked off budget season this week with a slew of appearances from Washington’s top spies. CIA Direc...

Sam Stein

Bipartisan Bill Would Force Obama To Unveil Spy Agencies' 'Black Budget'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Reflecting the growing concern about the opaqueness of America’s national intelligence apparatus, a bipartisan group of lawmakers on T...

U.S. Taxpayers Pay $574 Per Year to be Spied on by Their Own Government

Steve H. Hanke | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Steve H. Hanke

For months, the American public has received a steady stream of new information detailing the massive scale and scope of the United States' spying act...

More Than a Dream

Paula Gordon | Posted 10.30.2013 | Politics
Paula Gordon

The future -- as well as the present -- is what we make of it. That's how dreams come true: "We ... will not be satisfied until justice rolls down like water."

Top Secret NSA 'Black Budget' Revealed

AP | STEPHEN BRAUN | Posted 10.29.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The National Security Agency on Thursday disputed a published report that secret intelligence budget files provided by agency leaker Edw...

Top Secret 'Black Budget' Details Spy Agencies' Successes, Failures

Washington Post | Posted 08.29.2013 | Politics

U.S. spy agencies have built an intelligence-gathering colossus since the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, but remain unable to provide critical information...

Andrea Stone

Intelligence 'Black Budget' Cost Taxpayers $54.6 Billion in 2011

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrea Stone | Posted 12.28.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Congress appropriated a whopping $54.6 billion for classified intelligence operations in 2011, an increase over the previous two years. ...

President Obama's Monumental Shutting Down of Disturbing CIA Activities

Vivian Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Vivian Norris

This country was saying and supposedly standing for one thing and then, via these CIA-backed activities, doing the opposite of what a democratic United States stands for.